Jason Dittmer on Michael Jordan, why he feels ‘reasonably optimistic’, and his appointment as Head of Geography

Editor-in-Chief Tomi Haffety gets to know UCL Geography’s Head of Department in true 2020 fashion via a Zoom interview. 2020 has been a strange year for everyone. Returning to university, whether remotely or back in London, has not been the experience that we hoped we would have when UCL closed abruptly in March. Participating in…

Ramble London: Exploring the City Through New Eyes

David Figueira Bourton documents his experience of Ramble London, and offers insight into this vast metropolis that we call home. Ramble London is a set of self-guided walks produced by members from the Department of Geography at UCL. Initiated in 2014, the project is an assemblage of material collected from Professor Richard Dennis’ research and…

(De)Constructing Race

Nick Lising-White investigates the history of race as a concept and examines the ways it has been shaped and reshaped around the world to maintain hegemonic power. Racial difference has come to bear heavily on the lives of many but, genetically, it is not a useful factor by which to differentiate one human from another…