RGS-IBG Social and Cultural Geography Research Group AGM

Tuesday 2nd July 2012, RGS Edinburgh, Room TRH-COM

Agenda for the meeting

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Chair’s report
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Changes in Committee Membership:
    • Election of New Chair
    • Election of New Secretary
    • Confirm Election of Acting Treasurer to Treasurer
    • Other committee members, including election of new dissertation co-ordinator, proposed re-election of postgraduate representatives, any further roles (membership secretary, communications secretary) and ordinary members
  5. Undergraduate Dissertation Prize
  6. Proposed research group activities
  7. Allocating Group funds to support non-committee proposed research activities
  8. Proposal from Robert Rojek (sage)
  9. AOB
  10. Key dates from RGS:
    • a) Research Group Grants – deadlines Oct 31st
    • b) Annual Report due 31st January 2013
    • c) Next RGS-IBG annual conference Wednesday 28 to Friday 30 August 2013. The conference Chair will be Jonathan Rigg (Durham) and the theme ‘New Geographical Frontiers’.
    • Key dates for the research group are: i) October 2012 Call for Papers ii) End of February 2013 deadline for Research Group sessions
  11. Date of next meeting sometime 28-30 August 2013