Category Archives: Keble Geography

Social and Spatial Exclusion of Indigenous Australians

by Jemima Richardson-Jones During my vacation I was fortunate to tour Australia for a month. Many of the tourist sites I visited celebrated the 50th anniversary of the outcome of the 1967 referendum in which Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islands … Continue reading

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Exploring the “world’s most dangerous city” – Medellín, Colombia

by Eliza Norris In 1988, Medellín was branded the ‘world’s most dangerous city’ (Time 1988). Merely twenty-five years later it was heralded the leading urban centre for innovation (Urban Land Institute 2013). From a reputation of mass homicides and rampant … Continue reading

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Summer Geographies winning assignment

For second year geographers returning to College in October, we ran a competition. Their brief was to submit a short piece of work in a style of their choice which presented something they did over the summer through a geographical … Continue reading

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Welcome new geographers

Some useful links to other sites as you settle in: Keble College Library: Oxford University Health and Welfare Services

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Exam successes

Congratulations to all our geographers who sat exams in May and June. They secured an excellent set of results across Prelims and Final Honours with a number of Firsts, Distinctions and a 2nd prize in the national Undergraduate Dissertation prize … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again…. BMW MINI Plant tour

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Geography 2nd Yr Human Geography Fieldvisit…

With rows and rows of mortar boards on the wall behind Amy, Aisling, Hannah and Emma, this location was not quite the homogeneous place that some hyper-globalists would have us believe…

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Unnatural Nature Up Mount Snowdon, Snowdonia National Park

Thank you to Emma Carter for her insights on Mount Snowdon: For a significant period of time, I have been wanting to summit Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales. After proposing this to my mother at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Stoke Potters

Summer Geographies: Stoke Potters by Mason Gain One day over the summer vacation I visited the Emma Bridgewater ceramics factory for a tour, which was originally intended to please my grandmother, a lover of the brand. However, upon arrival in … Continue reading

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Mountain Gorillas at the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

For her Summer Geographies project, Aisling Taylor produced an excellent report on mountain gorillas in Uganda. Watch her short documentary here. Well done Aisling – we loved the creativity of your submission.

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A sneak preview…

Why read Geography at Keble? A preview of student experiences produced by Keble Geographers… by Rakan Dajani

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What do geographers get up to over the summer? Part ii

and the second book prize to Hannah – congratulations. Lebanon: a state without a nation by Hannah Ritchie ‘To create a country is one thing; to create a nationality is another’ (Salibi, 1993. Cited in Varady, 2017) and arguably nowhere … Continue reading

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What do geographers get up to over the summer? Part i

Our second year geographers shared some of their recent adventures by sending in short essays that were designed to show where and how they encountered geography over the summer. Staying with an iconic theme of geography, all of the entries … Continue reading

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Imagine Palestine

by Rakan Dajani who spent his summer in Palestine, part of it on his undergraduate dissertation. Being in Palestine grounded the ideas and forgotten memories of my family having left in 1948- at the time of the ‘Nakba’- ‘catastrophe’. My … Continue reading

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Welcome to 10 more Keble geographers

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