Latest news from the European Association of Geographers

 May 2014

Latest Journal Issue Published   

The latest issue of the European Journal of Geography ISSN / E-ISSN: / 1792-1341 has been published. It contains papers on Trade Flows, the Geography of Financial Relationships, Local Tourism, Geopolitics in EurAsia, Food Supply in Tokyo and Rio as a Civic City.  Latest Issue 
The European Journal of Geography will shortly appear on the SCOPUS (largest citation index register. Read about SCOPUS

EUROGEO AGM & Elections   

The 2014 Annual Meeting of EUROGEO members took place on 17th May 2014 during the Annual conference in Valetta, Malta.  At the Annual Meeting Elżbieta Wołoszyńska-Wiśniewska from UNEP-GRID Warsawa and Maria Luisa de Lázaro y Torres from Complutense University in Madrid and representing the Real Sociedad Geographica were elected. More

GeoCareers, jobs and skills   

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Since August 2013 EUROGEO has increased its focus on geographical careers and jobs. Currently the association is involved in two EU funded vocational education and training projects, GeoSkills Plus and GI-N2K, for the geospatial sector. More 
EUROGEO lists jobs for geographers, fellowships, research posts, administrative and lab jobs, as well as PhD and other studentships on the EUROGEO LinkedIn group.  

Living Together   

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Karl Donert has been chairing a working group of NGOs looking to develop an understanding of the nature and scope of education for living together through active citizenship, provide examples of initiatives in living together; and develop a roadmap for developing education for living together through active citizenship in different settings. More
Find out about the INGOs at the Council of Europe 

Why 'Where' Matters  

EUROGEO Members GeoEconomy publish "Why 'Where' Matters". This is a new book on geospatial matters written with students and teachers in mind. More  

Pro Mountains Conference  

The University of Bucharest - Faculty of Geography - Center for Regional Analyses in Tourism-Environment-Sustainable Development, EUROGEO and the Mehedinti Prefecture kindly invite you  to the second scientific conference " Pro Mountains: Tourism, sustainable development and environment". Abstracts accepted until June 15th. More 

Upcoming Events

National Geography Youth Summit GIS Training course Digital Earth tools and technologies  Digital Earth tools and technologies 

The World Of Geography

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Geographical News From Around the World  
Google vs. Iran, who will win? The Politics of Google’s Mapping 
How maps will make our future cities smarter - Conversations by Nokia 
Little Planets by photographer Dan Arkle - Telegraph 
Map of future-oriented countries 
Place-Based Knowledge in the Digital Age

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Some Recent News On Physical Geography 
Satellite Observations of Arctic Change (SOAC) 
Volcanic "sudden island" near Japan 
Worlds glaciers now mapped 

flood photo Rover Thames

Free To Download Publications  
Global Change magazine 
Guide to using Community Mapping and Participatory-GIS 

Looking for more interesting geography stories? Visit our monthly updated Stories Database.

Geo-Resources Online 

European Journal of Geography: Latest issue published 

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The latest issue of EJG has been published. It contains papers on . The European Journal of Geography (EJG) is the main publication of the European Association of Geographers. One purpose of the journal is to promote the discipline and the work of geographers to decision makers. 
Submission details and the latest issues of the European Journal of Geography can be found at
RIGEO Geography Education Journal  RIGEO is an open access, quick, free or charge and expert peer review publication in geography education and related disciplines (such as environment education, geology education, biology education and more). Read here how to send in your abstracts. Read More.

Grants & Funding Opportunities

World Social Science Fellows Programme
  • Aims to give early career social scientists the opportunity to take their research and teaching activities forward by interacting with some of the leading researchers in the area of sustainable urbanisation and with other young scientists as well as policy makers, practitioners, activists and other stakeholders.
  • Up to 20 fellowships awarded to cover travel and subsistence costs, insurance for participation.
  • Deadline 16 June
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International Geoscientist programme 
  • This Programme has provided a platform for scientists from across the world to push the frontiers of knowledge forward through concrete projects. 
  • Since 2011, the Programme supported work on five themes: Earth Resources: Sustaining our Society; Global Change: Evidence from the geological record; Geohazards: Mitigating the risks; Hydrogeology: Geoscience of the water cycle; Geodynamic: Control our environment
  • Funding is worth up to US$5,000 per year over three years.     
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JSPS-UNU fellowships
  • UNU conducts research on all fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. Yet, research proposals for JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowships should relate clearly to one of the research areas of UNU-IAS or UNU-CPR, and also aim to be policy-relevant.
  • The following Research Programmes and Projects at UNU-IAS in Tokyo are accepting applications for JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellows: Sustainability Science, Environmental Governance (Biodiversity), Cities and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Science and Technology for SDG
  • Deadline February 2015
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More grants and funding opportunities

Job Offers & Careers

Research Fellow Stories of Change: Exploring Energy and Community in the Past Present and Future, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, deadline 13 June,
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, School of Natural & Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, deadline 16 June,
Research Fellow in Understanding Travel Demand, Environment, University of Leeds, deadline 16 June,
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Isotope Geochemistry, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, deadline 20 June,
Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Tropical Forest Wetland/Peatland Ecologies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, deadline 21 June,
PhD studentship in Earth Sciences, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Plymouth University, deadline 28 June,
Research Associate/Research Scientist in Salt Tectonics, The Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin,
Many more Jobs


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New Journal Issue 
EUROGEO AGM & Elections
Living Together
• Why Where Matters
• Pro Mountains Conference
• Upcoming Events

The World of Geography

Geography in Europe
• Human Geography
• Physical Geography
• Geo-media News 

Geo-Resources Online

• European Journal of Geography (EJG)
Geo-Stories This Month 
• Free Publications
• Resources for Teaching & Research
• GeoPickmeup Blog


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