Adam Eldridge is a Senior Lecturer based within the School of Social and Historical Studies at the University of Westminster. He completed his PhD with the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. His thesis, ‘Of Other Places: Theming Geography, Identity and History’, examined the articulation of place, cultural identity and history within themed environments. Eldridge has worked on several qualitative research projects, principally concerning the urban renaissance and the evening economy. His research examines town and city centres at night with a focus on gender/sexuality and public space, the 24 hour city, pleasure, and late-night drinking cultures.