Veronica della Dora

Senior Lecturer in Geographies of Knowledge
School of Geographical Sciences
University of Bristol (UK)
E-mail: veronica.delladora@bristol.ac.uk

Fields of interest

Cultural and historical geography
Landscape studies
History of cartography
Sacred geographies
Science studies
Byzantine and post-Byzantine studies
Eastern Mediterranean

 

Recent publications

Della Dora, V.
‘Mapping “Melancholy-Pleasing Remains”: Morea as a Renaissance Memory Theater’, in S. Gerstel ed. Viewing the Morea: Land and People in the Late Medieval Peloponnese.
Washington DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, pp. 455-75, 2013.

Della Dora, V.
‘Setting and blurring boundaries: pilgrims, tourists, and landscape in Mount Athos and Meteora’, 
Annals of Tourism Research, 39: 951-74, 2012.

Della Dora, V.
‘Windows on Heaven (and Earth): The Poetics and Politics of Post-Byzantine “Cartographic Icons”’,
Journal of Medieval Religious Cultures, 38(1): 84-112, 2012.

Della Dora, V. and T. Terkenli
‘Cultural Geographies’,
in I. Vogiatzakis ed., Mediterranean Mountain Environments. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 137-57, 2012.

Della Dora, V.
‘Anti-Landscapes: Caves and Apophasis in the Christian East’,
Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 29(5): 761-79, 2011.

Della Dora, V. 
‘Engaging Sacred Space: Experiments in the Field’,
Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 35(2): 163-84, 2011.

Della Dora, V.
Imagining Mount Athos: Visions of a Holy Place from Homer to the Second World War (with a foreword by David Lowenthal).
Charlottesville: Virginia University Press, 2011. 

Della Dora, V. 
‘Circulating Sacred Place:Fin-de-siècle Russian Cards of Mount Athos as Traveling Object-Icons’.
Brace, C. et als. Emerging Geographies of Belief, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 168-192, 2011.

Della Dora, V., S. Digby and B. Basdas (eds).
Visual and Historical Geographies: Essays in Honour of Denis E. Cosgrove.
Historical Geography Research Group Series, London: Royal Geographical Society, 2010.

Cosgrove, D. and Della DoraV. (eds.)
High Places: Cultural Geographies of Mountains, Ice and Science.
London: Tauris Libris, 2008.