Dear Corridor Talk colleagues:This month I made it to the Wadden Sea coast for the first time since our project began! It felt unreal to be standing on the mudflats – experiencing the physical landscape for the first time in well over a year. I picked up this postcard and thought of you, and nowContinue reading “Postcard from the Wadden Sea”
On 22 March we had a lively and exciting discussion with Luděk Brož and Laura Kuen, who are part of the BOAR ERC project “Veterinarization of Europe? Hunting for Wild Boar Futures in the Time of African Swine Fever,” based at the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague. The parts of our respective projects that dealContinue reading “Boar, Borders & Bright Ideas”
The Corridor Talk project celebrates its first birthday today and aside from the our brief kick-off meeting in Leeds in February 2020 (see photo below), team members have not met in person at all. Visits to field sites have been limited due to the ongoing pandemic and interactions with project partners severely circumscribed. Nonetheless, regularContinue reading “First Year: Research Roundup”
The Corridor Talk project held its first workshop and AGM on 9 November, hosted by the Rachel Carson Center in Munich. The workshop was held online as the COVID crisis made travel impossible. All six members of the Corridor Talk team were present. Report by Graham Huggan Chair: Dr. Katie Ritson (RCC Munich)Participants: Corridor Talk project teamNational parkContinue reading ““Corridor Talk” Workshop”
The Corridor Talk project held its first workshop and AGM on 9 November, hosted by the Rachel Carson Center in Munich. The workshop was held online as the COVID crisis made travel impossible. All six members of the Corridor Talk team were present. Report by Graham Huggan Chair: Prof Graham Huggan (University of Leeds)Participants: CorridorContinue reading ““Corridor Talk” AGM”
This is the first of our reviews of new publications related to our project interests. To read about our own project publications, please see the Publications page on this website. The Bavarian Ur-Wald: History, Politics & Nature in the Bavarian Forest National Park by Graham Huggan Urwald der Bayern: Geschichte, Politik und Natur im NationalparkContinue reading “What to Read: New Book on the Bavarian Forest National Park”
This is the second in a series of blog posts chronicling research in the time of Covid19. In writing these pieces, we are exploring ways to try and use the pandemic restrictions as a means of thinking productively about our case study areas and the mobilities (and now immobilities) that are coming to bear on them.Continue reading “The Covid Chronicles Part II: Invisibilities”
When we received the news that our project proposal “Corridor Talk” had been successful and we would have funding to work on the Wadden Sea National Parks, the two of us were looking forward to getting our feet wet.