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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+00:00January 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+00:00November 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+00:00September 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on In memoriam: former IGU Vice-President Gutiérrez Vázquez

IGU Commission on Agriculture and Land Engineering inaugural conference, 26-29 August 2017

Rural decline has inevitably accompanied the increasing global levels of urban development. Issues such as rural depopulation, industrial recession, problems of agricultural security and abandoned land have swept both developing and developed countries. As a result, the development capacity of villages has fallen and threatened their sustainability and resilience. Changing socioeconomic and climate conditions pose [...]

By |2017-05-19T08:08:22+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Other IGU Events|Comments Off on IGU Commission on Agriculture and Land Engineering inaugural conference, 26-29 August 2017

2018 IGU thematic conference – Moscow June 2018

PRACTICAL GEOGRAPHY AND XXI CENTURY CHALLENGES IGU Thematic Conference dedicated to the centennial of the Institute of Geography of Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow, 4-6 June 2018 Important dates: 01 November 2017 — deadline for sessions submission; opening of registration and abstracts submission 15 January 2018 — deadline for abstracts submission 20 February 2018 — [...]

By |2017-05-02T09:05:18+00:00April 4th, 2017|Other IGU Events|Comments Off on 2018 IGU thematic conference – Moscow June 2018

IGU Commission ‘Geography of Governance’ 2017 Annual Conference

"LOCAL GOVERNANCE IN THE NEW URBAN AGENDA" - 19 - 21 October 2017 CALL for PAPERS: Click here for more info Important dates: • Submission deadline for abstracts: 30 June 2017 • Notification of abstract acceptance: 31 July 2017 • Registration and payment: 1 - 20 September 2017 Location: University of Salento, Lecce, Italy Conference Website - click [...]

By |2017-05-12T07:38:55+00:00March 20th, 2017|Other IGU Events|Comments Off on IGU Commission ‘Geography of Governance’ 2017 Annual Conference

IGU Urban commission annual meeting – Aug 2017

Important dates: Conference dates: 6th -11th August 2017 Pre-conference Workshops for young scholars: 6th August 2017 Post-conference excursion: 12th – 13th August 2017 (2 full days) Extended-Deadline for abstract submission: 20th February 2017 Acceptance of abstracts: 1st April 2017 Registration and payment: 1st April – 15 June 2017 For more information on the conference programme, [...]

By |2017-02-13T06:57:56+00:00February 13th, 2017|Other IGU Events|Comments Off on IGU Urban commission annual meeting – Aug 2017

New rural geographies in Europe: actors, processes, policies – 14-17 June 2017

New rural geographies in Europe: actors, processes, policies 14-17 June 2017 in Braunschweig, Germany at Thünen Institute of Rural Studies Important dates: February 2017 Registration start February 2017 Call for Posters March 2017 Preliminary programme March 15, 2017 Early Bird deadline May 15, 2017 Registration deadline June 2017 Welcome to Germany! We cordially invite all [...]

By |2017-05-19T08:08:22+00:00February 1st, 2017|Other Events|Comments Off on New rural geographies in Europe: actors, processes, policies – 14-17 June 2017

La Paz Conference – call for papers

GEOGRAPHIES FOR PEACE / GEOGRAFÍAS PARA LA PAZ 2017 IGU-UGI Thematic Conference 23-25 April 2017 La Paz - Bolivia Call for papers: click here to download the list of session proposals PRESENTATION OF ABSTRACTS Abstracts, in Castilian or English, should be written on a blank page, which should only contain the following elements: Name Institutional [...]

By |2016-10-16T20:28:29+00:00October 16th, 2016|News, Other IGU Events|Comments Off on La Paz Conference – call for papers

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+00:00August 2nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Latest IGU newsletter available – NS19 July 2016