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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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International Council for Science (ICSU) calls on the government of the United States to rescind the Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”

Joining many national and international organizations, the International Council for Science (ICSU) - an organisation of which the IGU is a full member Union- calls on the government of the United States of America to rescind the Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” which is effectively banning entry [...]

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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 [...]

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ICSU and ISSC vote to pursue merger ‘in principle’

IGU is a member of three major international councils - the International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the International Council for the Humanities and Philosophical Sciences (CIPSH).  At an extraordinary General Assembly held in Oslo, Norway, on 24th October, both ICSU and ISSC delegates voted to pursue a full [...]

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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 [...]

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OURSUS activities at the Beijing Congress

Report about the OURSUS activities and debates in Beijing; and Plan for the near future. On 18 August OURSUS Chair Ton Dietz and OURSUS secretary Qiu Li participated in the jury of the poster competition of the iGEO Olympiad and selected the best posters out of 45 country posters highlighting one or more sustainable city [...]

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Professor Yukio Himiyama is new IGU President

The International Geographical Union (IGU) recently convened in Beijing for its 33rd International Geographical Congress. In accordance with IGU Statutes, we hold a General Assembly as part of Congress proceedings to elect, inter alia, the leadership of the organization. As a result of a ballot held at the Beijing General Assembly, Professor Yukio Himiyama, Hokkaido [...]

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Carl Folke receives IGU Planet and Humanity Award

At the closing ceremony of the 33rd International Geographical Congress, Professor Carl Folke was awarded the IGU's most prestigious Planet and Humanity Medal.  Previous recipients have included Al Gore and Nelson Mandela.  Professor Carl Folke, of the University of Stockholm and the Beijer Institute, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, has made an outstanding contribution [...]

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33rd International Geographical Congress Opening Ceremony

The 33rd IGU Congress opening ceremony, attended by some 5000 geographers from more than 100 countries got underway at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing. The event was introduced by a charming performance of folk music by students of the Beijing College of Music. This was followed by introductory speeches welcoming the world of [...]

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