• Annual Political Geography Preconference

The PGSG and the School of Geosciences at USF Tampa are very pleased to announce that the 27th Annual PGSG Preconference will be held at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus on Monday, April 7, 2014. The paper sessions will take place during the day. The PGSG will host a group dinner for preconference participants during the evening.


Co-organizers: Reece Jones (reecej@hawaii.edu), Natalie Koch (nkoch@maxwell.syr.edu)

Local coordinators: Jayajit Chakraborty (jchakrab@usf.edu), Pratyusha Basu (pbasu@usf.edu)


Sponsor: School of Geosciences, University of South Florida, Tampa

More details will follow about the specific event location, but the School of Geosciences is located at 4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620.


Deadlines and registration

Please submit a paper title and a 200 word abstract, along with author contact details (name, institutional address, email address), to Reece Jones and Natalie Koch at aag.pgsg@gmail.com no later than February 1, 2014.

As with our past pre-conferences, there will be a nominal $20 registration fee for faculty only. Faculty, please bring cash if at all possible.


Hotels near the USF Tampa campus include:

·         Embassy Suites Tampa – USF/Near Busch Gardens (located inside the campus)

·         Wingate by Wyndham Hotel Tampa (free shuttle service)

·         Clarion Hotel & Conference Center Tampa (free shuttle service)

·         La Quinta Inn Busch Gardens Tampa

For more options, see: http://hotelguides.com/colleges/florida/university-south-florida.html

Campus and parking maps suitable for printing or storing on a portable device can be found at: http://usfweb2.usf.edu/FacilitiesPlan/Campus%20Planning/map.html

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