Other Microlectures

A panel featuring contributors to the Geography Directions blog discussing latest geographical research on the economic impacts of COVID-19, with a particular focus on food supply.

The impact of COVID-19 on the geological cycle - Alice Fugagnoli

In this episode of Geography now, geologist Alice Fugagnoli discusses her PhD research on the effect of microplastics on the geological cycle, and how the impact of COVID-19 might be seen by future generations.

Rhythm revolution: exploring Iran through its rich musical heritage - Ruairi Glasheen

Ruairi Glasheen meets the young musicians drumming new life into ancient Persian traditions.

The Aztec city Tenochtitlán was the largest and best-run on Earth. In Mexico John discovered that Hernán Cortés conquered not by guns and horses, but language, diplomacy, obsidian and a little steel.