Funded Projects

Connecting and Severing: a Deconstruction of the Language of HS2 Ltd (2019)

Reviewing the language used by the Department for Transport, in the guise of HS2 Ltd, to promote and discuss the high-speed rail project.

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Deconstructing the Archive: A philological analysis of the verbal and visual constructs of historical landscape narratives (2019)

The work will focus on the influence that geological and historiographic studies had at the turn of the nineteenth century in establishing a reading of landscape as a physical archive and informing a new mode of historical engagement with landscape.

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Landscape Education, Heritage and Justice (2019)

The project aims to enhance the awareness on landscape justice and democracy within educational contexts.

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Boron Landscapes of Turkey (2019)

Establishing the environmental and social impacts of boron mining in Turkey before euphoria outruns risk assessment.

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Ways and Meanings (2019)

This project will trace and respond to official and unofficial access routes around the South Lake District, with the aim of identifying contrasting understandings of the landscape.

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Addressing the scientific isolation of the Sitia Geopark local community (2018)

Kalliope’s project is enabling the community local to the Sitia Geopark to establish and operate an auxillary but essential scientific governance mechanism to take positive actions in formulating and implementing a sustainable strategy for their area.

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Beyond the peace lines… (2018)

The project examines whether the historical physical boundaries associated with sectarian segregation in Belfast remain influential in how people engage with and value the city’s landscape.

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Coastal Landscapes and Inclusive Planning in the West of Ireland (2018)

CLIP – Coastal Landscape and Inclusive Planning is a PhD research project that investigates stakeholders’ perceptions and attitudes to the landscapes of the west coast of Ireland in order to identify contrasting understandings of these landscapes.

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The imposition of colonial power and the landscape in the Comeragh Mountains, County Waterford, Ireland (2018)

The aim of the project is to trace, map and analyse landownership in the Comeragh Mountains from the 1600s until the present.

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Disappearance and enclosure of rural public ways in Spain: Impact on the right to landscape (2017)

The loss of public rights of way in Spain is a well-known problem, and several associations, such as the PICP (an NGO for the defence of public pathways), actively advocate for their protection.

Nevertheless, the consequences of losing access to such an important common heritage are not well defined. This aim of this project is to gather information about its impact on the ‘right to landscape’, in order to better coordinate activism, improve dissemination and to raise the issue before the relevant administrative bodies.

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