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Dr Sara Fregonese to give keynote at Geography Days 2022, Tampere University

Atmospheres of (counter)terrorism in European cities PI Dr Sara Fregonese will be giving a keynote lecture on Thursday 3 November at Geography Days, a two-day conference organised by Tampere University and the Geographical Society of…

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Call for Papers: Urban atmospheres of (in)security, disaster and recovery

AAG 2023 Denver, Colorado – March 23rd-27th   Session organisers: Paul Simpson (University of Plymouth), Sara Fregonese (University of Birmingham), Damien Masson (CY Cergy Paris University), Simon Runkel (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena), Hélène Heurtel (L’Institut Paris Region),…

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Preliminary results: RGS-IBG Annual Conference and RC-21

While fieldwork is still underway, the UK team presented preliminary results at two major international conferences this summer. At the Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers Annual Conference 2022 in Newcastle, UK, Sam Berlin spoke…

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Recent presentations: University of Birmingham Anthro Talks seminar and Leiden University guest lecture

On 27 April, our postdoctoral researcher Carrie Benjamin gave a seminar titled ‘Everyday atmospheres of (counter)terrorism in Birmingham’. The presentation was part of the University of Birmingham Anthro Talks seminar series hosted by the Department…

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Research Seminar announcement: Researching Atmospheres of Urban Counter-Terrorism – Methods and Approaches to Capture the In-Between.

On April 5th, our doctoral researcher Katharina Ciax will give a seminar on methodologies of researching everyday perceptions in urban spaces at the Urban Terrorism in Europe (2004-19): Remembering, Imagining, and Anticipating Violence project at the…

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New open-access paper in Political Geography: “Urban atmospheres of terror”

A new open-access paper from Atmospheres of (counter)terrorism in European Cities PI Sara Fregonese (Birmingham) and advisory board member Sunčana Laketa (Neuchâtel) has just been published in the journal Political Geography. Based on fieldwork conducted…

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Conference Presentation – “Atmospheres of (Counter) Terror in European Cities” at City, Public Space & Body Conference

In December our doctoral research fellow Katharina Ciax presented the AtmoCT project as well as  preliminary findings of her field research in Berlin at the “City, Public Space & Body” international conference, organized by the…

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Press release – Universität Jena: Zwischen Freiheit und Sicherheit

Internationales Forschungsteam untersucht, wie Terrorismus die Atmosphäre in europäischen Städten verändert Wie erleben die Bewohnerinnen und Bewohner europäischer Städte die Bedrohung durch Terrorismus? Wie verändern Anti-Terrormaßnahmen ihre Gefühle und Stimmungen und welche Auswirkungen hat das…

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Press release – University of Plymouth: Project examines the impact of counter-terrorism measures on residents’ everyday experience in European cities

Associate Professor of Human Geography Dr Paul Simpson will be involved in a new £1.1million research collaboration A new European research project starting in January 2021 aims to provide an unprecedented international comparison of how…

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Press release – University of Birmingham: Terror threats and the experiences of cities

“The project includes a large-scale national survey assessing public perceptions of terror threats and attitudes to counterterrorism measures among people living in the UK, France, and Germany.” The terrorist attacks in Nice’s Basilica of Notre-Dame…

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