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Political lives at sea: working and socialising to and from the India Round TableConference in London, 1930–1932 (2020)
Journal Article
Legg, S. (2020). Political lives at sea: working and socialising to and from the India Round TableConference in London, 1930–1932. Journal of Historical Geography, 68, 21-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2019.12.005

This paper presents new ways of thinking about both the spatial relationality of a political event, and a mobile perspective on interwar imperialism, anti-colonialism and Indian nationalism. Between 1930 and 1932 over one hundred delegates from India... Read More about Political lives at sea: working and socialising to and from the India Round TableConference in London, 1930–1932.

Rediscovering the Power of Physical Relief Models: Mayson’s Ordnance Model of the Lake District (2019)
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Priestnall, G. (2019). Rediscovering the Power of Physical Relief Models: Mayson’s Ordnance Model of the Lake District. Cartographica, 54(4), 261-277. https://doi.org/10.3138/cart.54.4.2018-0003

Mayson’s Ordnance model of the Lake District, commissioned by Henry and Thomas Mayson from the sculptor Raffaelle Monti in 1875, was based upon early maps from Ordnance Survey, the government mapping agency for Great Britain. It was displayed in the... Read More about Rediscovering the Power of Physical Relief Models: Mayson’s Ordnance Model of the Lake District.

Taming disruption?: pervasive data analytics, uncertainty and policy intervention in disruptive technology and its geographic spread (2019)
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Brackin, R., Jackson, M. J., Leyshon, A., & Morley, J. G. (2019). Taming disruption?: pervasive data analytics, uncertainty and policy intervention in disruptive technology and its geographic spread. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 8(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi8010034

The topic of technology development and its disruptive effects has been the subject of much debate over the last 20 years with numerous theories at both macro and micro scales offering potential models of technology progression and disruption. This p... Read More about Taming disruption?: pervasive data analytics, uncertainty and policy intervention in disruptive technology and its geographic spread.

Subjects of truth: resisting governmentality in Foucault’s 1980s (2018)
Journal Article
LEGG, S. (2019). Subjects of truth: resisting governmentality in Foucault’s 1980s. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 37(1), 27-45 . doi:10.1177/0263775818801957

Responding to ongoing concerns that Michel Foucault’s influential governmentality analytics fail to enable the study of “resistance”, this paper analyses his last two lecture courses on “parrhesia” (risky and courageous speech). While Foucault resist... Read More about Subjects of truth: resisting governmentality in Foucault’s 1980s.



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