Hannah Louise Awcock BSc (Hons), MA, PhD, FHEA, FRGS
Awcock, Hannah. “Handbills, Rumours, and Blue Cockades: Communication during the 1780 Gordon Riots.” The Journal of Historical Geography 74 (2021): 1–9. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhg.2021.07.005 (subscription required).
Kythreotis, Andrew P., Candice Howarth, Theresa G. Mercer, Hannah Awcock, and Andrew EG Jonas. “Re-evaluating the Changing Geographies and Climate Activism and the State in the Post-Climate Emergency Era in the Build-up to COP 26.” Journal of the British Academy 9, s.5 (2021): 69–93. DOI: 10.5871/jba/009s5.069 (free to access).
Awcock, Hannah. “Stickin’ it to the Man: The Geographies of Protest Stickers.” Area (2021). DOI: 10.1111/area.12720 (subscription required).
Awcock, Hannah. “The Geographies of Protest and Public Space in Mid Nineteenth-century London: The Hyde Park Railings Affair.” Historical Geography 47 (2019): 194–217. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/754776 (free to access during the coronavirus crisis)
Awcock, Hannah. “New Protest History: Exploring the Historical Geographies and Geographical Histories of Resistance through Gender, Practice, and Materiality.” Geography Compass. Online First Early View (2020). https://doi.org/10.1111/gec3.12491 (subscription required)
Awcock, Hannah. “Youth Activism and Solidarity: The Non-stop Picket Against Apartheid.” The AAG Review of Books 7, no. 2 (2019): 111–2. https://doi.org/10.1080/2325548X.2019.1579570 (subscription required).
Awcock, Hannah. “Review: Remembering Protest since 1500: Memory, Materiality and the Landscape, Carl J. Griffin, Briony McDonagh (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland (2018), xiv + 253 pages, £79.99 hardcover.” Journal of Historical Geography 63 (2019): 116–7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2018.11.001 (subscription required).
Awcock, Hannah. “Neil Smith and Don Mitchell (eds.), Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City, Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018.” Antipode (2018) https://radicalantipode.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/book-review_awcock-on-smith-and-mitchell.pdf
Awcock, Hannah. “Review: Hairy Hippies and Bloody Butchers: The Greenpeace Anti-Whaling Campaign in Norway, Juliane Riese. Berghahn, Oxford (2017). 191 pages, £78 hardcover.” Journal of Historical Geography Published online August 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2017.08.004 (subscription required).
Awcock, Hannah. “Review: Katrina Navickas, Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789–1848.” Journal of Historical Geography 54 (2016): 130–1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2016.03.004 (subscription required).
Awcock, Hannah. “Book Review: Protest, Politics and Work in Rural England, 1700-1850.” Journal of Historical Geography 48 (2015): 82-3. Available at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305748814001352 (Subscription required).
Awcock, Hannah. “Book Review: Ruiz, Pollyanna (2014) Articulating Dissent: Protest and the Public Sphere, Reviewed by Hannah Awcock.” Society and Space. Last modified 8th February 2015. Available at http://societyandspace.com/reviews/reviews-archive/ruiz/.
Awcock, Hannah. “Book Review: Trafalgar Square and the Narration of Britishness, 1900-2012: Imagining the Nation.” Journal of Historical Geography 44 (2014): 154. Available at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305748814000309 (subscription required).
Awcock, Hannah. Communicating with Policymakers: A Beginner’s Guide (2020) Available at: https://circularplastics.hull.ac.uk/communicating-with-policymakers-a-beginners-guide/
“Holy-Rude! Edinburgh’s Geography of Protest Stickers.” Paper presented at the University of Edinburgh Research Institute of Geography and the Lived Environment Annual Symposium, Edinburgh, 1 October 2021.
“The Geographies of Protest Stickers: Using Past Protest to Claim Public Space.” Paper presented at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, London, 28–30 August 2019.
