School of GeoSciences

Our Staff

Dr. Eric Laurier


Reader in Geography and Interaction; Deputy Head of RTD: Social Sciences Recruitment

Room: 2.07
Address: Institute of Geography, Drummond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9XP
Phone: +44 (0) 131 651 4303
FAX: +44 (0) 131 650 2524
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Research Institute: Geography and the Lived Environment
Research Groups: Population, Health and Place
Research Interests:
  • By topic:
public space, mobility, transport, technology, workplaces, human-animal relations, everyday life in the city, conviviality, neighbourhoods, wayfinding, driving, practical reasoning, gestures, film & video, infrastructures, leisure, family meal times, cafes, skill, learning.
  • By approach:

video, ethnography, conversation analysis, ethnomethodolgy, ANT.

  • By thinker:
Harold Garfinkel, Harvey Sacks, Stanley Cavell, Stanley Raffel, Erving Goffman, Bruno Latour
Further Information: Publications
Edinburgh Research Explorer
Research Students

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