2016 RGS-IBG London

RGS/IBG Annual Conference

2016 Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Imperial College London

Wednesday 30 to Friday 2 September 2016 (with an opening event on Tuesday 30 August 2016)

Theme: Nexus Thinking

Conference chair: Peter Jackson (University of Sheffield)

EGRG sponsored a full programme of economic geography sessions at AC2016 including:

  • EGRG Annual General Meeting:  Thursday 1st September, 13:10, Imperial College, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, room SAF-119. 
  • EGRG Postgraduate Drinks gathering –  Thursday 1st September, 6.30pm at Eastside Bar on Princes Gardens.

EGRG-Sponsored sessions:

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