Public Engagement

Photo Exhibition, ‘Staying put’: Resistance after disasters. People’s History Museum, Exhibition on Migration, Manchester, U.K. In partnership with Photographer Tamzin Forster. 2021;

Featured: Physical Exhibition, Illustrating Anthropology. by the Royal Anthropological Institute, U.K., Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, as part of the Being Human Fesival, 2020;

Featured: Online Exhibition, Illustrating Anthropology. by the Royal Anthropological Institute, U.K. 2020;

Project video, Emotional Mapping at Complexo do Alemão – Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Funded by the Watson Institute at Brown Univeristy, U.S.A. 2020

Interview, Representation and Storytelling. Disaster Deconstructed Podcast. Season 2, Episode 9. 2020;

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

Interview, Intangible resources and how disasters hit home, Geographies of Risk podcast, 2020;

Chair, Creative Disasters: What role for the artist in the coming disaster? Institute of Postcolonial Studies, Melbourne, Australia. 2019;

Featured: The Guardian UK, Illustrated Cities. We all just stood there in shock. What happens to a city after disaster. A comic’. 2019;

Photo Exhibition, ‘Voices from the margins of disaster. The Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference, London, U.K. In partnership with Photographer Tamzin Forster2019;

Featured in ‘Broken Frontier: Exploring the Comics Universe’, After Maria – Putting the GRAPHIC in ETHNOGRAPHIC, London, U.K. 2019;

Featured: The University of Manchester Magazine. “After Maria” (graphic novella). 2019;

Interactive Exhibition, “After Maria” (graphic novella) Interactive Multimedia display. Bluedot Music Festival, Manchester, U.K. 2019;

Interview, How do graphic novels help understanding of natural disaster?. Ask the Geographer Podcast. Royal Geographical Society, London, U.K. 2019;

Sou, G. Barbudans are resisting “disaster capitalism”, two years after Hurricane Irma. The Conversation, London, U.K. 2019;

Sou, G. Four reasons to graphically illustrate your research. London School of Economics, Impact Blog. London, U.K. 2019;

Talk, ‘Disasters in “developing” countries’, Whalley Range High School, Manchester, U.K. 2019;

Sou, G. When the lights go out after disasters: the disproportionate burden on women. The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester, U.K. 2018;

Interview, BBC Breakfast TV about Hurricane Irma. 2017;

Interview, BBC Radio Scotland about Hurricane Irma. 2017;

Interview, BBC Radio Manchester about Hurricane Irma. 2017;

Sou, G. How to tell the stories of those worst affected by a disaster likeHurricane Irma. The Conversation, London, U.K. 2017;

Consultant, BBC Radio 4 show, ‘First World Problems’ by Martin Jameson. 2017;

Post-show discussant, Be/Longing as a Refugee’ theatre play, Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester, UK. 2017;

Chair, Not the Fake News: Activism and The Art of Displacement’, Journeys International Festival, Contact theatre, Manchester, UK. 2017;

Post-show discussant, Be/Longing as a Refugee’ theatre play, Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester, UK. 2017;

Chair, Palmyra Post-Show Discussion, Journeys Refugee International Festival, HOME arts and culture centre, Manchester, UK. 2017;

Contributing researcher, Not the Fake News: Real stories of refuge and asylum. Pathway Arts and Migration Lab, Manchester, U.K. 2017;

Research station, After Hours Science Uncovered, European researchers night, Horizon 2020, Manchester Museum, UK. 2017;

Consultant for the production of Be/Longing as a Refugee’ theatre play. Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester, UK. 2017;

Sou, G. ‘Cultures and Disasters’. Arts Research, Issue 6. School of Arts, Languages and Culture, University of Manchester, U.K. 2016;

Sou, G. A very warm welcome to our first cohort of BSc students! The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester, U.K. 2016;

Sou, G. Compassion for refugees: Is it more about us than them?. The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester, U.K. 2016;

Sou, G. Feeding back findings: Disaster risk reduction in urban Bolivia. Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, U.K. 2015;

Speaker, Three Minute Thesis Competition, University of Manchester, UK. 2015;

Sou, G. Strivers and Skivers: Lessons from the Global South. Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester, U.K. 2014;

Sou, G. Levelling the playing field for researchers. London School of Economics, Impact Blog. London, U.K. 2014;

Sou, G. Podcast your research. Development@Manchester, University of Manchester, U.K. 2014;

Sou, G. About Viva Voce. Campaign for Social Sciences. 2014;

Speaker, ‘300 Seconds: Women in Science’, Spaceport, Manchester, U.K. 2014;

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