Impact & Engagement

2022

Interview, Climate Change literacy and research. COP27 UNFCCC. We Don’t Have Time.

Teaching Resource, Geographical Association UK, Everyday Stories of Climate Change.

Teaching Resource, Geography Teachers Association of Victoria. to use the graphic novella ‘Everyday Stories of Climate Change’.

Public exhibition, Everyday Stories of Climate Change. ESRC Festival of Social Sciences. Whitworth Art Gallery.

Interview, Everyday Climate Change, Breakfasters show on 3RRR radio station, Melbourne;

Interview, The human geography of the climate crisis, GeoPod Podcast, Geographical Association, U.K;

Graphic novella, Sou, G., Risha, A., Sims, C., and Ziervogel, G. Everyday Stories of Climate Change. RMIT University and The University of Manchester;

Author, Sou, G., Risha, A., and Ziervogel, G. How do we teach young people about climate change? We can start with this comic. The Conversation;

Author, Reframing resilience as resistance: Feminising food sovereignty. In Ruszczyk, H. A, Chmutina, K., and Desmaison, B. Feminism and the City?, GRIPP Digital Magazine;

Speaker, Graphic Stories of Climate Change: Representing lived experiences from below. SGEAS, University of Melbourne.

2021

Author, ‘Silencing and speaking for participants: The problems of concealing researcher sexuality‘. Pride in the Field. Royal Geographical Society;

Featured, ‘Staying put after disasters‘. Being immobile in a world of movement (digital photography exhibition). Festival of Social Science;

Photo Exhibition, Staying put’: Resistance after disasters. People’s History Museum, Exhibition on Migration, Manchester, U.K. In partnership with Photographer Tamzin Forster;

Author, ‘Silver linings: Covid-19 helps address gendered access to football.’ Energy in Football;

Invited speaker, Family Recovery From Disasters: Methods, Ethics and Illustration. Peterloo Institute;

Featured, ‘Research on welcome culture in Bass Coast, Sentinel Times newspaper;

2020

Author, ‘Barbudans resist disaster capitalists, The New Internationalist magazine. Jan/Feb 2020 Issue. Pages 60-61;

Featured, Illustrating Anthropology. (physical exhibition) by the Royal Anthropological Institute, U.K., Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, as part of the Being Human Festival;

Featured, Illustrating Anthropology. (digital exhibition) by the Royal Anthropological Institute, U.K;

Project video, Emotional Mapping at Complexo do Alemão – Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Funded by the Watson Institute at Brown Univeristy, U.S.A;

Interview, Representation and Storytelling. Disaster Deconstructed Podcast. Season 2, Episode 9;

Interview, Intangible resources and how disasters hit home, Geographies of Risk podcast;

2019

Graphic novella, Sou, G., and Cei Douglas, J. After Maria: Everyday recovery from disaster. University of Manchester, U.K. (comic);

Graphic novella, Sou, G., and Cei Douglas, J. Después de Maria: Recuperación dia a día de desastre. University of Manchester, U.K;

Chair, Creative Disasters: What role for the artist in the coming disaster? Institute of Postcolonial Studies, Melbourne, Australia;

Featured, The Guardian UK, Illustrated Cities. We all just stood there in shock. What happens to a city after disaster. A comic’;

Photo Exhibition, ‘Voices from the margins of disaster. The Institute of British Geographers Annual Conference, London, U.K. In partnership with Photographer Tamzin Forster;

Featured, Broken Frontier: Exploring the Comics Universe, After Maria – Putting the GRAPHIC in ETHNOGRAPHIC, London, U.K;

Featured, The University of Manchester Magazine. “After Maria” (a graphic novella);

Interactive Exhibition, “After Maria” (a graphic novella) Interactive Multimedia display. Bluedot Music Festival, Manchester, U.K;

Interview, How do graphic novels help understanding of disaster?. Ask the Geographer Podcast. Royal Geographical Society, London, U.K;

Author, Barbudans are resisting “disaster capitalism”, two years after Hurricane Irma. The Conversation, London, U.K;

Author, Four reasons to graphically illustrate your research. London School of Economics, Impact Blog. London, U.K;

Talk, ‘Disasters in “developing” countries’, Whalley Range High School, Manchester, U.K;

2018

Author, When the lights go out after disasters: the disproportionate burden on women. The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester, U.K;

2017

Interview, BBC Breakfast TV about Hurricane Irma;

Interview, BBC Radio Scotland about Hurricane Irma;

Interview, BBC Radio Manchester about Hurricane Irma;

Author, How to tell the stories of those worst affected by a disaster likeHurricane Irma. The Conversation, London, U.K.;

Consultant, BBC Radio 4 show, ‘First World Problems’ by Martin Jameson;

Post-show discussant, Be/Longing as a Refugee’ theatre play, Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester, UK;

Chair, Not the Fake News: Activism and The Art of Displacement’, Journeys International Festival, Contact theatre, Manchester, UK;

Post-show discussant, Be/Longing as a Refugee’ theatre play, Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester, UK;

Chair, Palmyra Post-Show Discussion, Journeys Refugee International Festival, HOME arts and culture centre, Manchester, UK;

Contributing researcher, Not the Fake News: Real stories of refuge and asylum. Pathway Arts and Migration Lab, Manchester, U.K;

Research station, After Hours Science Uncovered, European researchers night, Horizon 2020, Manchester Museum, UK;

Consultant, Be/Longing as a Refugee’ theatre play. Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester, UK;

2016

Author, ‘Cultures and Disasters’. Arts Research, Issue 6. School of Arts, Languages and Culture, University of Manchester, U.K;

Author, A very warm welcome to our first cohort of BSc students! The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester, U.K;

Author, Compassion for refugees: Is it more about us than them?. The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester, U.K.;

2015

Author, Feeding back findings: Disaster risk reduction in urban Bolivia. Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, U.K;

Speaker, Three Minute Thesis Competition, University of Manchester, UK.;

2014

Author, Strivers and Skivers: Lessons from the Global South. Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester, U.K;

Author, Levelling the playing field for researchers. London School of Economics, Impact Blog. London, U.K;

Author, Podcast your research. Development@Manchester, University of Manchester, U.K;

Author, About Viva Voce. Campaign for Social Sciences;

Speaker, ‘300 Seconds: Women in Science’, Spaceport, Manchester, U.K;

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