The Politics of Mapping

Ross Holland examines the political consequences of mapping and using certain projections on maps, and the colonial history behind the maps we use everyday. Geography and politics are intrinsically linked. The amount of land a country owns is, more often than not, a huge factor in determining a country’s political power, as well as the…

Individual vs Corporate action in the fight against climate change

Hollie Parry argues that there is an unjust amount of blame put onto individuals in the fight against climate change while the responsible corporations come away largely unscathed. As the Climate Clock in Times Square counts us down to a tipping point of irreversible change, many agree that more needs to be done to combat…

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…