The Society is delighted to support a number of Research and Working Group activities over the coming year.
The Society’s Research and Working Groups are networks of active researchers and those with a professional interest in a particular aspect of geography and related disciplines. Each of the 31 groups supports and promotes their sub-discipline of geography through activities including running events, proposing sessions for the Annual International Conference, offering grants and dissertation awards, sharing information, publishing books, journals and blogs, and supporting the network of scholars across the world with an interest in their branch of geography.
Each year the Society supports its Research and Working Groups through the Research Groups grants scheme. We are delighted to support the following projects and events over 2017-2018:
The Carceral Geography Working Group, to support their third flagship conference on ‘The Carceral Conundrum: Ethics, Positionality and the Impact of Carceral Research’, to be held in Liverpool in December 2018.
The Developing Areas Research Group, to support their undergraduate workshop on 'Fieldwork for International Development Dissertations’, to be held at the University of Manchester on Wednesday 24 January 2018.
The Digital Geographies Working Group, to support their symposium on 'Justice and the Digital’ at the University of Sheffield in June 2018.
The Food Geographies Working Group, to support a pre-conference event at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference at Cardiff University in August 2018.
The Gender and Feminist Geographies Research Group, to support a research project on 'Using Geographical Expertise in Legal Settings’, including a survey, interviews and a professional workshop in autumn 2018.
The Historical Geography Research Group, to support their annual 'Practising Historical Geographies’ postgraduate workshop, to take place in November 2018.
The Participatory Geographies Research Group, to support their annual reading weekend in 2018.
The Race, Culture and Equality Working Group, to support a planned workshop in the Midlands in 2018, and a pre-conference event at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference at Cardiff University in August 2018.
The Social and Cultural Geography Research Group, to support a one-day workshop on 'Teaching Creative Geographies’, an inaugural event to launch the Biennial SCGRG Teaching Research Workshop.
The Space, Sexualities and Queer Research Group, to support a postgraduate symposium at University College London in March 2018.
Fellows and members of the Society are able to join any of the Research and Working Groups. There is no additional cost and no limit on the number of groups you can join.
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