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School of Geography


Staff and postgraduate researchers across Queen Mary University of London are involved in wide ranging research on city lives and connections.


  • Koch, R. and Miles, S. (2020) ‘Letting the stranger in: intimacy, technology and new geographies of encounter’, Progress in Human Geography. 
  • Koch, R. (2020) ‘Public, private and the appeal to common good: practices of justification in a peer-to-peer economy’, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 45(2): 392-405.
  • Halvorsen, S. (2020) ‘Territorialising Movement Parties: the case of Nuevo Encuentro in Buenos Aires’, Antipode,
  • Halvorsen, S. (2020) ‘The Geography of Political Parties: territory and organisational strategies in Buenos Aires’, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 45(2): 242-255.
  • Penny, J. (2020) ‘Defend the Ten: Everyday dissensus against the slow spoiling of Lambeth’s Libraries’, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space


  • Halvorsen, S. (2019) ‘The Political Opportunities of Urban Decentralisation: Mobilising local governance in Buenos Aires’, Political Geography 
  • Ingleby, M. (2019) Nineteenth-Century Fiction and the Production of Bloomsbury: Novel Grounds. London: Palgrave.
  • Monteith, W. & Camfield, L. (2019) ‘Business as Marriage, Marriage as Business: Female Entrepreneurship in Kampala, Uganda’, Geoforum 101: 111-121.
  • Koehler, A. and Dirscherl, M. (2019) Urban Microcosms (1789-1940). imlr books
  • Penny, J. and Beswick, J. (2019) ‘Demolishing the present to sell off the future? The emergence of financialized entrepreneurialism in London’, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research


  • Blunt, A. and Sheringham, O. (2018) ‘Home-city geographies: dwelling and mobility’, Progress in Human Geography
  • Penny, J. and Richter, A. (2018) ‘The ambivalent and undecided (dis)order of things’, City
  • Koch, R. and Latham, A. (2018) ‘How to think about cities: a reply to our critics’, Urban Studies.
  • Koch R and Latham, A. (eds) (2017) Key Thinkers on Cities. London: Sage. 城市想家 (2019) Mandarin language version


  • Koch, R. and Latham, A. (eds) (2017) Key Thinkers on Cities. London: Sage. 城市想家 (2019) Mandarin language version
  • Willimott, A. (2017) Living the Revolution: Urban Communes and Soviet Socialism, 1917-1932. Oxford University Press
  • Willimott, A. (2017) ‘“How do you live?”: Experiments in Revolutionary Living after 1917’, Journal of Architecture
  • Willimott, A. (2017) ‘Perestroika of Life’, The Architectural Review


  • Harvie, J. (2013) Fair Play - Art, Performance and Neoliberalism. Palgrave
  • Harvie, J. (2009) Theatre & the City. Palgrave. 

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