Great Expectations 2.0

In Great Expectations 2.0, Inez Bartram Vilar reflects upon the first ever article published in The Bloomsbury Geographer. This retrospective response seeks to re-evaluate the initial aims of the Bloomsbury Geography and prospects for the future of the geographical discipline, outlined in an article by Paul Wheatley in 1968. Delving deep into archive – which…

The relaunched Bloomsbury Geographer: the first editors

The first three editors of the Bloomsbury Geographer blog were Jessica Howard-Johnston, Marko Ristić-Smith, and Katharine Sherratt. Although the first discussions about relaunching the journal began in the spring of 2015, not all that long before their final exams, the editors did an excellent job of designing the blog, the associated facebook page, and the…

History of The Bloomsbury Geographer

Before this online revival, the Bloomsbury Geographer was the annual journal of the Department of Geography, University College London. From 1968 to 1995, the journal was a space for undergraduates to publish individually, emphasising the importance of individual work away from examinations. With contributions from students and academics across the department, the journal’s archives are…