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Journal articles

 

‘Landscapes in the Frame: Exploring the Hinterlands of the British Procedural Drama', in New Review of Film and Television, DOI: 10.1080/17400309.2016.1189712 (2016).

 

‘Deep Mapping and Spatial Anthropology’ in Les Roberts (ed.), Special Issue on ‘Deep Mapping’, Humanities, 5 (1): vii-xv (2016). DOI:10.3390/h5010005 [Access here]

 

‘The Rhythm of Non-places: Marooning the Embodied Self in Depthless Space’, in Les Roberts (ed.), Special Issue on ‘Deep Mapping’, Humanities, 4 (4): 569–599 (2015). DOI:10.3390/h4040569 [Access here]

 

‘Of Time, Dissonance and the Symphonic-Poetic City’, in Eselsohren: Journal of the History of Art, Architecture and Urbanism, 2 (1-2): 87-104 (2015).

 

‘Navigating the “Archive City”: Digital Spatial Humanities and Archival Film Practice’, in Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 21 (1): 100-115 (2015). DOI: 10.1177/1354856514560310

 

‘The Bulger Case: a Spatial Story’, in The Cartographic Journal, 51 (2): 141-151 (2014). DOI:10.1179/1743277413Y.0000000075 [Access here]

 

‘Marketing Musicscapes, or, the Political Economy of Contagious Magic’, in Tourist Studies, 14 (1): 10-29 (2014). DOI: 10.1177/1468797613511683 [Access here]

 

‘Talkin Bout My Generation: Popular Music and the Culture of Heritage’, in International Journal of Heritage Studies, 20 (3): 262-280 (2014). DOI:10.1080/13527258.2012.740497 [Access here]

 

‘Unauthorizing Popular Music Heritage: Outline of a Critical Framework’, (co-authored with Sara Cohen), in International Journal of Heritage Studies, 20 (3): 241-261 (2014). DOI:10.1080/13527258.2012.750619 [Access here]

 

‘Popular Music Heritage, Cultural Memory and Cultural Identity’, Guest editorial to Special Issue on ‘Popular Music and Cultural Heritage’, (co-authored with Amanda Brandellero, Sara Cohen, and Susanne Janssen), International Journal of Heritage Studies, 20 (3): 219-223 (2014). DOI:10.1080/13527258.2013.821624 [Access here]

 

‘(Un)Doing Tourism Anthropology: Outline of a Field of Practice’, (co-authored with Hazel Andrews), Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, VI (2): 13-38 (2013). [Access here]

 

‘In Search of Pleasures Past’, (co-authored with Ryan Shand), practice-based publication (documentary film and supporting article), Screenworks 4 (2013).

 

‘Another Space: Gleaning the Urban Littoral’, article in support of practice-based publication (documentary film), in Journal of Tourism Consumption and Practice, Vol 4 (1), Special Issue on ‘Liminal Landscapes’, H. Andrews (ed), pp. 94-100 (2012).

 

‘Mapping, Memory and the City: Archives, Databases and Film Historiography’, (co-authored with Julia Hallam), in European Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol 14 (3), pp. 355-372 (2011). DOI: 10.1177/1367549411399939 [Access here]

 

‘Dis/embedded Geographies of Film: Virtual Panoramas and the Touristic Consumption of Liverpool Waterfront’, in Space and Culture, Vol 13 (1), pp. 54-74 (2010). DOI: 10.1177/1206331209353691[Access here]

 

‘Making Connections: Crossing Boundaries of Place and Identity in Liverpool and Merseyside Amateur Transport Films’, in Mobilities, Vol 5 (1), pp. 83-109 (2010). DOI:10.1080/17450100903435052 [Access here]

 

‘Hospitality and Eroticism’, (co-authored with Hazel Andrews and Tom Selwyn), in International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, Vol 1 (3), pp. 247-262 (2007). DOI: 10.1108/17506180710817774 [Access here]

 

‘“Welcome to Dreamland”: From Place to Non-place and Back Again in Pawel Pawlikowski’s Last Resort’, in New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film, Vol 1 (2), pp. 78-90 (2002). DOI: 10.1386/ncin.1.2.78 [Access here]

 

‘From Sarajevo to Didcot: An Interview with Pawel Pawlikowski’, in New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film, Vol 1 (2), pp. 91-97 (2002). DOI: 10.1386/ncin.1.2.91 [Access here]

 

Book chapters

 

‘The Cestrian Book of the Dead: a Necrogeographic Survey of the Dee Estuary’, in D. Cooper, C. Donaldson, and P. Murrieta-Flores (eds.), Literary Mapping in the Digital Age. Abingdon: Routledge (2016).

 

‘On Location: Film-related Tourism and the Consumption of Place’, in P Long and ND Morpeth (eds.), Tourism and the Creative Industries: Theories, Policies and Practice. Abingdon: Routledge (2016).

 

‘Mapping Cultures: Spatial Anthropology and Popular Cultural Memory’, (co-authored with Sara Cohen), in D. MacLennan, W.F. Garrett-Petts, and N. Duxbury (eds.), Cultural Mapping as Cultural Inquiry. New York: Routledge (2015).

 

''Preface', in L. Roberts (ed.), Mapping Cultures: Place, Practice, Performance. Basingstoke: Palgrave (2015).

 

‘Mapping Cultures: a Spatial Anthropology’, (revised version in paperback edition) in L. Roberts (ed.), Mapping Cultures: Place, Practice, Performance. Basingstoke: Palgrave (2015).

