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• IGU Regional Conference in Quebec city

2nd Call for Organized Sessions and Individual Papers and Posters
2018 IGU Regional Conference

 
Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers
August 6th -10th 2018, Québec City, Canada

 
The International Geographical Union and the Canadian Association of Geographers invite you to submit abstracts to be considered for organized sessions and individual papers, and posters for their upcoming IGU-CAG Conference in beautiful Quebec City from August 6th to 10th 2018.
Abstract submissions will take place from November 1st 2017 to March 15th 2018.
 
Featuring Acclaimed Geographers addressing the importance of ‘Appreciating Difference’:
 
Wiley Plenary Speakers
Dr. Shuaib Lwasa
(The State of African Geography)
Drs. Sarah Hunt, Annie Ross and Margot Greenwood
(Indigenous Geographies)
 

Luminary Speakers
 
Dr. Sarah Bednarz, Sponsored by the CAG Education Study Group)
Dr. Jérôme Dupras, Sponsored by the Regroupement des géographes du Québec
Dr. Mike Goodchild, Sponsored by the CAG GIS Study Group
Dr. Doris Wastl-Walter, Sponsored by the IGU Commission, Geography of Governance
 
This bilingual English-French conference is a truly international event bringing together more than fifty IGU and CAG Commissions and Study Groups in Human, Physical and Education Geography. We are equally pleased to be joined by the National Council for Geographic Education. Numerous field trips will take advantage of Quebec’s stunning mountain, marine and rural environments as well as urban and cultural centres. Come for the geography and stay for the natural and cultural attractions!
 
Session proposals and individual papers and posters should take into consideration the conference theme: “Appreciating Difference.”
Abstracts will be published in an electronic format available to all participants. Details on the preliminary program, submitting, registering, travel, and lodging can be
found at the conference website: http://igu2018.ulaval.ca
 
Bienvenue au Canada in 2018!

• IGU Newsletter October 2017

Here you find the Newsletter #23 of the International Geographical Union

• AAG 2018 and PGSG preconference

American Association of Geographers 2018 AAG Annual Conference

10-14 April 2018, New Orleans, LA

 
Call for papers and sessions

Abstract submission deadline

October 25, 2017
 
Session organization deadline

November 8, 2017
 

Plus the Preconference of the AAG Political Geography Specialty Group (PGSG)

9 April in new Orleans

PRE-CONFERENCE

• BRIT 2018 Conference

BRIT 2018 Conference has been announced, with the theme:

“North-South Dialogue on Border Management”

to be co-hosted by Nigeria and Benin Republic

October 15-18, 2018

https://www.ipss-ui.org/event

• 2018 IGU-CAG Meeting in Quebec City

The International Geographical Union and the Canadian Association of Geographers invite you to submit abstracts to be considered for organized sessions and individual papers, and posters for their upcoming IGU-CAG Conference in beautiful Quebec City from August 6th to 10th 2018. Abstract submissions will take place from November 1st 2017 to March 15th 2018.

 

Featuring Acclaimed Geographers addressing the importance of ‘Appreciating Difference’:

Wiley Plenary Speakers

Dr. Shuaib Lwasa

(The State of African Geography)

Drs. Sarah Hunt, Annie Ross and Margot Greenwood

(Indigenous Geographies)

Luminary Speakers

Dr. Sarah Bednarz, Sponsored by the CAG Education Study Group)

Dr. Jérôme Dupras, Sponsored by the Regroupement des géographes du Québec

Dr. Mike Goodchild, Sponsored by the CAG GIS Study Group

Dr. Doris Wastl-Walter, Sponsored by the IGU Commission, Geography of Governance

This bilingual English-French conference is a truly international event bringing together more than fifty IGU and CAG Commissions and Study Groups in Human, Physical and Education Geography. We are equally pleased to be joined by the National Council for Geographic Education. Numerous field trips will take advantage of Quebec’s stunning mountain, marine and rural environments as well as urban and cultural centres. Come for the geography and stay for the natural and cultural attractions!

 

Session proposals and individual papers and posters should take into consideration the conference theme: “Appreciating Difference.” Abstracts will be published in an electronic format available to all participants. Details on the preliminary program, submitting, registering, travel, and lodging can be found at the conference website: http://igu2018.ulaval.ca

Bienvenue au Canada in 2018!

 

• IGU Newsletter April 2017

Here you find the Newsletter #22 of the International Geographical Union

• CPG Newsletter 22 now online!

The IGU-CPG Newsletter 21 is available here

 

For old newsletters see this page

• IGU Annual Report 2016

Please find here the IGU report of activities for the year 2016

• IGU Newsletter January 2017

Last issue of the IGU newsletter available here

• PGSG Preconference to the 2017 AAG Annual Meeting

The 30th Annual PGSG Preconference to the 2017 AAG Annual Meeting

 
The AAG Political Geography Specialty Group is pleased to announce that the 30th Annual Preconference will be held at Harvard University on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, hosted and supported by the Center for Geographic Analysis, the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and the Department of Government.
 
Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 [Please note that the AAG main conference begins on a Wednesday this year]
 
Time: Sessions will run from approximately 8 am – 5 pm
 
Location: CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 [see here]  
Paper presenters: Paper titles and abstracts of 250 words or less are due February 1, 2017. Please submit them with PAPER ABSTRACT SUBMISSION in the subject line to: aag.pgsg@gmail.com
 
Poster presenters: For the first time, PGSG is welcoming poster proposals. Preconference participants may only present in one medium (paper or poster, but not both). Poster titles and abstracts of 250 words or less are due February 1, 2017. Please submit them with POSTER ABSTRACT SUBMISSION in the subject line to: aag.pgsg@gmail.com
 
Registration: As with our past pre-conferences, there will be a nominal $20 registration fee for faculty only. Faculty, please bring cash or checks on the day of the event.
 
Evening events: In addition to the annual group dinner after the preconference, PGSG will coordinate a social hour on Monday night for early arrivals. More details to follow.
 
Lodging & transportation: The Harvard campus is easily accessible from the AAG venues in Boston via the MBTA’s Red Line. We suggest preconference attendees choose the same lodging they would for the main conference, but for those who would like more information about housing in the Cambridge area, click here.
 
AAG scheduling: Should you have any concerns about the scheduling of your main conference presentation, coordinate with your session organizers and AAG administrators.
 
PSGG organizers: Natalie Koch (nkoch@maxwell.syr.edu), Kenneth Madsen (madsen.34@osu.edu)
 
Inquiries: Please do not contact local hosts. All inquiries should be directed to the PGSG organizers individually or at: aag.pgsg@gmail.com
 
Updates will be posted regularly on the PGSG website at: http://www.politicalgeography.org/pre-conference/

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