Reclaiming Success

Reclaiming Success

By Hannah Dickinson, Laura Shipp and Viktoria Noka   At this year’s RGS-IBG annual conference, the outgoing PolGRG postgraduate reps set out to ‘reclaim success’. In what was perhaps an unconventional session, we set out to create an open and honest space for attendees to think about what success means to them, and how we … Continue reading

New Postgraduate Representatives

New Postgraduate Representatives

Our postgraduate representatives (Angharad Butler-Rees, Nick Robinson, and Leila Wilmers)  have been a brilliant part of the PolGRG committee. Among many other things, they have contributed to, and energised, the blog on this website dedicated to reflections from postgraduate students and they organised a fantastic and innovative session at the last RGS conference on ‘Emerging voices in … Continue reading

Undergraduate Dissertation Prize winners 2018

Undergraduate Dissertation Prize winners 2018

We are delighted to announce the results of our annual undergraduate dissertation prize. The judging panel (Anthony Ince, Paul Richardson, Nick Robinson and David Featherstone) received 12 superb submissions from around the UK, all of which were of an exceptionally high standard. After some detailed deliberation, the panel came to a final decision, with one … Continue reading

2018 PolGRG AGM in Cardiff

2018 PolGRG AGM in Cardiff

The 2018 PolGRG AGM takes place at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference in Cardiff, on Wednesday 29 August , 13:10-14:25, in the Main Building – Small Chemistry Lecture Theatre. Please follow the link to download the AGM 2018 agenda. PolGRG is seeking to nominate Committee Members for four Committee positions, to put to a vote at the AGM: – Honorary … Continue reading

Political Geography Undergraduate Dissertation Prize 2018

UK universities are welcomed to submit their best undergraduate political geography dissertations to the RGS-IBG PolGRG’s annual dissertation prize competition. We had some wonderful submissions last year and are looking forward to receiving your entries this year. A prize of £75 is offered for the best undergraduate dissertation in political geography submitted to a UK … Continue reading

Winner of the PolGRG Book Award (2017-2018) announced

Winner of the PolGRG Book Award (2017-2018) announced

We received some fantastic nominations for the first PolGRG book award highlighting the breadth and depth of research being undertaken in Political Geography. After careful consideration, we are delighted to announce that the winner is ‘Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move’ by Reece Jones. In the words of the panel, Reece Jones, Violent Borders: … Continue reading