Portraits of Protest

UCL students attended Black Lives Matter protests in London and Berlin. Solidarity, unrest and placards- these are snapshots of the global movement. ‘We are at a critical moment in race relations discourse in the UK and around the world. The work of Black Lives Matter and many other anti-racist organisations that has been years in…

Beyond the Horizon: Portugal’s Plan for Atlantic Expansion

David Figueira Bourton explores the consequences of Portugal’s lost empire, and the economic strategies set to reinstate its influence on the political map. During the European Age of Discovery, an era that marked the start of globalisation, Portugal was one of the pioneering powers establishing trading posts (feitorias) in the Middle East, South Asia, Africa…

On the geopolitical landscapes of Gordon Cheung’s latest exhibition

On the geopolitical landscapes of Gordon Cheung’s latest body of work; Tirion Jenkins reflects on the current exhibition on display at Edel Assanti, a contemporary gallery in the heart of London’s Fitzrovia. As a geography student I have of course spent a lot of time thinking about connections – the international connections of globalization, the…