Mains, Susan

Dr

  • United Kingdom

  • 104 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
20002019
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Biography

Susan P. Mains is a Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Dundee. Her work explores transnational identities and media representations of mobility, borders, and security in the context of Caribbean migration, creative industries in Jamaica and Scotland, and heritage tourism. She is editor of 'Mediated Geographies and Geographies of Media' (co-editors Julie Cupples and Chris Lukinbeal): a book exploring contemporary research on space, media and identities (Springer, 2015).Currently she is a partner in the Leverhulme Trust funded project, 'Caribbean In/Securities: Creativity and Negotiation in the Caribbean.' She has also been a partner in a Royal Society of Edinburgh funded collaborative project exploring representations of place and landscape connections between the Scottish Highlands and the Caribbean.

 

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Projects 2012 2017

Research Output 2000 2019

A Walk in the Woods. Promoting Chance and Wellbeing at EAD 2019

Kingsley, C. & Mains, S., 2019, Running with Scissors: 13th International Conference of the European Academy of Design. Valentine, L., Bletcher, J. & Cruickshank, L. (eds.). Supplement 1 ed. United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis, Vol. 22. p. 2313-2317 5 p. (Design Journal).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wood
Accidents
Experiments
Well-being
Designer
54 Downloads (Pure)

Conversing with Caribbean and Northern Scottish Landscapes and Lifescapes

Salt, K. & Mains, S. P., May 2018, In : Northern Scotland. 9, 1, p. 67-72 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scottish Landscape
Scotland
History
Geography
Symposium
1 Citation (Scopus)
50 Downloads (Pure)

In/Secure Conversations: Retheorising Life and Debt, Tourism and Caribbean Geopolitics

Mains, S., 1 Nov 2018, In : Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism. 22, 3 (57), p. 90-104 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
geopolitics
indebtedness
conversation
Tourism
narrative
Open Access
File
conversation
Tourism
geopolitics
narrative
documentary film
1 Citation (Scopus)

From menie to montego bay: Documenting, representing and mobilising emotion in coastal heritage landscapes

Mains, S. P., Jul 2016, Heritage, Affect and Emotion: Politics, Practices and Infrastructures. Tolia-Kelly, D. P., Waterton, E. & Watson, S. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, p. 179-200 22 p. (Critical Studies in Heritage, Emotion and Affect).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Thesis

Exploring Power in the Theory and Practice of Resilience

Author: Lyon, C., 2017

Supervisor: Fazey, I. (Supervisor) & Mains, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

The Relational Lives of Street-Connected Young People in Hazard Prone areas of Jamaica

Author: Catterson, J., 2017

Supervisor: van Blerk, L. (Supervisor) & Mains, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy