Penny Travlou

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Greece
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Penny Travlou’s research interests lie in the field of cultural/urban geography holding a PhD from the Department of Geography, University of Durham. Her research is inter-disciplinary with a particular focus on theories of space and place and their implementation in research. She has worked in various projects looking at how people use and experience public space using a multi-method approach. Her research has been funded by various UK-based funding bodies (e.g. The British Academy, The Carnegie Trust) and the book “Open Space – People Space” (2008, Routledge) she has co-edited with Professor Catharine Ward Thompson (eca) received the Landscape Institute Research Award 2008. She has also been involved in projects that look at the use of ubiquitous technology in the experience of public and virtual space using ethnographic methods (i.e participant observation and interviews). Penny is also a Lecturer in Cultural Geography & Visual Culture at eca teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate courses on theory of place and space.

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