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IGU Commission Geography of Governance – Annual Conference

International Conference Local and Urban Governance: Trends, Challenges and Innovations in a Globalizing World International Geographical Union Commission on Geography of Governance 4 - 7 September 2019 Cidade da Praia, Cape Verde The International Conference on Local and Urban Governance: trends, challenges and innovations in a globalizing world, convened by the International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on [...]

By | 2018-10-24T17:54:14+00:00 October 24th, 2018|News, Other IGU Events|Comments Off on IGU Commission Geography of Governance – Annual Conference

The second IGU-AGLE commission conference held in Sweden

The Second International Conference of the International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Agricultural Geography and Land Engineering (AGLE) was held in Jönköping, Sweden, October 17-19, 2018. Scholars from Sweden, China, France, Holland, UK and Australia gathered and shared with their studies in the fields of sustainable rural development and land use. The conference “Policy, research [...]

By | 2018-10-24T17:46:27+00:00 October 24th, 2018|News, Other IGU Events|Comments Off on The second IGU-AGLE commission conference held in Sweden

Two University of Chile academics win top Geography award

On 2 October, the Chilean Society of Geographical Sciences (SOCHIGEO) awarded two academics from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism - Enrique Aliste Almuna, director of the Department of Geography, and Professor Belisario Andrade Johnson. Read more here.

By | 2018-10-11T17:10:31+00:00 October 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Two University of Chile academics win top Geography award

FOSS4G 2018 Conference

The annual FOSS4G conference is the largest global gathering focused on open source geospatial software. FOSS4G brings together developers, users, decision-makers and observers from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields of operation. Through six days of workshops, presentations, discussions, and cooperation, FOSS4G participants create effective and relevant geospatial products, standards, and protocols. 27, 28 [...]

By | 2018-07-31T12:45:42+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Non-IGU Events|Comments Off on FOSS4G 2018 Conference

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 conference, whose theme was: What is Africa’s response on global challenges: Understanding drivers of poverty and reducing inequality?, was a [...]

By | 2018-05-31T07:45:27+00:00 May 31st, 2018|News, Other IGU Events|Comments Off on Inaugural Conference of the IGU Commission on African Studies

Geography for Sustainable Development- Vision 2030

The first conference on Education for Sustainable Development in Saudi Arabia: "Geography for Sustainable Development- Vision 2030” will be held in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Dates: 27-29 March 2018 More information: download the programme

By | 2018-03-22T08:07:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Non-IGU Events|Comments Off on Geography for Sustainable Development- Vision 2030

EURASIAN GIS CONGRESS 2018

This congress will be held on 04-07 September 2018 at Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geography in Baku, Azerbaijan. Web-site of congress is:http://eurasiangis2018.selcuk.edu.tr/ The EURASIAN GIS CONGRESS 2018 aims to bring together researchers, academicians and postgraduate students of all levels to exchange and share their experiences and research results with an interest in Geographical Information Sciences. It also provides forum for [...]

By | 2018-03-19T18:04:19+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Non-IGU Events|Comments Off on EURASIAN GIS CONGRESS 2018

What do the German public think of Geography? A National Survey

A version of a comprehensive study of the German population on the perception of geography as a school subject, as a science, and on the job market, has now been published in English in the journal Erdkunde. According to the findings of the study, the perception of geography - both that of the school subject [...]

By | 2018-01-24T08:28:01+00:00 January 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on What do the German public think of Geography? A National Survey

IGU Commission Geography of Governance 2018 Annual Conference

The Geography of Governance Commission will be hosting their annual conference for 2018 in Portugal. Call for papers: https://sites.google.com/site/geogov2018/call-for-papers Dates of the conference: 4-5 September 2018 Venue for the conference: Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning University of Lisbon, Portugal Conference Website: https://sites.google.com/site/geogov2018/ Important dates: • Submission deadline for abstracts: 30 March 2018 • Notification of abstract [...]

By | 2017-11-29T09:28:35+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Other IGU Events|Comments Off on IGU Commission Geography of Governance 2018 Annual Conference

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 National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), of which she was its Director twice, from 1971 to 1977 and from 1983 to 1989. [...]

By | 2017-09-15T08:27:37+00:00 September 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on In memoriam: former IGU Vice-President Gutiérrez Vázquez