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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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Geographers elected to the Governing Board of the International Science Council

Two well-known Geographers have been elected to the Governing Board of the newly established International Science Council.  Professor Ruth Fincher (University of Melbourne) and Anna Davis (Trinity College Dublin) will both join the board as Ordinary Members. In a historic meeting, the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) merged [...]

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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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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 [...]

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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 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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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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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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