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In memoriam: former IGU Vice-President Gutiérrez Vázquez

September 15th, 2017|Comments Off on In memoriam: former IGU Vice-President Gutiérrez Vázquez

The International Geographical Union regrets to announce that former IGU Vice-President María Teresa Gutiérrez Vázquez died on 6 th September 2017. Professor Gutiérrez Vázquez was a full-time researcher and Professor at the Institute of Geography of the [...]

ICHST Rio 2017 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

September 4th, 2017|Comments Off on ICHST Rio 2017 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Along the lines of the general theme of the 25th International Congress on the History of Science and Technology (ICHST), hold in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 23 to 29 July 2017 http://www.ichst2017.sbhc.org.br/, the IGU [...]

Inaugural Conference of IGU Commission, Yulin, calls for ‘Global Rural Plan’

August 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Inaugural Conference of IGU Commission, Yulin, calls for ‘Global Rural Plan’

The IGU Commission on Agricultural Geography and Land Engineering, chaired by Professor Yansui Liu of the Institute of Geographical Science and Natural Resources Research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has called for the establishment [...]

Nature paper points out the need to revitalize the countryside…

August 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Nature paper points out the need to revitalize the countryside…

The latest issue of Nature argues that a rural revival is needed globally to counter urbanization.  The paper is co-authored by Professor Yansui Liu and Associate Professor Yuheng Li of the Institute of Geographic Sciences [...]

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