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Dr Merle Patchett

Dr Merle Patchett

Dr Merle Patchett
MA(Aberd.), Mres(Glas.), PhD(Glas.)

Senior Lecturer in Human Geography

Area of research

More-than-human geographies

Office 2.6n
University Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1SS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8478

Research summary

A cultural-historical geographer by training, my research broadly focuses on theories, histories, and geographies of practice. This focus has led me to engage empirically with a range of specialised skills (e.g. taxidermy and plumasserie), practitioners (e.g. artisans, artists and architects), and places of practice (e.g. museums, galleries and archives) and to develop practice-based methodologies.

 

I can categorise my work into four main themes:

 

1. Historical geographies of craftwork, skill and apprenticeship.

This body of work largely draws on my AHRC-funded PhD research into the development and practice of the craft practice of taxidermy. By examining ...

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