 

‘Introduction: Locating Popular Music Heritage’, (co-authored with Sara Cohen, Ron Knifton and Marion Leonard), in S Cohen, M Leonard, R Knifton and L Roberts (eds.), Sites of Popular Music Heritage. London: Routledge (2014).

 

‘Unveiling Memory: Blue Plaques as In/tangible Markers of Popular Music Heritage’, (co-authored with Sara Cohen), in S Cohen, M Leonard, R Knifton and L Roberts (eds.), Sites of Popular Music Heritage. London: Routledge (2014).

 

‘The Archive City: Film as Critical Spatial Practice’, in B Fraser (ed.), Marxism and Urban Culture. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books (2014).

 

‘Liminality’, (co-authored with Hazel Andrews), in NJ Smelser and PB Baltes (eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Oxford: Elsevier (in press, 2014).

 

‘The Violence of Non Places’, in H Andrews (ed.), Tourism and Violence. London: Ashgate (2014).

 

‘Mapping the City in Film’, (co-authored with Julia Hallam), in I Gregory and A Geddes (eds.), Towards Spatial Humanities: Historical GIS and Spatial History. Bloomington: Indiana University Press (2014).

 

‘Locating the Moving Image: Outline of a New Empiricism’, (co-authored with Julia Hallam), in L Roberts and J Hallam (eds.), Locating the Moving Image: New Approaches to Film and Place. Bloomington: Indiana University Press (2014).

 

‘Heritage Rocks! Mapping Spaces of Popular Music Tourism’, (co-authored with Sara Cohen), in S Kruger and R Trandafoiu (eds.), The Globalization of Musics in Transit: Musical Migration and Tourism. London: Routledge (2013).

 

‘The Last of Liverpool: Liminal Journeys Around the Port City’, in J Conolly and C Whelan (eds.), World Film Locations: Liverpool. Bristol: Intellect (2013).

 

‘Mapping Cultures: a Spatial Anthropology’, in L. Roberts (ed.), Mapping Cultures: Place, Practice, Performance. Basingstoke: Palgrave (2012). [Access here]

 

‘Cinematic Cartography: Projecting Place Through Film’, in L. Roberts (ed.), Mapping Cultures: Place, Practice, Performance. Basingstoke: Palgrave (2012).

 

‘Walking, Witnessing, Mapping: An Interview with Iain Sinclair’, (co-authored with David Cooper), in L. Roberts (ed.), Mapping Cultures: Place, Practice, Performance. Basingstoke: Palgrave (2012).

 

‘Introduction: Re-mapping Liminality’, (co-authored with Hazel Andrews), in L. Roberts and H. Andrews (eds.), Liminal Landscapes: Travel, Experience and Spaces In-between. London: Routledge (2012).

 

‘The Sands of Dee: Estuarine Excursions in Liminal Space’, in L. Roberts and H. Andrews (eds.), Liminal Landscapes: Travel, Experience and Spaces In-between. London: Routledge (2012). [Access here]

 

‘Regeneration, Mobility and Contested Space: Cultural Reflections on a City in Transition’, in J Harris and R Williams (eds.), Regenerating Culture and Society: Art, Architecture and Urban Style within the Global Politics of City-Branding. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press (2011). [Access here]

 

‘Projecting Place: Location Mapping, Consumption and Cinematographic Tourism’, in L Roberts and R Koeck (eds.), The City and the Moving Image: Urban Projections. Basingstoke: Palgrave (2010).

 

‘Introduction: Projecting the Urban’, (co-authored with Richard Koeck), in L Roberts and R Koeck (eds.), The City and the Moving Image: Urban Projections. Basingstoke: Palgrave (2010).

 

‘World in One City: Surrealist Geography and Time-Space Compression in Alex Cox’s Liverpool’, in P Burns and J Lester (eds.), Tourism and Visual Culture Volume 1: Theories and Concepts. Wallingford: CABI (2010).

 

‘The Archive City: Reading Liverpool’s Urban Landscape Through Film’, (co-authored with Richard Koeck), in C. Grunenberg and R. Knifton (eds.), Centre of the Creative Universe: Liverpool and the Avant-Garde. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press (2007). [Access here]

 

‘Non-places in the Mist: Mapping the Spatial Turn in Theo Angelopoulos’ Peripatetic Modernism’, in W. Everett and A. Goodbody (eds.), Revisiting Space: Space and Place in European Cinema. Oxford: Peter Lang (2005). [Access here]

 

Misc

 

‘Inhabiting the Edge: Tricksterism and Radical Liminality’, The Double Negative (2016). [Access here]

 

‘Popular Cultural Memory Post-Savile’, Media/Pool: Dept of Communication and Media Blog (2014). [Access here]

 

‘Liquifruta’ (2014). [Access here]

 

Book review: ‘Flirting with Space: Journeys and Creativity’, by David Crouch. Journal of Tourism Consumption and Practice, Vol 3 (2) (2011). [Access here]

 

Book review: ‘Cinematic Urbanism: A History of the Modern From Reel to Real’ by Nezar AlSayyad. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, Vol 36 (3): 68 – 57 (2009). [Access here]

 

BFI Screenonline, British Film Institute: film synopses, commentary, and thematic summaries for Liverpool: a City on Screen website (2007). [Access here]

 

Book review: ‘Oblivion’ by Marc Augé. Culture Machine, Sept 2005. [Access here]

 

 

 

 

 

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