PUTSPACE

Silja Laine

LINES – Moving with stories of public transport in Turku. A GeoGraphic narrative.

Stories have always been an effective tool to stimulate memories, emotions and opinions to emerge, and they have been recently recognized not simply as objects of research but also as valuable methods to do innovative research in contemporary urban contexts. This creative research is realised by Giada Peterle, a cultural geographer and Lecturer in Literary …

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GeoGraphic narratives of public transport lines

Giada Peterle DiSSGeA, Università degli Studi di Padova, giada.peterle@gmail.com, www.narrativegeographies.com GeoGraphic narratives of public transport lines: doing fieldwork and drawing comics in the city of Turku As an Italian cultural geographer with a background in literary studies, my research is mainly focused on narrative geographies: these are the stories embedded in places and spaces, of …

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Urban Study Days, Helsinki 14.-15.5.2020

HERA PUTSPACE team members organise a session at Finnish Urban Studies Days in Helsinki 14.-15.5.2020. We seek papers that deal with public transport from cultural, technological, artistic or conceptual angles. We are particularly interested in papers that concentrate on the history of public transport, changes in public transport, the politics of public transport, and embodied, …

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