Publications and Presentations

Doctoral Thesis

Revealing Place in the Sprawl: A Phenomenological Investigation into Location-Based Social Networking, defended March 2013. Revealing Place in the Sprawl in pdf form.


Evans, L. & Saker, M. (2017), Location-Based Social Networking: Space, Time and Identity. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Evans, L (2015), Locative Social Media: Place in the Digital Age, London: Palgrave Macmillan.


Evans, L. & Kitchin, R. (2018). A Smart Place to Work? Big Data Systems, Labour, Control and Modern Retail StoresNew Technology, Work and Employment, 33 (1), pp. 44-57. doi:10.1111/ntwe.12107

Kitchin, R., Coletta, C., Evans, L., Heaphy, L. and Mac Donncha, D. (2017). Smart cities, epistemic communities, advocacy coalitions and the `last mile’ problemit – Information Technology, 59 (6), pp. 275-284. doi:10.1515/itit-2017-0004

Evans, L. & Saker, M. (2016). Locative Media and Identity: Accumulative technologies of the self. Sage Open, August 2016, 6 (3) doi: 10.1177/2158244016662692.

Perng, S-Y., Kitchin, R. & Evans, L. (2016). Locative Media and data-driven computing experiments. Big Data and Society, July-December 2016: pp. 1-12, doi: 10.1177/2053951716652161

Saker, M., & Evans, L. (2016). Everyday Life and Locative Play: An Exploration of Foursquare and Playful Engagements with Space and PlaceMedia, Culture and Society, April 19, 2016. doi: 10.1177/0163443716643149

Saker, M., & Evans, L. (2016). Locative mobile media and time: Foursquare and technological memory. First Monday, 21 (2). doi:10.5210/fm.v21i2.6006

Evans, L., Wu, Y. and Price, E. (2015). A new hope: Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover. International Journal of Digital Television, 6 (3), pp. 347-366.

Wang, Y., Sanchez-Rodrigues, V. and Evans, L. (2015). The Use of ICT in road freight transport for CO2 reduction – an exploratory study of UK’s grocery retail industry. The International Journal of Logistics Management, 26 (1), 2-29.

Evans, L. (2014). Being-towards the social: Mood and orientation to location-based social media, computational things and applicationsNew Media and Society, first published on January 9, 2014 as doi:10.1177/1461444813518183.

Evans, L. (2014). Maps as Deep: Reading the Code of Location-based Social NetworksIEEE Technology and Science Magazine, 33 (1), 73-80.

Wang, Y.,  Evans, L., Owusu, G. and McCormick, A. (2013) Data Integrity Issue in Asset-Intensive Industry. Journal of Advanced Management Science, 1 (3), 338-343.

Evans, L. (2011). Location-based Services: Transformation of the experience of spaceJournal of Location Based Services, 5 (3-4), pp. 242-260.

Evans, L. (2010). Thus Sang the Manic Street PreachersPhilosophy Now, 80, pp. 26-27.

Book Chapters

Evans, L. & Perng, S-Y. (2017). ‘Spatial Knowledge and Behaviour’ in: Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T. & Wilson, M. W. (Eds.) Understanding Spatial Media, pp. 169-178, London: Sage.

Evans, L. (2016). Feeling Place in the City: strange ontologies, Foursquare and location-based social media. In Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (Eds.) Code and the City: Regions and Cities. London: Routledge, pp. 105-115.

Wang, Y., Naim, M. and Evans, L. (2013). Enabling Smart Logistics for Service Operations. In Owusu, G., O’Neill, P., McCall, J. and Doherty, N. F. (Eds.) Transforming Field and Service Operations. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 237-256.

Evans, L. (2013). How to Build a Map for Free: immaterial labour and location-based social networking. In Lovink, G. and Rasch, M. (eds.) Unlike Us: Social Media Monopolies and Their Alternatives, Amsterdam: Institute for Network Cultures.

Evans, L., and Rees, S. (2012). An interpretation of the Digital Humanities. In Understanding Digital Humanities (ed. Berry, D.M.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 21-41.

Evans, L. (2010). A Phenomenological Analysis of Social Networking. In Humanity in Cybernetic Environments (ed. Riha, D.). Oxford: Inter-disciplinary Press.

Evans, L. (2010). Authenticity Online: Using Webnography to Address Phenomenological ConcernsIn New Media and the Politics of Online Communities (ed. Mousoutzanis, A. and Riha, D.). Oxford: Inter-disciplinary Press.

Presentations and Conferences

2017 – Saker, M. and Evans, L. British Sociological Association Conference 2017, University of Manchester. The Personal and Public Impact of Pokemon Go: Contextualising Novelty within the Broader Canon of Locative Media.  

2016 – Creating Smart Cities, Maynooth University. Privacy Parenthesis, or the structural transformation of the private sphere. 6-7/9/2016. [Link to Video]

2015 – Being Human Conference, University of Liverpool. Self Tracking Cultures and the Emergence of Hybrid Beings. 11/12/2015.

2015 – Evans, L. and Donnellan, B. AIS SIG PRAG, Pre-ICIS Workshop 2015 “Practice-based Design and Innovation of Digital Artefacts”, Fort Worth, Texas. Unpacking the thing in the Internet of Things.

2015 – Digital Citizenship and Surveillance, Cardiff University. The Privacy Parenthesis: Citizenship in Late Capitalism and the Digital World. 19/6/2015 [Link to Video]

2015 – Bradshaw, R and Evans, L. STS Conference, Graz, Austria, Exploring Design in the Bike Share Sector. 12/5/2015.

2015 – Wu, Y, Evans, L and Price, E. MeCCSA, Northumbria University, Generations of Deaf/Hard of Hearing Audiences for Television: A Study of the Impact of the Digital Switchover. 7/1/2015.

2014 – Conference of Irish Geographers, UCD. Cows and Code: A literature review of Software and Farms. 

2014 – Code and the City Workshop, Maynooth University. Feeling Place in the City.  [Link to Video]

2013 – Conditions of Mediation: Phenomenological Approaches to Media, Technology and Communication, Birbeck, University of London. The Importance of Being-Towards Social: mood and orientation to things and applications in social media.

2013 – Unlike Us #3, Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam. Buying and Selling People and Places: The Political Economy of Mobile Social Media. [Link to Video]

2013 – BILETA, University of Liverpool. The right to be forgotten against the possibility: forgetting the user in the digital media age.

2011 – MeCCSA postgraduate conference, Bournemouth University. Assembling the location.

2011 – AISB Philosophy and Computing symposium, University of York. Object-oriented Philosophy: the nature of relations between humans and computational objects.

2010 – 5th Global Conference: Cybercultures, Salzburg, Austria. Authenticity Online: using webnography to address phenomenological concerns.

2009 – MeCCSA postgraduate conference, Bangor University. Networked Alterity.

2008 – Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction, Mansfield College, Oxford University. The phenomenology of Social Networking.

2007 – Royal Institute of Philosophy Student Conference, University of the West of England. What value attaches to a restored landscape?


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