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 Beijing in August 2016. The first meeting of the new body was held at the University of Vienna (ahead of [...]
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The 25th annual edition of the International Festival of Geography was held at the beginning of October at its customary home in the French town of St Die des Voges. IGU was represented by Past President Ron Abler and First Vice-President Dieter Soyez. During the event Professor Anne Buttimer - also a Past IGU President [...]
INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE - SUSTAINABLE MOUNTAIN REGIONS: MAKE THEM WORK The conference is taking place in Borovets, Bulgaria on 14-16 May 2015. For more information, please download the invitation here.
The Nordic Geographers Meeting (NGM) is an international geography conference held in every second year in one of the Nordic Countries and now, for the first time, in Estonia. The 6th Meeting will be held in Tallinn and Tartu on 15-19 June 2015. The conference has grown into a significant and multi-faceted arena for geographers [...]
We invite you to participate in the International Scientific Conference «Geography: Challenges of the XXI Century» dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Geography Faculty of Taurida National V.I. Vernadsky University. The Conference will be held on 8 – 12 April, 2014, at the Geography Department of the Taurida National V.I. Vernadsky University. For more [...]
The Department for Social and Economic Geography and Regional Studies, the Faculty of Geology and Geography, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Ukraine) invites you to take part on 3-4 April 2014 at the scientific and practical conference for students, post-graduate students and young researches - Region-2014: human-geographical aspects and to publish your articles in the scientific journal JOURNAL OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY. For more information, download here and here. If [...]
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 focused on peace and the contribution of geography to [...]
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 [...]
Dynamics of Economic Spaces Commission Meeting Palmerston North, New Zealand FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS Theme: New Resource Geographies Timing: 22-24 November 2016 Venue: Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand Key Dates 1 July - Registration Opens 1 August - 2nd call for papers and abstracts 1 September - Early Bird Registrations close 31 October - [...]