RGS-IBG 2011

RGS/IBG Annual Conference

2011 Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Imperial College London

EGRG sponsored an increased number of sessions (10) at the 2011 RGS-IBG Conference.  However, as always there were many other sessions with an economic geography ‘flavour’ on the programme.

The EGRG sessions were:

  1. Geographical perspectives on ICT and Development Discourse, Policy and Practice – Mark Graham (Oxford) and Dorothea Klein (RHUL)
  2. New and Emerging Economic Geographies – Jennifer Watts (Manchester) and Stacey Coppick (Nottingham)
  3. Financial Crisis, Moral Crisis: New Urban Geographies of Blame and Responsibility – Julian Brash (Montclair State, US), John Clarke and Jan et Newman (both Open) and Jeff Maskovsky (CUNY)
  4. The geopolitics of European financial landscapes – James Sidaway, Manuel Aalbers and Ewald Engelen, (all Amsterdam)
  5. Economic, Ecological and Resource Crises: Developing Coping Strategies for the Future – Sarah Marie Hall (Salford) and Peter North (Liverpool)
  6. The geography of the green economy – Adrian Newton (Bournemouth) and Mark Hepworth
  7. Economic Geographical Imaginations – James Faulconbridge (Lancaster) and Sarah Hall (Nottingham)
  8. Embodied and technical expertise in agri-food innovation: sites, relations and practices – Richard Milne and Richard Lee (both Sheffield)
  9. Start2Finish: Advancing the field of Qualitative Methodologies Research (QMR) – Chantal Hales, Rachel Mulhall and Georgina Henricksen (all Birmingham)
  10. Emerging Geographies of Transition – Ralitsa Hiteva and Jennifer Watts (both Manchester)