Cultural and Historical Geography

School of Geography: Cultural and Historical Geography Research Theme

people at Stonehenge

Stonehenge, Wiltshire, 3 August 2013 by Simon Roberts. Simon is an Honorary Associate Professor with the school, and was commissioned to take a series of photographs for Stephen Daniels, Ben Cowell and Lucy Veale's 2015 Landscapes of the National Trust volume.

For over 40 years, the School of Geography at Nottingham has been a leading centre for research in cultural and historical geography, and today we are one of the country’s largest groups of researchers working in this area.

Our research and teaching in cultural and historical geography reflect our commitment to politically engaged scholarship, which is interdisciplinary in spirit, empirically rich and conceptually innovative. This research underpins our distinctive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as well as our long-standing commitment to public engagement.

Core collaborating organisations include:

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Four sub-themes summarise our range of activities:


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Cultural and Historical Geography

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