A Sense of Place

One of the biggest treats of conference travel is taking a little break and getting out to see the city around you. We have curated a series of collections of virtual tours, sights, and sounds from around Europe to give you that sense of place, and escape, you might have been hoping for….

Bruits de Paris (noises of Paris)
This website offers sounds from various parts of the city of Paris (opens in new tab)

Tour of Musee D'Orsay
A tour around the Musee D'Orsay in Paris (opens in new tab)

Sounds of Home
Collegium Hungaricum Berlin offers some comforting sounds (opens in new tab)

Tour of Zagreb Museum of Arts and Crafts
A tour around the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb (opens in new tab)

Claire Warwick's COVID Diary
Claire Warwick has been capturing sounds of lockdown along with images of her own and other researchers' workpaces. Click here to see the slides (opens in new tab)

British Library Soundscapes
The British Library has a vast collection of soundscapes that take in industrial sounds, wildlife and cities from across Britain (opens in new tab)

To explore more about how a sense of place plays a part in scholarly practice, click here: