LAST OPPORTUNITY for submitting papers to the International Conference on Rural Tourism – ORTE 2013, to be held 5th-7th of September 2013 in Aveiro, Portuga

TweetLAST CALL FOR PAPERS 15th March – LAST OPPORTUNITY for submitting papers to the International Conference on Rural Tourism – ORTE 2013, to be held 5th-7th of September 2013 in Aveiro, Portugal.   Taking into account that we received some requests for extension of the deadline for short full papers’ submission, we inform that you […]

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Conference on the Impact of Demographic Change on the Environment, Planning and Land Use, York, 14 June 2013

TweetConference on the Impact of Demographic Change on the Environment, Planning and Land Use, York, 14 June 2013   TWRI Policy and Research is convening a conference on the Impact of Demographic Change on the Environment, Planning and Land Use, taking place at St William’s College, York, on Friday 14 June 2013 10am-4.30pm and chaired […]

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“CFP: Exploiting Existing Data for Health Research” 4th International SHIP Conference 2013: General call for papers

Tweet“Exploiting Existing Data for Health Research” 4th International Conference hosted by the Scottish Health Informatics Programme in association with the four UK Ehealth Informatics Research Centres, 28th – 30th August 2013, St Andrews, Scotland.   Following on from the initial call for proposals for conference sessions, the conference organisers would like to extend a general […]

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PopGRG sponsored sessions for RGS-IBG annual conference: call for papers

TweetThe Population Geography Research Group of the RGS-IBG are delighted to announce our sponsored sessions for the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers annual conference, to be held at the RGS-IBG headquarters (Kensington Gore, London) on Wednesday 28th to Friday 30th August.   Sessions and abstracts are listed below.   Should you […]

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RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2013 Call for Sessions and Papers

TweetRGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2013 New geographical frontiers 28 to 30 August 2013, at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in London   ========================================== Call for Sessions and Papers ========================================== The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is pleased to announce that the Call for Sessions and Papers has opened for its Annual International Conference 2013 […]

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Britain on the Move 2012

Tweet17th-18th December 2012 To be held at the RGS-IBG Headquarters, London Background to the conference 20 years ago, Champion and Fielding’s (1992) two volume edited collection on migration patterns and processes was published.  This provided a landmark intervention within migration studies and wider human geography, demonstrating how different types of migration in GB were undergoing […]

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Call for Abstracts – 7th International Conference on Population Geographies, Groningen, The Netherlands, 25-28 June 2013

TweetCall for Abstracts now open! 7th International Conference on Population Geographies, Groningen, The Netherlands, 25-28 June 2013 The Call for Abstracts for the 7th International Conference on Population Geographies is now open! We welcome papers from all fields of population geographies. In particular, we welcome papers for the special sessions on the following topics (more […]

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Velo-City Preview

[Updated] I’ll be presenting at Velo-City in Vancouver later this week. Velo-City is the “world’s premier cycling planning conference”. It is likely to have a significant bike-sharing flavour – the lead sponsor being PBSC which designed the 6000-odd “Boris Bikes” (aka Barclays Cycle Hire bikes) that are a distinctive sight in central London, as well […]

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Innovative Perspectives on Population Mobility: Mobility, Immobility and Well-being

TweetA conference held under the auspices of the ESRC Centre for Population Change (CPC) and the RGS-IBG Population Geography Research Group (PGRG) 2nd-3rd July 2012, University of St Andrews We are pleased to announce that participant registration for this conference is now open. The meeting is timed to finish at lunchtime on Tuesday 3rd July […]

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First announcement: 7th International Conference on Population Geographies, Groningen, 25-28 June 2013

TweetAfter six successful and pleasant previous International Conferences on Population Geographies in St Andrews (twice), Liverpool, Hong Kong, Dartmouth and Umea, the Population Research Centre of the University of Groningen is proud to present: The 7th International Conference on Population Geographies, Groningen, 25-28 June 2013 Note the dates in your agenda! Call for abstracts expected September 2012 […]

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BSPS Annual Conference 2012 – Call for Papers

TweetBSPS Annual Conference 2012  Monday 10 – Wednesday 12 September 2012, The University of Nottingham  SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE 11th May 2012. The 2012 BSPS Conference will be held at the University of Nottingham from 10-12 September. All Conference sessions will be held on site, where Conference catering and accommodation will also be available […]

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Life after the Census: Using Administrative Data to Analyse Society – Belfast, 9th May 2012

TweetThe 2011 UK Census is estimated to cost in excess of £500m. This, together with concerns about timeliness, has led to the government investigating alternative approaches to acquiring information on the population. However, the census also provides a framework for considerable social analysis. It is thus vital that the impact of any replacement to the […]

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PopFest 2012 – Loughborough University

