School of GeoSciences

School of GeoSciences


Svenja Timmins

[] Address: Room 1.07 (Harris Suite), Geography Building, Drummond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9XP Email:

2012-2013: MScR Human Geography, University of Edinburgh
2008-2012: MA Geography, University of Edinburgh


I am an urban geographer with an interest in marginality and inequalities. My MSc research focuses on territorial stigmatisation in Edinburgh: how negative reputations are formed; how they are sustained and reproduced; the effects on local residents; and the public policies that are directed towards areas of urban relegation. My research incorporates the themes of regeneration, gentrification, eviction and displacement, and the 'right to the city'.
Supervisor: Dr. Tom Slater


In 2012/2013 I am tutoring on: