Department of Social and Economic Geography
Urban environment

Bridging Disciplinary Boundaries

Our research is underpinned by a shared belief in the importance of space and place in shaping the world around us.
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Research in the department is characterized by considerable thematic, theoretical and methodological breadth. Current research directions and areas of expertise at the department include:

  • Economic Geography including economic and industrial change, the cultural economy, political economy and feminist economic geography
  • Social Geography including gender, age and ethnicity perspectives
  • Housing- and Urban Geography including urban planning
  • Spatial Planning, Sustainability and Regional Development
  • Historical Geographies of Landscape and Current Rural Transformation
  • Migration and Mobility
  • GIS and Spatial Analysis