RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2021

THE RGS-IBG Annual Conference takes place in two weeks time and the Population Geography Research Group are pleased to be sponsoring seven sessions. These sessions cover a wide range of issues, as well as a session that will be reflecting on some of the research group’s recent activities. 

Full details of the sessions can be found below and, where relevant, these include the joining links to the virtual sessions for conference delegates. 

A reminder that the Population Geography Research Group will be holding our AGM to coincide with conference and registration details for this can also be seen below. 

DateTime Session TitleConvener(s)Location
(click for session)
31 August09:00 – 10:40Frontiers in Residential SegregationGwilym Pryce (University of Sheffield) Virtual Stage 22
1 September9:00 – 10:40Author meets readers: The Geographies of International Student MobilitySophie Cranston (Loughborough University)Katherine Botterill (University of Glasgow)Virtual Stage 24 
1 September11:00 – 12:40 Re-turning to the complexities of ‘return’ migrationChidinma Okorie (Loughborough University)Darren Smith (Loughborough University)James Esson (Loughborough University) Virtual Stage 24
2 September11:00 – 12:40 (Hi)Stories of Population Geography: reflections from PopGRG’s Archiving Project (Presentation and Workshop)Nissa Finney (University of St Andrews)Sophie Cranston (Loughborough University)David McCollum (University of St Andrews)Katherine Botterill (University of Glasgow)Sergei Shubin (Swansea University)Fran Darlington-Pollock (University of Liverpool)Virtual Stage 30 
2 September13:00 – 14:00Population Geography Research Group (PopGRG) AGM (Social gathering to follow)Please register at: https://lboro.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/popgeog-agm Joining details will be circulated c. 1 week in advance. 
3 September9:00 – 10:40Lost in translation: beyond the bounds of language and migrationSergei Shubin (Swansea University)Marcus Doel (Swansea University)RGS-IBG Ondaatje Theatre
3 September11:00 – 12:40 The Bordering Process of Transnational Migrants in Urban Spaces with/without the pandemic of COVID-19 (1)Yunting Qi (Royal Holloway, University of London)Tat-In Tam (Royal Holloway, University of London)Virtual Stage 21
3 September15:00 – 16:40The Bordering Process of Transnational Migrants in Urban Spaces with/without the pandemic of COVID-19 (2)Yunting Qi (Royal Holloway, University of London)Tat-In Tam (Royal Holloway, University of London)Virtual Stage 21

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