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Practising geographical knowledge: fields, bodies and dissemination

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In this article we make a case for a renewed emphasis upon some of the generic, albeit often tacit, spaces of practice that we share across our sub–disciplinary boundaries. In this we seek to emphasize the ways in which everyday actions make up the grander facades of institutional agendas, empirical projects and disciplinary schools of thought. To achieve this we trace the performance of disciplinary contours and identities across three important sites: the field, the body and the act of dissemination. There are, we will argue, significant commonalities that bind us as disciplinary practitioners in terms of how we perform within and across these sites, and indeed, how we join them up through our practices.

Keywords: body; dissemination; field; knowledge; performance; practice

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1: University of Bristol 2: University of Bristol

Publication date: September 1, 2002

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