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Programme highlights

Journal-sponsored sessions

In addition to our Chair's plenary lectures, we are delighted to announce that a number of journals will be sponsoring lectures, panels and other sessions at the Annual International Conference.

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


There are also a number of author meets critics sessions, project launches, and book launches taking place at the conference:

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Author meets critics: Robbie ShilliamThe Black Pacific: Anti-Colonial Struggles and Oceanic Connections (Bloomsbury Academic Press). Thursday, 09.00.
  • Book launch and drinks receptionTim Brown and Andrew Power - Health Geography – A Critical Introduction (Wiley-Blackwell). Thursday, 18.45. 
  • Monograph Launch - Erin Sanders-McDonagh, Women and Sex Tourism Landscapes (Routledge). Thursday, 18.45.

Friday


Workshops and discussions

  • There are pre-conference workshops on Tuesday 29 August organised by the Postgraduate Forum, the Political Geography and Economic Geography Research Groups, and the Quantitative Methods and Geographical Information Science Research Groups.

Wednesday

Thursday

The majority of the Society's Research Group will also hold their AGMs at the conference.


Receptions

There will be a number of receptions at the conference, some of which are already mentioned above.

Day

Reception

Time

Location

Tuesday 29 August

Opening drinks reception

19.30

RGS-Mq

Wednesday 30 August

Antipode Lecture Drinks Reception

18.45

RGS-Mq

Journal of Geography in Higher Education/Higher Education Research Group Drinks Reception

18.45

RGS-CR

Historical Geography Research Group Networking Drinks Reception

18.45

RGS-LR

Book launch and reception: The Routledge Research Companion to Energy Geographies: an orientation to find your way in a rapidly evolving field [session 131]

18.45

RGS-SR

Reception to recognise Rita Gardner, Director of the RGS-IBG

18.45

RGS-MbR

Thursday 1 September

Conference dinner and reception (pre-booking required)

20.00

RGS-MH

Hoyle Drinks Reception

18.45

RGS-CR

Book launch and drinks reception: Health Geographies – A Critical Introduction [session 266]

18.45

RGS-LR

Monograph Launch: Women and Sex Tourism Landscapes [session 267].

18.45

RGS-DR

Friday 2 September

Closing drinks reception

18.15-19.30

RGS-Mq

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