2010 RGS Conference Sessions

Thanks to everyone who submitted sessions for sponsorship to the SCGRG for the 2010 RGS conference. We were delighted with the quality and range of sessions proposed. The sessions with the SCGRG name on them next year are likely to be the following:

Sponsored sessions:

  • Geography and the Future, Ben Anderson (Geography, University of Durham)

Co-sponsored sessions:

  • Absence: Materiality, embodiment, resistance, Lars Frers (University of Oslo) Lars Meier (Institute for Employment Research, Nürnberg) and Erika Sigvardsdotter (Uppsala University)
  • Citizens-in-becoming? New spaces of parenting, early childhood and welfare, Eleanor Jupp (Department of Planning, Oxford Brookes University)
  • Getting away from it all – Embodied practices and engagements with the ‘natural’, Paul Barratt (Geography, Hull University) and Leila Dawney (Geography, Exeter University)
  • Lifestyle Mobilities and Corporealities: Intersections and Issues, Scott Cohen (Department of Tourism, Otago University) and Tara Duncan (Department of Tourism, Otago University)
  • Modern British Poetry and Geography, Amy Cutler (Geography, Royal Holloway University of London)
  • ‘Places without a place’: The geographies of ships, William Hasty (Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow) and Kimberley Peters (Geography, Royal Holloway University of London)
  • Social and Cultural Geographies of Rural and Urban Coasts , Kim Ward (Geography, University of Exeter) and Owain Jones (Countryside and Community Research Institute)
  • Travelling faith: exploring the intersections of religion and migration, Claire Dwyer, (Geography, University College London) and Betsy Olson (School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh)
  • Youth geographies of in/civility, Donna Brown (Scottish Institution for Policing Research) and Matej Blazek (Geography, Dundee University)

We hope members will support these through submitting papers and attending sessions. You can find more details about the calls for papers on the RGS website or by contacting the session organisers.