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Call for Papers; AAG (2016) San Francisco. Geographies of Gender and Generation with Dr Michael Richardson

  Call for Papers Association of American Geographers  San Francisco, 2016 Geographies of Gender and Generation Dr Anna Tarrant, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds Dr Michael Richardson, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University The aim of this session is to explore the geographical significance of issues of gender and … Continue reading

My first year as a Research Fellow!

It can’t believe it but it was one year ago today that I started my research fellowship at University of Leeds!!! Time has flown but what a year it has been!! Looking back at my blog and my academic diary, it has clearly been a productive and exciting year and I have made some great … Continue reading

On generosity in academia

On generosity in academia

gen·er·os·i·ty (jĕn′ə-rŏs′ĭ-tē) n.pl.gen·er·os·i·ties Liberality in giving or willingness to give, Kindness or magnanimity, Amplitude; abundance, A generous act. Ref: The Free Dictionary  Last week I attended Bren Neale’s retirement conference (which I discuss here) and it has got me musing about generosity in academic life. The majority of presenters at the event spoke extremely warmly about Bren and all thanked her for her generosity. As an Early Career … Continue reading