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Latest IGU newsletter available – NS19 July 2016

Download the latest IGU newsletter today. Click here: NS19 July 2016. Don't forget to keep an eye on the news tab for the latest newsletters from the IGU, the IGU Commissions and other relevant organisations.

By | 2017-05-19T08:08:25+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Latest IGU newsletter available – NS19 July 2016

GEOGRAPHIES FOR PEACE / GEOGRAFÍAS PARA LA PAZ IGU-UGI Thematic Conference 23-25 April 2017

To view the information in Spanish, please click here. In 2017 the International Geographical Union (IGU-UGI) will organize two Thematic Conferences, instead of a large Regional : one about “Energy, Geography & Balanced Development” in Baku (Azerbaijan), and one about “Geographies for Peace” in La Paz (Bolivia). The Thematic Conference in La Paz will be [...]

By | 2017-05-19T08:08:26+00:00 July 7th, 2016|Meetings, News, Other IGU Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on GEOGRAPHIES FOR PEACE / GEOGRAFÍAS PARA LA PAZ IGU-UGI Thematic Conference 23-25 April 2017

Mediterranean sustainability conference report

IGU COMB Annual 2016 Conference 'Mediterranean sustainability between climate change and human mobility' Report. Maria Paradiso, Chair of the IGU Commission on the Mediterranean Basin (COMB) reports. 'The annual COMB conference 'Mediterranean sustainability between climate change and human mobility' has just taken place in Antalya Turkey 1-4 June 2016. It was a very successful Conference [...]

By | 2017-05-19T08:08:27+00:00 June 13th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Mediterranean sustainability conference report

Special issue of Arab World Geography: “Geo-Retirement”

Professor Ghazi-Walid Falah, who is Editor-in-Chief of the Arab World Geographer has kindly made available the latest special issue of the journal which contains some 21 essays and a number of commentaries. The essays are contributed by high profile retired Geographers and the special issue provides us with fascinating disciplinary insights into the life and [...]

By | 2016-05-06T07:10:46+00:00 May 6th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Special issue of Arab World Geography: “Geo-Retirement”

IGU Young and Early Career Task Force Seeks Contacts

The steering committee members of the Task Force on Young and Early Career Geographers, International Geographical Union (IGU) aims to develop a community of early career geographers who are able to support and learn from each other. The Task Force also aims to represent the interests of young and early career geographers at the IGU. [...]

By | 2016-04-08T13:54:01+00:00 April 8th, 2016|News|Comments Off on IGU Young and Early Career Task Force Seeks Contacts

IYGU Opening Ceremony online now

The International Year of Global Understanding is now completely underway! The Opening Ceremony was a great success and went very well. It was well attended and received, with participants traveling countries as far away and as diverse as from Australia, to Mali, India to the USA, and luckily enough all managed to arrive home safely. [...]

By | 2017-05-19T08:08:27+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Meetings, News|Comments Off on IYGU Opening Ceremony online now

International Year of Global Understanding 2016 Launch

Everyday Life in Global Context The increasingly noticeable global consequences of local action call attention to the fact, that changing the world is everyone’s business. Taking action on global issues locally involves an understanding of the manifold ways in which the local and the global are intertwined. This is the central idea of the 2016 [...]

By | 2016-01-28T05:27:22+00:00 January 28th, 2016|News|Comments Off on International Year of Global Understanding 2016 Launch

Job opportunity: Director of the School of Planning in the Faculty of Environment

Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Director of the School of Planning in the Faculty of Environment, at the University of Waterloo. Located in southern Ontario, Waterloo Region is globally recognized for the high quality of life it offers, blending rural traditions with a dynamic high-tech knowledge sector, fueling a socio-economic and [...]

By | 2017-05-19T08:08:27+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Job opportunity: Director of the School of Planning in the Faculty of Environment

WELCOME TO 2016: THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING

Welcome to 2016, which has been declared the International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU).  For more information visit: http://www.global-understanding.de  This is an IGU initiative led by Professor Benno Werlen at the Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena. What are the key elements of IYGU? Linking the global and the local Everyday actions matter for global climate change. Everyday decisions [...]

By | 2015-12-31T09:32:48+00:00 December 31st, 2015|News|Comments Off on WELCOME TO 2016: THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING

Geographer Matthieu Giroud a victim in the Paris attacks

Our sincere condolences go to the family and friends of Matthieu Giroud, our Parisian colleague, who was one of the victims of the Bataclan attack last Friday. Matthieu Giroud was a young urban geographer (39 years old), assistant professor in Paris-East University and member of the team of comparative Studies of powers. He was very [...]

By | 2015-11-16T18:03:27+00:00 November 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Geographer Matthieu Giroud a victim in the Paris attacks