The 2020 AGM of the Social and Cultural Geography Research Group (SCGRG) took place online on Friday 4th September. Thank you to everyone who joined us!
We still have three committee vacancies available, which are as follows:
This post is a three-year term (in the first instance) and the role involves coordination of the dissertation prizes. The role involves advertising the Group’s dissertation prize through appropriate media, arranging the judging, liaising with the Treasurer and any sponsors in arranging the prize, conducting interviews with winner(s) and liaising with the website officer to display examples of winning entries from previous years. The role also involves sitting on the panel of the dissertation prize. The dissertation prize coordinator will usually be involved in SCGRG’s wider committee activities.
This post is a one-year term (in the first instance) and the role involves liaising with the RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum, engaging with postgraduate issues through our SCGRG postgraduate blog and working with our other postgraduate representative(s) on related events and activities. The PG representative would usually be involved in SCGRG’s wider committee activities, i.e. part of the judging panel for our undergraduate dissertation prize.
This post is a key and important role for the group. The conference officer leads the coordination the group’s sponsorship and organisation of sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual Conference each year and other events and activities. The role involves compiling call for sessions proposals, liaising with session proposers, and organising the vote on the proposals by the committee. The conference officer would usually be involved in SCGRG’s wider committee activities i.e. part of the judging panel for our undergraduate dissertation prize.
Nominations for successors (who must normally be a Fellow or Postgraduate Fellow of the RGS-IBG) are now open. Nominations must be in writing to the Chair (Dr Tara Woodyer firstname.lastname@example.org) and Secretary (Dr Will Andrews email@example.com) with the name of two nominators (these need not be Fellows of the RGS-IBG or existing committee members).
If you have any questions about any of the above posts or about SCGRG more broadly, please email Tara and Will.