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BOATS, BATTERIES, AND BARRICADES: SOME WAYS WATER INFLUENCES OUR PERCEPTIONS OF PLACE (Leonie Dunlop)

This paper was the culmination of research and fieldwork undertaken for my PhD ‘Breaking old and new ground: a comparative study of coastal and inland naming in Berwickshire’ at Glasgow University and for the Masters in Landscape Architecture programme at … Continue reading “BOATS, BATTERIES, AND BARRICADES: SOME WAYS WATER INFLUENCES OUR PERCEPTIONS OF PLACE (Leonie Dunlop)”

USES OF THE PAST IN PLACE-NAME DEBATES: CASE STUDIES FROM NEW ZEALAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND (Ewan Morris)

In 2009, two place-name debates hit the headlines on opposite sides of the world. In New Zealand, residents of Wanganui, on the west coast of New Zealand’s lower North Island, debated whether the town’s name should be spelled with an … Continue reading “USES OF THE PAST IN PLACE-NAME DEBATES: CASE STUDIES FROM NEW ZEALAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND (Ewan Morris)”