Archive: Febbraio, 2018

• CPG Travel Grants

CPG Travel Grants for
-the 3rd Brazilian Congress on Political Geography, Geopolitics and Territorial Management (CONGEO) in Rio de Janeiro Brazil,
-the 2018 Thematic Conference “Practical Geography and XXI Century Challenges” in Moscow, Russia,
-the IGU Regional Conference – CAG Annual Meeting “Apprécier la difference/Appreciating difference” in  Québec, Canada,
PhD students and early career geographers can apply for a CPG Travel grant (US$ 500) to support attendance and present a paper (one grant for each conference).
The grant is reserved for participants coming from outside Brazil (for the CONGEO conference), Russia (for the Moscow thematic conference), and Canada (for the IGU Regional Conference). Applicants should submit an abstract and a note from session organizers confirming that the paper has been accepted, a 2-page summary, a CV, and a letter of motivation to both the CPG Co-Chairs, Virginie Mamadouh ( and Alec Murphy ( via email by 1 March 2018. A decision will be communicated by 8 March. Grants to the awardees will be in the form of cash payments in USD after presentation have been made.


• CPG Newsletter 23 now online!

The IGU-CPG Newsletter 23 is available here


For old newsletters see this page

• IGU 2018 Quebec – special CPG sessions

C34-SP6. A Century after the Great War: Political Geographies of the Peace Treaties.




Please contact and send your abstract to the convenors (see attachments for names and email addresses )

before you submit your abstract online

Under C34. Political Geography



NB: It is still possible to submit sessions proposal: sessions sponsorship requests for paper presentations, panels and posters can be sent to the chairs of the Commission on Political Geography

Alexander B. Murphy,  University of Oregon,

Virginie Mamadouh, University of Amsterdam,

• IGU Thematic conference in Moscow

IGU Thematic Conference dedicated to the centennial of the Institute of Geography of Russian Academy of Sciences
Practical Geography and XXI Century Challenges
Moscow, 4-6 June 2018


Info and important deadlines here

• IGU Newsletter January 2018

Here you find the Newsletter #24 of the International Geographical Union

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