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School of Geography

BA Human Geography graduate awarded prize for dissertation

The School of Geography are delighted to announce BA Human Geography graduate, Fatmagul, has been awarded the 'highly commended' prize in the Gender and Feminist Geographies Research Group (GFGRG) Undergraduate Dissertation Prize competition.


The highly commended prize was awarded to Fatmagul for her dissertation entitled 'Place, gender and violence: an exploration of the nature and significance of violence experienced by women in southeastern Anatolia' which was supervised by Professor Alison Blunt.

Fatmagul Siyahturp completed her BA in Human Geography in 2020 however the 2020 prize announcement was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

To find out more about the Gender and Feminist Geographies Research Group (GFGRG) and their Undergraduate Dissertation Prize, please visit their website.

This award follows on from Tabitha Shell who won joint first place for the competion in 2019 for her dissertation entitled 'The emotional geographies of breastfeeding: public and private spaces of support and stress'.



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