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Instagram photography and the geography field course: snapshots from Berlin (2019)
Journal Article
Davies, T., Lorne, C., & Sealey-Huggins, L. (2019). Instagram photography and the geography field course: snapshots from Berlin. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 43(3), 363-383. doi:10.1080/03098265.2019.1608428

Although geography has long associated itself with photography, the rapid advancement of technology has created a clear divide between the visual practices regularly used in wider society and the way photography is utilized by critical geographers in... Read More about Instagram photography and the geography field course: snapshots from Berlin.

Slow violence and toxic geographies: ‘Out of sight’ to whom? (2019)
Journal Article
Davies, T. (2019). Slow violence and toxic geographies: ‘Out of sight’ to whom?. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, doi:10.1177/2399654419841063

Toxic pollution is a form of violence. This article explores the gradual brutalities that communities surrounded by petrochemical infrastructure endure over time. Contributing to political geographies of violence and environmental justice, this paper... Read More about Slow violence and toxic geographies: ‘Out of sight’ to whom?.

Toxic space and time: slow violence, necropolitics, and petrochemical pollution (2018)
Journal Article
Davies, T. (2018). Toxic space and time: slow violence, necropolitics, and petrochemical pollution. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 108(6), 1537-1553. doi:10.1080/24694452.2018.1470924

This article explores how time interacts forcefully with the experience of living within toxic spaces. Through ethnographic research and interviews with residents of a contaminated town in Louisiana, the article unpacks the uncertain temporalities of... Read More about Toxic space and time: slow violence, necropolitics, and petrochemical pollution.

Towards nuclear geography: zones, bodies, and communities (2017)
Journal Article
Alexis-Martin, B., & Davies, T. (2017). Towards nuclear geography: zones, bodies, and communities. Geography Compass, 11(9), doi:10.1111/gec3.12325

Since the discovery of radioactivity in 1895, ionising radiation has become an increasingly prominent part of modern life. Here, we explore the diverse modes of interaction that occur between bodies and nuclear technology and point towards the scope... Read More about Towards nuclear geography: zones, bodies, and communities.

Making space for failure in geographic research (2017)
Journal Article
Harrowell, E., Davies, T., & Disney, T. (2018). Making space for failure in geographic research. Professional Geographer, 70(2), 230-238. doi:10.1080/00330124.2017.1347799

The idea that field research is an inherently “messy” process has become widely accepted by geographers in recent years. There has thus far been little acknowledgment, however, of the role that failure plays in doing human geography. In this article... Read More about Making space for failure in geographic research.

Public health in the Calais refugee camp: environment, health and exclusion (2017)
Journal Article
Dhesi, S., Isakjee, A., & Davies, T. (2018). Public health in the Calais refugee camp: environment, health and exclusion. Critical Public Health, 28(2), 140-152. doi:10.1080/09581596.2017.1335860

The ongoing emergency for refugees is having profound and hidden health consequences for thousands of displaced persons who live in informal ‘makeshift’ camps across Europe. This interdisciplinary paper reports the results of the first environmental... Read More about Public health in the Calais refugee camp: environment, health and exclusion.

Violent inaction: the necropolitical experience of refugees in Europe (2017)
Journal Article
Davies, T., Isakjee, A., & Dhesi, S. (2017). Violent inaction: the necropolitical experience of refugees in Europe. Antipode, 49(5), 1263-1284. doi:10.1111/anti.12325

A significant outcome of the global crisis for refugees has been the abandonment of forced migrants to live in makeshift camps inside the EU. This paper details how state authorities have prevented refugees from surviving with formal provision, leadi... Read More about Violent inaction: the necropolitical experience of refugees in Europe.

Informality and survival in Ukraine's nuclear landscape: living with the risks of Chernobyl (2014)
Journal Article
Davies, T., & Polese, A. (2015). Informality and survival in Ukraine's nuclear landscape: living with the risks of Chernobyl. Journal of Eurasian Studies, 6(1), 34-45. doi:10.1016/j.euras.2014.09.002

Recent debates on informal economic activities have partially switched away from a pure monetary logic towards a more complex one, embedded in long term relations and reckoning with non materialistic paradigms. The role of informality in certain aspe... Read More about Informality and survival in Ukraine's nuclear landscape: living with the risks of Chernobyl.