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New Joint IGU-IAG Commission/Working Group gets underway

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 [...]

By |avril 10th, 2018|Meetings, News|Commentaires fermés sur New Joint IGU-IAG Commission/Working Group gets underway

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

By |avril 6th, 2017|French, Meetings, News|Commentaires fermés sur IGU at AAG 2017 Boston

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 [...]

By |octobre 24th, 2016|French, Meetings, News, Other Events|Commentaires fermés sur ICSU and ISSC vote to pursue merger ‘in principle’

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 [...]

By |septembre 9th, 2016|French, Meetings, Miscellaneous, News|Commentaires fermés sur OURSUS activities at the Beijing Congress

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 [...]

By |août 30th, 2016|French, Meetings, News|Commentaires fermés sur Carl Folke receives IGU Planet and Humanity Award

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 [...]

By |août 22nd, 2016|French, Meetings, News|Commentaires fermés sur 33rd International Geographical Congress Opening Ceremony

Gearing up for the 33rd International Geographical Congress, Beijing, China

The IGU Executive Committee (see photograph) is meeting in Tianjin, some 120k south-east of Beijing, in preparation for the upcoming International Geographical Congress which kicks off on 22nd August at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing (see: http://www.igc2016.org).  The Congress, which will include a General Assembly during which a new IGU President and four IGU [...]

By |août 19th, 2016|French, Meetings, News|Commentaires fermés sur Gearing up for the 33rd International Geographical Congress, Beijing, China

GEOGRAPHIES FOR PEACE / GEOGRAFÍAS PARA LA PAZ IGU-UGI Thematic Conference 23-25 April 2017

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 [...]

By |juillet 15th, 2016|French, Meetings, News, News, Non classifié(e)|Commentaires fermés sur GEOGRAPHIES FOR PEACE / GEOGRAFÍAS PARA LA PAZ IGU-UGI Thematic Conference 23-25 April 2017

Region-2014: Human Geographical Aspects

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 [...]

By |juillet 15th, 2016|French, Meetings, Other Events, Other Events|Commentaires fermés sur Region-2014: Human Geographical Aspects

Abstract Submission Deadline extended for the Krakow Regional Conference 2014

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the upcoming IGU Regional Conference in Krakow, Poland, has now been extended to 27th January 2014. Please note the following important dates and visit the conference website for further informationwww.igu2014.org    27 January 2014 - Deadline for submitting abstracts for papers and posters 25 February 2014 ? Notification of results of abstract [...]

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