Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics

John Bercow: Modern Politics & Democracy

          “This university has been acclaimed for it’s teaching and innovative approach to research, of which the Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics is a stellar example. It is pioneering in choosing to focus on issues of the most pressing urgency.” John Bercow The University of Brighton Centre for Spatial…

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Visiting Fellowship Applications for 2020 now open

The Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics has an annual round of inviting applications for Visiting Research Fellows, including theoretical research, practice-based research and enterprise-related research (community or industry engagement). The aim of the selective scheme is to provide external researchers, artists, and entrepreneurs with a recognised and visible platform for producing excellent research…

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Bodies on the move: Responses and Reflections

Bodies on the Move was a public workshop exploring the experience of migration through film and movement. Part of the Brighton Fringe Festival’s Migration and Refugee Film Festival and hosted by the University of Brighton’s Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics, it was co-conceived by Elona Hoover and Kate Monson, both doctoral candidates, and…

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Poster with words Care Architecture and urbanism for a broken planet

CRITICAL CARE: Architecture & Urbanism for a Broken Planet

How architecture and urbanism can help to care for and repair a broken planet: essays and illustrated case studies. Today, architecture and urbanism are capital-centric, speculation-driven, and investment-dominated. Many cannot afford housing. Austerity measures have taken a disastrous toll on public infrastructures. The climate crisis has rendered the planet vulnerable, even uninhabitable. This book offers an…

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‘Sounds to Keep’ – An exciting internship project on sound, community engagement and well-being

SECP Doctoral student, Bethan Prosser, has successfully secured internship funding from the South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership to work on an exciting project that will explore the use of sound as a tool for community engagement, wellbeing and research.  Hosted by Open Strings Music (OSM) and in partnership with Unlocking Our Sound Heritage (UOSH), the…

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Imagining zero-carbon economies of the future through art

The ‘System Change HIVE’ is a unique creative arts collaboration that brings together artists, communicators, researchers and mentors to explore, challenge, imagine and help create zero-carbon and socially just visions of the future through the use of art, Virtual Reality (VR) and communication.   An Arts Council funded project, Prof. Julie Doyle, Director of the…

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New funding for energy justice research

New University of Brighton Lecturer and SECP member, Kirsten Jenkins, has gained early funding success for her work on smart technologies and Energy Justice. Kirsten, who joined the University as a Lecturer in the School of Environment and Technology this March, previously worked on issues of Energy Justice within the Centre on Innovation and Energy…

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Through Mud and Concrete: reflections and refractions on doing collaborative doctoral research

SECP Doctoral candidates E.K. Moover (aka Elona Hoover and Kate Monson) co-presenting at the RGS-IGB Postgraduate Forum Mid-Term Conference 18-20 April 2018 The sun was set to shine for each of the three days of the 2018 RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum Mid-Term Conference and it did not disappoint. Bearing in mind what David Gilbert argued in…

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Women and Climate Change: Creative Collaborations

SECP Director, Prof. Julie Doyle, has been invited to participate in a prestigious Fellowship Programme, ‘Under Her Eye’, which gives twelve early career women aged 18-30 the opportunity to explore the relationship between art and science to produce new artwork on environment and climate change. Led by award-winning arts and science charity, Invisible Dust, the…

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