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Power of Partnership

Power of Partnership

In December 2019, Alex Arnall attended the ‘Power of Partnership: Research to Alleviate Poverty’ conference in New Delhi, India. The conference, which was organised and funded by the ESRC and DFID, brought together all of the project teams supported by the Joint Fund...

What do shifting sands mean for island life?

What do shifting sands mean for island life?

By Alex Arnall and Uma Kothari. Pristine white sand running into the azure blue sea is the stereotypical tourist image in the Maldives. But what processes, mobilities and decisions affect the shifting sands around the islands themselves? By exploring the diverse ways...

Everyday lives at sea and in port

Everyday lives at sea and in port

In November 2018, the research team visited two inhabited islands in North Malé Atoll to learn more about people’s everyday lives, particularly in relation to tuna fishing. On many islands, although fishing is not a commonplaces as it once was, the...

Everyday Lives at the Royal Geography Society

Everyday Lives at the Royal Geography Society

Alex Arnall attended the Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference in Cardiff in August 2018. He presented the latest research from the project in a session that explored the visual images of seascapes. Alex’s presentation examined how managers of...