EGRG activities at RGS-IBG 2016

Please find below a summary of various Economic Geography Research Group Activities at the RGS-IBG Annual Conference in London at the end of this month. We hope you are able to join us.

EGRG Annual General Meeting (open to all – free pass available to allow the attendance of those not registered for the conference):  Thursday 1st September, 13:10, Imperial College, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, room SAF-119. At this meeting we will be electing a new Treasurer, Events Coordinator, and Postgrad representative

EGRG Postgraduate Drinks gathering –  Thursday 1st September, 6.30pm at Eastside Bar on Princes Gardens (a 3-minute walk from the conference venue).

EGRG sponsored sessions (for full details click here)

Wednesday 31 Aug 2016

  • Ethnographic methods in economic geography
  • Mapping the Marginal: Exploring the Identities, Practices, Geographies and Experiences of Digital Labour
  • Operations of capital: Studying the nexus of land, housing, and finance across the North-South divide

Thursday 01 Sep 2016

  • Honouring Ray Hudson: reflecting on four decades of contribution to economic geography
  • Scholar activism and the Fashion Revolution: ‘who made my clothes?’
  • Sustaining Economic Geography? The movement of economic geographers to business and management schools (UK)
  • Finance and Market Ideology: Interrogating the Financialization/Neoliberalism Nexus in Economic Geography and beyond

Friday 02 Sep 2016

  • Encountering Austerity
  • A critical dialogue between Geography and Area Studies: representing and understanding economic Africa
  • The geography of work, employment and poverty