Tweet PopFest is an annual population studies conference for postgraduate students organised by fellow postgraduates. PopFest has been organised by various universities with the support of sponsors for nineteen years. The twentieth PopFest is to be held at Loughborough University from the 21st – 23rd June and will reflect on the past 20 years of […]

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Third Biennial British-Irish Population Conference, Belfast, 18-19th April 2012

TweetREGISTRATION DEADLINE: 28th March 2012 Population Geography: Inter-Generational Patterns and Processes   Third Biennial British-Irish Population Conference, Belfast, 18-19th April 2012 Hosted by Queen’s University Belfast under the auspices of the Population Geography Research Group of the RGS-IBG   The conference programme along with further information, registration form and payment form can now be downloaded […]

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Call for Papers – Innovative Perspectives on Population Mobility: Mobility, Immobility and Well-being

TweetCALL FOR PAPERS     Innovative Perspectives on Population Mobility: Mobility, Immobility and Well-being   2nd-3rd July 2012   Hosted by the University of St Andrews under the auspices of the Population Geography Research Group (RGS-IBG) and the ESRC Centre for Population Change The ESRC Centre for Population Change (CPC) and the RGS-IBG Population Geography Research […]

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Population Geography Research Group-sponsored sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2012

TweetPopulation Geography Research Group-sponsored sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2012 Please find below CFPs for paper sessions sponsored by the Population Geography Research Group (PopGRG) at the 2012 RGS-IBG Annual Conference in Edinburgh (3rd-5th July). The deadline for submission of abstracts to session convenors is 20th January 2012. The PopGRG will also sponsor a […]

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Dismantling diasporas: rethinking the geographies of diasporic identity, mobility and development

TweetCalls for Papers – RGS-IBG 2012 paper sessions Dismantling diasporas: rethinking the geographies of diasporic identity, mobility and development Session convenors: Elizabeth Mavroudi, Loughborough University; and Anastasia Christou, University of Sussex This session wishes to re-energise debates on the conceptualisation of diasporas in geographical scholarship and beyond. In particular, there is a need to engage […]

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Rethinking the (In) security/ Migration Nexus

TweetCalls for Papers – RGS-IBG 2012 paper sessions Rethinking the (In) security/ Migration Nexus Session convenors: Nir Cohen, Bar Ilan University (Israel); Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regents College London (UK). While the migration / security nexus is hardly new, as exemplified by anti-migration laws implemented in some countries during both World Wars, the last decade has witnessed […]

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The geographies of graduate migration and mobility: dealing with (in)security, uncertainty and globalisation

TweetCalls for Papers – RGS-IBG 2012 paper sessions The geographies of graduate migration and mobility: dealing with (in)security, uncertainty and globalisation Session convenors: Aga Szewczyk (Loughborough University); Kate Botterill (Newcastle University). There has been a growing internationalisation of higher education systems with increasing numbers of people attending university within and beyond their country of origin. […]

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The spatial and job mobility nexus ‒ Migration and securing security

TweetCalls for Papers – RGS-IBG 2012 paper sessions The spatial and job mobility nexus ‒ Migration and securing security Session Convenors: David McCollum, University of St Andrews; Darja Reuschke, University of St Andrews. The nature of labour market trajectories in post-industrial economies has been the focus of much academic interest, as have the moves that […]

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RGS-IBG 2012 panel session

Tweet‘Pop’ goes Population Geography Session convenor: Darren Smith (Loughborough University). For the last few decades, reviews of the state of population geography have been provided seemingly every ten years (e.g. Findlay and Graham, 1991), often highlighting the advances within the sub-discipline and offering some fruitful ways forward.  In this panel session, invited contributors will consider […]

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Call for papers – Population geography in a post-census world

TweetIGU – Cologne 2012 – 26–30 Aug. https://igc2012.org/ The aim of the session is to discuss the consequences of the current move by numerous countries from traditional decennial censuses to population register and targeted surveys. This move has many advantages but also potential drawbacks for population geographers: some variables that were collected for decades disappear […]

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Call for papers – International Journal of Population Research, Special Issue on Transnational Migration

TweetIn the field of International migration, transnational migration is now widely accepted as a new form of global mobility that is accompanying globalization’ s many dynamic dimensions. As a significant social, economic and political feature of our ‘runaway world’ this ‘transnational turn’ and its associated social systems, behaviors and consequences has received considerable attention both […]

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CALL FOR SESSIONS RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2012

Population Geography Research Group RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2012 – University of Edinburgh –  3rd to 5th July 2012 The Population Geography Research Group (PopGRG) is seeking to sponsor 12 sessions at the 2012 RGS-IBG Annual Conference. PopGRG session sponsorship was oversubscribed in 2011, and the number of sessions at the 2012 conference will be more limited. We are therefore seeking proposals for high quality sessions, with innovative […]

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