RGS-IBG conference session sponsorship

RGS-IBG conference session sponsorship

The Political Geography Research Group (PolGRG) of the RGS-IBG is pleased to extend an invitation to sponsor sessions at the next RGS-IBG Annual International Conference. The conference will take place at Cardiff University from Wednesday 29 to Friday 31 August 2018 with workshops and opening events on Tuesday 28 August. The chair of the 2018 … Continue reading

Brexit: A Geographical Conversation

Brexit: A Geographical Conversation

  During the last RGS-IBG annual meeting, our research group, in collaboration with the Economic Geography RG, convened a pre-conference workshop titled ‘Brexit: A Geographical Conversation’. The event, organised by Marco Antonsich (Loughborough University), Emil Evenhuiss (Cambridge University), and James Faulconbridge (Lancaster University), gathered seven prominent speakers who addressed the topic from a variety of … Continue reading

PolGRG undergraduate dissertation prize 2017 results announced!

The Political Geography Research Group is pleased to announce the results of our annual undergraduate dissertation prize. We received thirteen very strong entries from across the UK and across the breadth of the sub-discipline – from electoral geography to political ecology; from geopolitics to historical geography. This year, since the competition was so strong, we … Continue reading

Postgraduate Representatives

Our postgraduate representatives (Jonathon Harris, Olivia Mason, and Ian Slesinger) have done a fantastic job this year. We now have a new blog on this website dedicated to reflections from postgraduates and an exciting session at the forthcoming RGS-IBG conference on ‘Emerging Voices in Political Geography‘. The session, chaired by Jo Sharp, will follow an … Continue reading

Brexit: a geographical conversation

Tuesday 29th August, 12-17:30, Royal Geographical Society Brexit is inherently geographical, in its causes, reactions, and consequences. Organised jointly by the Economic Geography and Political Geography Research Groups of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), ‘Brexit: a geographical conversation’ provides an opportunity to further develop geographical conversations about Brexit, with a range of initial provocations being provided … Continue reading

Political Geography Research Group Workshop 2017

Call for Papers: Fieldwork in Political Geography 12-13 June 2017 Department of Geography, Royal Holloway University of London   The sub-discipline of political geography has undergone significant transformation since its inception in the early 20th century. The ‘God’s Eye view’ has been decentred by critical scholarship, and new approaches involving discourse, the representational, and more … Continue reading

Two Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions at NUS

Two Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions in “Borders, Mobility and New Infrastructures” at the National University of Singapore Newly established by the Max Weber Foundation’s (MWS) German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) and a team of researchers (Lin Weiqiang and James D Sidaway from the Department of Geography and Vatthana Pholsena from the Department of Southeast Asian … Continue reading

RGS-IBG 2017 PolGRG sponsored sessions

Dear all, The Political Geography Research Group (PolGRG) of the RGS-IBG is pleased to extend an invitation to sponsor sessions at the next RGS-IBG Annual International Conference. The conference will take place in London at the Society from Wednesday 30 August to Friday 1 September 2017 with workshops and opening events on Tuesday 29 August. … Continue reading

2016 AGM

Minutes of the Political Geography Research Group (PolGRG) AGM held at the Royal Geographical Society, Thursday 1 September 2016    1. Apologies for absence Committee apologies received: Jonathan Rokem (JR), Marco Antonsich (MA), Krithika Srinivasan (KS), Matt Benwell (MB). Committee present: Adam Ramadan (AR), Sara Fregonese (SF), Anthony Ince (AI), Sam Strong (SS)   Approval … Continue reading