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Urban e-Planning and the Covid-19 Pandemic

 'Local Government Response Towards the COVID-19 Pandemic' (IGU-CGoG) Project https://sites.google.com/view/igucgog-covid19/home of IGU Commission Geography of Governance has come out with a special open access issue on 'Urban e-Planning and the Covid-19 Pandemic' published by the International Journal of E-Planning Research, Vol. 10 (2), 2021 Visit following web-page address of the journal to download all published [...]

By |2020-09-16T17:29:43+00:00September 16th, 2020|Publication|Comments Off on Urban e-Planning and the Covid-19 Pandemic

International Science Council- Urban Health and Wellbeing article on COVID-19

Dear IGU EC colleagues, Our collaborative contribution under International Science Council- Urban Health and Wellbeing program to article "COVID-19 reveals the systemic nature of urban health globally", which now has been published In Journal- Cities and Health. Please kindly refer to the link below: https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/ZSE2YVICBSFJXXFZDHPR/full?target=10.1080/23748834.2020.1763761

By |2020-08-08T13:49:40+00:00August 8th, 2020|News, Publication|Comments Off on International Science Council- Urban Health and Wellbeing article on COVID-19

Prof. Benno Werlen appointed as fellow of the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS)

Prof. Benno Werlen, chair of the IGU commission on global understanding and the German National Committee, was recently appointed as Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS), whose members are mandated by the Academy's founders to explore “the social consequences and policy implications of knowledge.” Under the motto “Leadership in thought that [...]

By |2020-08-03T09:00:48+00:00July 30th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Prof. Benno Werlen appointed as fellow of the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS)

IGU Lauréats d’honneur for the year 2020 announced

IGU is delighted to announce that the IGU Lauréats d’honneur for the year 2020 conferred upon Professor Joos Drooglever-Fortuyn and Professor Yoshitaka Ishikawa. Professor Joos Drooglever-Fortuyn has been a leading international scholar in European gender geography for many decades. Her institutional and intellectual contribution has been immense. Joos has served the IGU Gender Commission since [...]

By |2020-06-30T06:50:53+00:00June 30th, 2020|News|Comments Off on IGU Lauréats d’honneur for the year 2020 announced

Invitation to participate in IGU India -E Conference

Dear IGU colleagues, I request you to participate and contribute in the IGU India -E Conference at Hyderabad during June 27th -28th , 2020 on "IMPLICATIONS OF COVID-19 ON LOCAL & REGIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A GLOCAL PERSPECTIVE" In collaboration with IGU -Commissions on Local and Regional Development; Commission on Geo-Heritage. Google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdGnWqVbdDYJKg5L7SFyDAolaYCX7CunoJ5F-OY8dhuBss_eg/viewform?usp=sf_link E-mail: igueconference2020@gmail.com [...]

By |2020-06-15T14:31:50+00:00June 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Invitation to participate in IGU India -E Conference

IGU Vice-President Bojie Fu receives Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Geographical Society

IGU is delighted to announce that Vice-President Academician Bojie Fu has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the Royal Geographical Society.  For more information please see: http://More infomation can be found:https://www.rgs.org/geography/news/2020-medal-and-award-recipients-announced/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn&utm_content=Medals+and+Awards+2020

By |2020-05-20T08:34:23+00:00May 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on IGU Vice-President Bojie Fu receives Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Geographical Society

IGU Elections/Bid Information

Dear IGU National Committee, Due to the postponement of the 2020 Istanbul Congress and General Assembly, I am writing to you in connection with two important matters that need to be resolved by e-ballot, viz. i) election of IGU President and four Vice-Presidents for the period 2020-2024, and ii) selection of the location for the [...]

By |2020-05-03T06:00:31+00:00May 3rd, 2020|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on IGU Elections/Bid Information

Publication: Invitation for publication through Book Series

Invitation for publication through Book Series 1. Springer Series-Advances in Geographical and Environmental Sciences-Series Ed: IGU Secretary General-R.B.Singh, ISSN: 2198-3542:Link:https://www.springer.com/series/13113 2. Elgar Series-The International Geographical Union Series on Contemporary Geographies- Series Ed: Iain Hay, Flinders University, Australia and Michael Meadows, University of Cape Town, South Africa, Link: https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/book-series/environment/the-international-geographical-union-series-on-contemporary-geographies.html 3. Springer Series-Sustainable Development Goals- Series Ed: [...]

By |2020-04-21T04:03:19+00:00April 20th, 2020|Publication|Comments Off on Publication: Invitation for publication through Book Series

Postponement of Istanbul Congress

2nd April 2020 Postponement of 34th IGC 2020 İstanbul Dear Colleagues Following the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and its current trajectory, it has become clear that it will not be possible to hold the 34th International Geographical Congress in İstanbul in August this year as originally planned. Today, the Local Organising Committee and the [...]

By |2020-04-02T12:59:56+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Meetings, News|Comments Off on Postponement of Istanbul Congress

Geographers in the fight against COVID-19

Geographers globally are harnessing their talents in the fight against the global COVID-19 pandemic. With one third of the world's population now in some form of lockdown, there are extraordinary efforts by geographers to understand the spatial and other characteristics of this deadly virus. A group of Chinese geographers, led by former IGU Vice-President Academician [...]

By |2020-04-01T06:08:27+00:00April 1st, 2020|Miscellaneous, News|Comments Off on Geographers in the fight against COVID-19