RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, Cardiff 2018

Thank you to all those who attended and participated in the PGRG sponsored sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, which took place in Cardiff from Wednesday 29 to Friday 31 August 2018

Take a look at the minutes of our AGM and the 2017/18 Committee Reports here.

The Population Geography Research Group had a busy programme of events, activities and sponsored sessions.

Thank you to all those who convened sessions, shared their research, participated in pannel discussions and attended. A flavour of the 2018 sessions below-

Pre-conference event: Austerity politics and changing landscapes of inequality

Organised by the Population Geography Research Group and the Social and Cultural Geography Research Group

Speakers included:
Alison Stenning (University of Newcastle) Sarah Marie Hall (University of Manchester) Rory Coulter, (UCL), Sait Bayrakdar (Kings College London) and Ann Berrington (University of Southampton) Jon May (QMUL), Paul Cloke (University of Exeter), Andrew Williams (Cardiff University) and Liev Cherry (QMUL) Rosie Walker (University of Brighton), author of ‘The Rent Trap’

Population Geography Research Group AGM (18.45-8pm) AGM details

Housing landscapes and the life course  Convenors: Rory Coulter (UCL) and Michael Thomas (Groningen) Session details

Interrogating relationships between spatial and social mobility in the Global South Convenor:  Marta Bivand Erdal, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)  Session 1 details   Session 2 details 

Landscapes of Education Migrations and Mobilities  Convenors: Suzanne Beech (Ulster University) and Johanna Waters (University of Oxford) Session 1 details Session 2 details

Landscapes of Gentrification Convenors: Martin Phillips (University of Leicester) and Darren Smith (Loughborough University) Session 1 details  Session 2 details

The geographies of migrant politics Convenors: Liz Mavroudi and Sophie Cranston (Loughborough University)    Session 1 details   Session 2 details




2017 RGS IBG Annual International Conference

The 2017 Annual International Conference was held at the Royal Geographical Society in London, from Tuesday 29 August to Friday 1 September 2017.

This years conference was chaired by Sarah Radcliffe (University of Cambridge, UK). The chair’s theme was ‘Decolonising geographical knowledges: opening geography out to the world’.

A number of our members attended the 9th International Conference on Population Geographies at the University of Washington, Seattle, June 29-July 1, 2017.

The International Conference on Population Geographies is a biennial gathering of population geographers, spatial demographers and others interested in presenting papers and sharing ideas on spatial population issues.

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