Merav Amir

Dr

  • Room 02.037 - Geography Building

    United Kingdom

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PhD projects

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict Conflict and activism Critical border studies Critical security studies Geography and gender identities Geography and queer/LGBT identities The geography of time and futurity

20062021

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Research Interests

I am a cultural and political geographer with particular interest in critical perspectives on security, processes of border making, geographies of embodiment, critical cultural analysis and feminist and queer theory. My research examined the use of border making technologies in the Israeli control over the occupied Palestinian territory. I also research political activism and the securitization of public spaces. Prior research projects of mine included analysis of modes of embodiment and the political and social implications of the new reproductive technologies.

Achievements

Senior Research Fellow, The Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice (2015-2016)

Teaching

GAP7413 Geographies of Security and Securitisation (Designer and Convener)
GAP1011 Human Geography in the Modern World
GAP3074 Geographies of Contested Spaces (Designer and Convener)
GAP2054 Cultural and Political Geography
GAP7402 Introduction to Critical Geography
GAP7406 Research Methods and Design

Other

PhD Supervision

Rachael Barbour: Conflict transformation through space transformation: mapping peace-building in Jerusalem and Nicosia (First Supervisor)

Danial Webster: Beyond the Click: Re-Envisioning Public Engagement with Online Space (First Supervisor)

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