hannah awcock

Dr Hannah Awcock

Lecturer in Human Geography

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • School of Environmental Sciences

Summary

Hannah Awcock is a historical and cultural geographer with a particular interest in resistance and dissent. She gained her BA, MA, and PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London. Before joining the University of Hull in 2019, Hannah taught at the University of Central Lancashire, Oxford Brookes University, and Royal Holloway. She is the events co-ordinator of the RGS-IBG Digital Geographies Research Group.

Hannah is also the editor and author of TurbulentLondon.com, where she blogs about her research interests and life in academia.

Digital Artefact

Book Review: Neil Smith and Don Mitchell (eds), Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City, Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018. ISBN: 978-0-8203-5281-7 (cloth); ISBN: 978-0-8203-5282-4 (paper); ISBN: 978-0-8203-5280-0 (ebook)

Awcock, H. (2018). Book Review: Neil Smith and Don Mitchell (eds), Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City, Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018. ISBN: 978-0-8203-5281-7 (cloth); ISBN: 978-0-8203-5282-4 (paper); ISBN: 978-0-8203-5280-0 (ebook)

Journal Article

Youth activism and solidarity: The non-stop picket against Apartheid

Awcock, H. (2019). Youth activism and solidarity: The non-stop picket against Apartheid. AAG Review of Books, 7(2), 111-112. https://doi.org/10.1080/2325548x.2019.1579570

Review: Remembering Protest since 1500: Memory, Materiality and the Landscape, Carl J. Griffin, Briony McDonagh (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland (2018), xiv + 253 pages, £79.99 hardcover

Awcock, H. (2019). Review: Remembering Protest since 1500: Memory, Materiality and the Landscape, Carl J. Griffin, Briony McDonagh (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland (2018), xiv + 253 pages, £79.99 hardcover. Journal of Historical Geography, 63, 116-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2018.11.001

Research interests

Historical and cultural geographies of urban dissent, protest, and resistance; geographies of communication and organisation during protest; the ways in which public space is constructed, policed, and contested; the commemoration of resistance and it's place in popular memory; protest stickers.