“Apples and Oranges: The Merits of Comparing Diverse Protests in London’s History.” Paper presented at the International Conference of Historical Geographers, Warsaw, 10–15 July 2018.
Contributor to “Author Meets Critics: Revolting New York,” a panel session at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New Orleans, 10–14 April 2018.
“#demo2010: Using Twitter to Research the Geographies of Protest.” Paper presented at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers), London, 29 August–1 September 2017.
“Combatting the Green-Eyed Monster: Imposter Syndrome and Jealousy.” Paper presented at the Be/com/ing Academic Symposium, University of Sussex, Brighton, 24 May 2017.
“The Historical Geography of Protest in London, 1780–2010.” Paper presented at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers), London, 30 August–2 September 2016.
“London Calling: The Capital as a Focus of Protest and Dissent.” Paper presented at the 16th International Conference of Historical Geographers, London, 5–10 July 2015.
“The Battle of Cable Street: Space, Place, and Protest in London.” Paper presented at the 111th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, 21–25 April 2015.
“The Historical Geography of Space, Place, and Protest in London.” Paper presented at the Royal Holloway Department of Geography Annual Postgraduate Symposium, Egham, 24 September 2014.
“Space, Place, and Contentious Politics in the Gordon Riots.” Paper presented at the RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum Mid-term Conference, Loughborough University, Loughborough, 13–14 April 2014.
“‘Whose Streets? Our Streets!’: Space and Contentious Politics in the November 2010 Student Protests.” Paper presented at the 7th Annual International Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics Conference, Brighton, 5–7 September 2012.
“Stickin’ it to the Man: The Geographies of Protest Stickers.” Paper presented at the Researching Protest Memory Workshop, Brighton, 30 May 2018.
“Postgraduate Voices: The Value of Academic Communities.” Paper presented at the 23rd Practising Historical Geography Conference, Manchester, 8 November 2017.
“Unreal City: Finding London through the Archive.” Address with Bethan Bide to the Landscaper Surgery seminar series, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, 11 November 2014.
“Space, Place, and Contentious Politics.” Address to the Landscape Surgery seminar series, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, 13 May 2014.
I became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2019. Previously, I was an Associate Fellow since 2016.
I have taught in:
- School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh (2020-present).
- School of Environmental Sciences, University of Hull (2019-2020).
- School of Forensic and Applied Sciences, University of Central Lancashire (2018).
- Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University (2017).
- Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London (2013-2016).
Quoted in Hancox, Dan. “The Power of Crowds.” The Guardian. Last modified 2 June 2020, accessed 30 September 2020. https://www.theguardian.com/news/2020/jun/02/the-power-of-crowds
Guest on “Architecture and Protest.” Podcast of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain. Released November 2021. https://www.sahgb.org.uk/podcast/architecture-and-protest
I have acted as an anonymous peer reviewer for Environment and Planning D: Society and Space (2019), Historical Geography (2020), The Historical Journal (2020), Political Geography (2021), and Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers (2021).
In 2021, I was selected to be the Convenor of the University of Edinburgh’s Cultural and Historical Geography Research Group.
In 2020, I was elected as the Secretary of the RGS-IBG Historical Geography Research Group.
Between 2016 and 2017, I was a member of the committee of the RGS-IBG Digital Geographies Working Group. In 2016-17 I was an ordinary member of the committee, I am now currently Events Coordinator. I have taken part in organising the Group’s Annual Symposium in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
I organised a session at the International Conference of Historical Geographers 2018 in Warsaw. The session was entitled Historical Geographies of Protest and Dissent and took place on the 16th of July 2018.
I co-organised a session at the International Conference of Historical Geographers 2015 with Diarmaid Kelliher (University of Glasgow). The session was entitled Contesting the Capital: Historical Geographies of Protest in London and took place on the 10th July 2015.
I was involved in the organising team of Passengerfilms, a student-led film society, during the 2014-15 academic year.