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School of Geography

David Bell Prof David Bell

Contact details

Room 10.127 Manton
School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


+44 (0) 113 34 37995

Student hours:
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Research overview

Dr Bell's interests span critical human geography and cultural studies, and include cultural policy, urban and rural cultures, consumption and lifestyle, science and technology, and sexuality. Often in his work he tries to bring these different interests into productive contact. PhD Supervision

I welcome PhD applications in the following areas:

  • Geographies of sexualities
  • Cultural policy
  • Hospitality & space
  • Media geographies
  • Urban activism

Current research students

  • Marie-Avril Berthet -- nightlife and experimentation
  • Alex Miller -- clutter and home
  • Zac Taylor -- financialization of risk
  • Junfan Lin -- Hakka food and identity
  • Annie Connelly -- children's experiences of food insecurity
  • Asa Roat -- urban modrnity in Chongqing
  • Leon Conteras -- marker traders in Mexico City
  • Mark Ball -- cultural participation in Stoke-on-Trent
  • Clare Martynski -- transformative encounters with art


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