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Dr Franklin Ginn

Dr Franklin Ginn

Dr Franklin Ginn
PhD(Kings College London), MA(Cant.), MProf(Middx.), PGCert(Edin.), BA(Cantab.)

Senior Lecturer

Area of research

Cultural Geography

Office 2.17n
University Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1SS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 33 17424

Research summary

My research interests are in cultures of nature, environment-society relations and philosophical questions concerning the nonhuman.

Current research projects

Plant politics in Pakistan: funded by the RGS/IBG, this collaborative project explores the socio-ecological politics of plants as lively commodities in urban Pakistan. We are interested in how plants circulate in gated communities, private households and municipalities, and the implications for social justice and environmental sustainability in one of the world’s most rapidly-urbanising nations.

Anthroposcenes/Chthulucenic landscapes: a series of essay-based works on the entanglements of nature and culture in the Anthropocene, including cinematic apocalypse, posthumanism, and forthcoming work on ...

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I joined the University of Bristol as a Lecturer in Cultural & Historical Geography in 2016. Prior to that I was a Lecturer in Human Geography at Edinburgh University (2011-2015). I have a PhD in Geography from King’s College London (2010), and Masters degrees from Canterbury University, New Zealand, and Middlesex University. I have worked at NGOs including Global Action Plan and Forum for the Future. I completed my undergraduate degree at the University of Cambridge.

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Selected publications

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Recent publications

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