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Professor David Atkinson

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David Atkinson

Professor of Cultural and Historical Geography


Working around the crisis in Libya (2017)
Journal Article
Atkinson, D. (2017). Working around the crisis in Libya. Libyan Studies, 48, 177-181. https://doi.org/10.1017/lis.2017.17

This is the first in a series of chair’s notes in Libyan Studies. We hope that future notes will address easier topics and more straightforward success, but for now we think it is important to communicate what we are doing given the difficult circums... Read More

Dock Development 1778-1914 (2017)
Book Chapter
Wilcox, M. (2017). Dock Development 1778-1914. In D. J. Starkey, D. Atkinson, B. McDonagh, E. Salter, & S. McKeon (Eds.), Hull: Culture, history, place, 117-144. Liverpool University Press

Hull : Culture, History, Place (2017)
Book
(2017). Hull : Culture, History, Place

From its earliest origins to the twenty-first century, Hull is a city that has been continually shaped by flows of people, commodities, ideas and trade. The result is a distinctive city with a longstanding, varied, proud and often remarkable history.... Read More

Geographical imaginations, public education and the everyday worlds of Fascist Italy (2013)
Journal Article
Atkinson, D. (2013). Geographical imaginations, public education and the everyday worlds of Fascist Italy. Journal of Modern Italian Studies, 18(5), 561-579. https://doi.org/10.1080/1354571X.2013.839487

This article explores the phenomena of geographical imaginations and their seldom-noted promotion within various corners of Fascist Italy. Imagined geographies are socially constructed understandings of other places and regions and, as such, they are... Read More

Classical traditions and cultural geographies (2011)
Book Chapter
Atkinson, D. (2011). Classical traditions and cultural geographies. Visual and historical geography: essays in honour of Denis E. Cosgrove, 44075. Historical Geography Research Series, Royal Geographical Society - Institute of British Geographers

Performing wartime memories: ceremony as contest at the Risiera di San Sabba Death Camp, Trieste (2009)
Journal Article
Purvis, M., & Atkinson, D. (2009). Performing wartime memories: ceremony as contest at the Risiera di San Sabba Death Camp, Trieste. Social & cultural geography, 10(3), 337-356. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649360902756648

The paper examines contest over one of Trieste's most emotive sites of memory, the former Nazi death camp at the Risiera di San Sabba. Attention is paid to the Risiera as a site for ceremonial recollection of World War Two, and to the enmeshing of th... Read More

The heritage of mundane places (2008)
Book Chapter
Atkinson, D. (2008). The heritage of mundane places. In B. Graham, & P. Howard (Eds.), The Ashgate Research Companion to Heritage and Identity, 381-395. Ashgate