Progress report: Geographies of science and technology

I was chuffed to be invited by the editors of Progress in Human Geography to write three short 'progress reports' on the field of 'geographies of science and technology'. This is the first time reports have been commissioned in this area, which is a great reflection on the growing vibrancy of work in this area. … Continue reading Progress report: Geographies of science and technology

Special issue: the vertical in the history of science

Over the last couple of years Wilko Graf von Hardenberg and I have been working on convening a special issue on the historical role of the vertical in science. What we mean is the vertical as a condition of knowledge production - a spatial challenge to overcome, or a means of accessing new objects of … Continue reading Special issue: the vertical in the history of science

New website – martinmahony.com

This website, previously imperialweather.com, has now become martinmahony.com. Hopefully that change of name and URL will work... I wanted to create a more general-purpose website and blog, but without losing my imperial weather content, so I've essentially re-badged the latter and added a bit more general info about my research and teaching.

Airships paper now out in the Annals of the AAG

I'm pleased to be able to share my paper on British imperial airshipping, which is now out in the Annals of the American Association of Geographers. The paper develops some of my earlier thinking about how airships can help us think in new ways about historical attitudes to both the atmosphere and to the technological future E-prints of … Continue reading Airships paper now out in the Annals of the AAG