For me, the best thing about Emma is the
inter-year socialising - it makes it a lovely
community to be a part of
Jake, 3rd Year
Unprecedented in the UK, Europe and the US, this yearly Graduate Summer School is a two-week intense international workshop that brings together all the skills (both linguistic and palaeographic) needed to access, decode and interpret Edo-period printed and handwritten materials.
Historical geography may be defined most simply as the study of the geography of places in the past. While it would appear to be relatively easy to differentiate between the ‘past’ and the ‘present’, there is room for some debate about when the ‘present’ ends and the ‘past’ begins.
Alex Jeffrey, a Lecturer in Human Geography, discusses his research into conflict, state-building and the possibilities for justice in a divided world.