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Inaugural Conference of the IGU Commission on African Studies

May 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Inaugural Conference of the IGU Commission on African Studies

IGU COMMISSION ON AFRICAN STUDIES INAUGURAL CONFERENCE, 17-18 MAY 2018, UNIVERSITY OF NAMIBIA, NAMBIA The IGU Commission on African Studies held its inaugural conference on 17-18 May 2018 at the University of Namibia, Namibia. The [...]

New Joint IGU-IAG Commission/Working Group gets underway

April 8th, 2018|Comments Off on New Joint IGU-IAG Commission/Working Group gets underway

In 2017, both the IGU and the International Association of Geomorphologists agreed to establish a joint Commission/Working Group to give effect to the Memorandum of Understanding that both organisations signed at the 33rd IGC in [...]

UNESCO honours Geography and establishes the UNESCO Chair in Global Understanding for Sustainability

March 24th, 2018|Comments Off on UNESCO honours Geography and establishes the UNESCO Chair in Global Understanding for Sustainability

UNESCO honours the discipline of Geography with a Chair in Global Understanding for Sustainability. It will form part of worldwide network of over 700 UNESCO chairs to support the teaching and research goals of the [...]

Death of IGU stalwart Prof Christian Wichmann Matthiessen

March 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Death of IGU stalwart Prof Christian Wichmann Matthiessen

The International Geographical Union regrets to announce the death of one of its most prominent colleagues, Professor Christian Wichmann Matthiessen, who passed away on Thursday 8 March 2018.  Professor Matthiessen was Danish delegate to the [...]

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