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Geography: Shaping Australia’s Future

The Australian Decadal Plan for Geographical Sciences was launched in Sydney on 22nd November 2018. The plan, entitled: Geography: Shaping Australia’s future was prepared by the National Committee for Geographical Sciences and presents the state of play of geography as a discipline in Australia. It provides a unified vision for Australian geography over the next [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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IGU announces new Commission on African Studies

At its recent Executive Committee meeting in Quebec, Canada, the IGU approved the establishment of a new Commission on African Studies.  The intention is to foster networking and develop teaching and research in all aspects of African geography.  Further information may be obtained from Dr Innocent Moyo on: minnoxa@yahoo.com Until now, Africa has been underrepresented in [...]

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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 [...]

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IGU at AAG 2017 Boston

IGU is well represented at the AAG Boston meeting.  Seen here (left to right) are Professor Ahmet Ertek (Chair of the Turkish National Committee of the IGU and of the 2020 IGU Congress in Istanbul, past IGU President, Professor Ron Abler, IGU Vice-President Professor Barbaros Gocencgil and current IGU President, Professor Yukio Himiyama

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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 — [...]

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