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Migrating Landscapes

Nicholas Ferguson

aphids reached the gardens, but Kew lies some five kilometers east of London Heathrow and is routinely overflown ( Figure 1 ). Could it be that the aphids, macrosiphum albifrons , had stowed away in the wheel bay, the cavity into which the aircraft

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Place Making in Transit

Literary Interventions at the Airport and in the Underground

Emma Eldelin and Andreas Nyblom

anniversary of the London Underground, and the Heathrow Airport Writer-in-Residence campaign (2009 and 2011), which was initiated by the airport's private owner and designed by a PR-company as part of a new brand strategy for Heathrow. Our empirical material

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Steven Sher

A Prayer Room in Heathrow Airport In the first berth, endowed with prayer rugs and Qurans, several women, heads covered, look up from their prayers. Dark green curtains, ceiling to floor, divide the faiths. In the other large

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Stéphanie Ponsavady

Heathrow Airport respectively. The authors argue that literature contributes to a processual understanding of place and advocate for literary texts to be considered as instances of place making, deserving of our full scholarly consideration. In “Forced

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Book Reviews

Tristan Josephson, Marcin B. Stanek, Tallie Ben Daniel, Jeremy Ash, Liz Millward, Caroline Luce, Regine Buschauer, Amanda K. Phillips, and Javier Caletrío

Heathrow Diary (London: Profile Books, 2009), 112 pp., £8.99 (paperback) Billed as one of the most striking examples of airport architecture at the beginning of the twenty-first century, a building that, in language that is common on these occasions

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The Magic of Bureaucracy

Repatriation as Ceremony

Laura Peers

documents, totaling more than 30 pages. The US ambassador to the United Kingdom, the vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford, the University of Oxford physician, the president of the claimant nation, a senior security officer at Heathrow Airport, and a

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COVID-19 and the Transformation of Intimate Inter-and Intra-National Relations

Andrew Dawson

stepping onto the departures terminal concourse at Heathrow Airport was palpable. However, the coronavirus pandemic disrupted all that. And, in the process it made me aware of a transforming of my sense of national identification from British to, perhaps, a

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Air Connectivity and Proximity of Large Airports as an Added Value for Museums

Lázaro Florido-Benítez

demand, accessibility, and connectivity to cities. Beijing (PEK) airport received 800 million passengers in the period analyzed, followed by Heathrow in London with 647 million passengers, and in third place the Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport outside

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After Disasters

Infrastructures, (Im)mobilities, and the Politics of Recovery

Benjamin Linder and Galen Murton

100 km south of Kathmandu), planned to become one of the largest airports in Asia, comparable by area to Heathrow in the UK. The ambitious proposal is intended to relieve congestion at TIA in Kathmandu, though it will also require displacement of rural

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Reassessing the Relevance of the Pan-African Discourse in Contemporary International Relations

Valery B. Ferim

luggage. The only one who eventually took some interest in the researcher was a Heathrow train ticket conductor who asked the author where he was from and where his final destination was. Following the short conversation, the old man subsequently told the