Posted by Al Pinkerton

PolGRG Dissertation Prize

A prize of £75 is offered for the best undergraduate dissertation in political geography submitted to a UK university during the 2012–13 academic year. We welcome nominations that are conceptually, methodologically, and empirically innovative from across the broad spectrum of political geography. Nominations are requested from Dissertation Supervisors or Heads of Department, but should be … Continue reading

2012 AGM

The 2012 AGM for the Political Geography Research Group was held during the recent RGS-IBG Conference in Edinburgh. It was great to see so many members and non-members in attendance and this is undoubtedly testament to the very healthy state of UK and international political geography. Attached here are the unconfirmed minutes from that meeting. … Continue reading

PolGRG Workshop: April 23-24, University of Exeter

The PolGRG will be holding its third annual workshop on April 23rd and 24th 2012 at the University of Exeter. The workshop aims to bring together established academics, PhD students and early career researchers in order to share research, methodological ideas and key skills. The event is open to all political geographers but we especially encourage PhD students and early career scholars to attend. Continue reading

Political Geography Research Group

Political Geography Research Group

The Political Geography Research Group (PolGRG) is the research group of the RGS-IBG that brings together geographers and others interested in a wide variety of issues connected with relationships between space and power. Continue reading

PGRG Workshop (6-7 January): “A great success”

‘The RGS-IBG Political Geography Research Group workshop ‘Why does political geography matter?’ was held at Newcastle University on 6th-7th January 2011. The event was organised by Alex Jeffrey, Fiona McConnell, Nick Megoran and Alison Williams, and was supported by the Power, Space, Politics research cluster in Geography. The two day workshop was attended by 39 … Continue reading

A ‘Perfect Storm’ ahead?

Geographical perspectives on food, water and energy security to 2030  February 2011, 09.45 – 16.00, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR    NB: all speakers named are confirmed 09.15 Registration and Coffee 09.45 Introduction   Dr Rita Gardner, Director, RGS-IBG Morning Chair:    09.50 Session 1: Background Climate change context:  Research background:     10.30 Session … Continue reading

RGS-IBG Political Geography Research Group workshop

  ‘Why does political geography matter?’    This workshop will take place at Newcastle University, 6-7th January, 2011 and will include; – plenary sessions with Louise Amoore, Alan Ingram and Rhys Jones – reading groups on recently-published papers – two postgrad/postdoc research paper sessions – a session on teaching political geographies  The workshop is free to attend and there will … Continue reading