Communications and Membership Manager

2.5 days (19 hours) per week, home-based, flexible hours Occasional travel to meetings in UK, and abroad Salary £28,000 – £32,000 pro-rata, plus employer-matched pension contribution The Landscape Research Group (LRG) is recruiting a part-time Communications and Membership Manager (CMM) to support our small team of staff and charity trustees to promote and develop the […]

Landscape & Goodness: call for event contributions

2020 has often offered a relentless focus on the negative. For our Annual Symposium in December we wish to focus enthusiastically upon the positive. Over 5-10 December, the Landscape Research Group will host online a series of live and recorded events, inspired by the work of eminent human geographer Yi-Fu Tuan, on landscape and goodness. […]

The Landscape Exchange: a new initiative

During this strange year, we’ve been working on developing a new initiative called the Landscape Exchange, or LEX for short, and are very pleased to announce its launch on International Landscape Day, 20th October.  LEX is an online multimedia platform where our members around the world can share their thoughts, ideas and work, for exchange and collaboration. […]

New membership structure and fees

We will be introducing a new, cheaper membership option on 20 October, and changing our existing membership options and fee levels. This change coincides with the launch of the Landscape Exchange, or LEX, a new initiative for sharing landscape research and practice across boundaries. LEX is an online multimedia platform where our members around the […]

Landscape Research journal welcomes new editorial support

We’d like to welcome and introduce Yellowback Editing as the new editorial support for our journal Landscape Research. The team at Yellowback will replace Crista Walshaw, the journal’s editorial assistant for 14 years. On behalf of the Landscape Research Group and the Landscape Research journal team, thank you Crista for your tremendous work and commitment […]

Call for papers for Landscape Research special issue

Special Issue Title: Memorial Landscapes and Contestation: Destabilising Artefacts of Stability Dear Colleagues, Landscape Research, the internationally refereed journal of the Landscape Research Group, is calling for submissions for a special issue addressing the contestation of memorials and/or memorial landscapes. The special issue proceeds from the assertion that landscapes are not neutral nor benign. Rather they are spaces […]

Arts and artists in landscape and environmental research today (AALERT)

In 2018, LRG and Valuing Nature co-funded a workshop that marked the formation of the AALERT network – arts and artists in landscape and environmental research today. AALERT is a transdisciplinary network that facilitates dialogue and debate between artists, scientists, philosophers, policy practitioners, decision makers and the public to articulate and advocate the role of arts […]

RE-PEAT call for submissions

I am writing on behalf of RE-PEAT, a new youth-led organization that aims to draw attention to the ecological and cultural value of peatlands. We work on raising awareness, making connections between different peat-y people as well as political advocacy. We hope that by demonstrating the immense and diverse value of these special ecosystems we […]

Covid thoughts: Cornwall’s skyscapes

This blog series is a space to share thoughts and musings arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, and its impacts on current and future landscapes. This piece is submitted by LRG member and Cornish landscape historian Pete Herring, now recently retired after working for Cornwall Archaeological Unit, Historic England and Cornwall Council. Sarah’s piece on the […]

Call for proposals – Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding Series

The below call might be of interest to LRG members and our wider community, especially junior scholars, precarious early career researchers, women, and colleagues working in the Global South. The editors of the Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding Series are inviting those of you who are interested in working on book proposals and projects, but do […]