PolGRG Writing Retreat Series

During this autumn/fall term, the RGS Political Geography Research Group is hosting a series of writing retreats on alternating Thursdays, from 2-5pm UK time (GMT). Please join us for one or all of these by registering below. These will be aimed at postgraduates and early career academics, but those at any career stage are welcome … Continue reading

The 2021 PolGRG Undergraduate Dissertation Prize – Results!

We’re delighted to announce the results of the annual undergraduate dissertation prize. It may have been a turbulent year, but it produced some outstanding undergraduate research projects and among the largest numbers of nominations in recent years. The judging panel (Anthony Ince, Cordelia Freeman and Daniel Hammett) received submissions from across the UK, on a … Continue reading

RGS-IBG Political Geography Research Group Biannual Workshop 

Call for Papers RGS-IBG Political Geography Research Group Biannual Workshop  30th June – 1st July Inequalities of Knowledge Production in Political Geography There exists long standing conversations in Geography more widely and Political Geography particularly on the inequalities of knowledge production. These conversations have built a foundation and set a precedent for critically examining the … Continue reading

Winner of the PolGRG Book Award (2019-2020) announced

Winner of the PolGRG Book Award (2019-2020) announced

We received a collection of wonderful nominations for the second PolGRG book award, emphasising the breadth and quality of work being undertaken within the field of Political Geography. After careful consideration, we are delighted to announce that the winner is ‘War and the City: Urban geopolitics in Lebanon’ by Sara Fregonese. In the words of … Continue reading

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