Construction of Place in Cádiz Update 2

My research in Cádiz has three forms. The most important form is my observations of the plazas of Cádiz, which will provide the bulk of the content that I will analyze in my final paper. The other two forms are the study of academic texts that focus on plazas and space/place theory, and attending classes and events that allow […]

Construction of Place in Cádiz Update 1

Due to the place specific nature of my research, I have been in Cádiz, Spain for most of the summer so far. I have spent the past five weeks alternating between reading background material on space theory and the role of plazas in Hispanic cultures, and performing onsite observational research on the use of plazas in Cádiz. […]

Abstract: Age and the Construction of Place in Cádiz, Spain

Cádiz is one of the oldest cities in Spain, both historically and demographically. Due to a variety of economic pressures, Cádiz has a very high emigration rate of young people between the ages of 18 and 30. This factor, paired with a large elderly population, makes Cádiz one of Spain’s most aged cities. To investigate how emigration and […]