EUGEO is the Association of Geographical Societies in Europe
The aim of EUGEO is to represent its members, to coordinate joint activities to advance research and education on the Geography of Europe and to promote the discipline of Geography in Europe.
EUGEO 2013 Congress, Rome, 5-7 September 2013
The fourth EUGEO Congress will take place in Rome, Italy, 5-7 September 2013, at the University of Rome La Sapienza and at the Società Geografica Italiana (Villa Celimontana).
The programme will include key-note speeches, paper sessions, poster sessions, thematic panels, scientific and social events.
Researchers and experts from all over the world are invited to submit proposals to:
Europe, what’s next? Changing geographies and geographies of change
What is the destiny of continents in an era of globalization? And what is the future for Europe? The answer to these questions is intertwined and depends upon what the destiny of geography is to be. Geography has been called upon to question the validity of the concepts and logics inherited from modernity. In times of crisis, geographical thought has to respond to realities which are shifting not only in form but also in nature. For the first time in the history of humanity we fully realize that we must conceptualize the world as a sphere, a globe which functions as a singular unit, a unique, complex system.
This brings about a need to re-assess, with reference to the actual state of affairs in the European continent, the entire project of modernity as well as to rethink the elements through which we describe it: states, boundaries, urban systems, landscapes, regions. The challenge - and the hope - is to envision a new representation which is already forming. In doing so, we must look back and reflect upon the most archaic concept we can imagine: the Nomos of the Earth, the nature of relations between land and sea.
The defintive programme for the congress is now available online: click HERE. The detailed programme and book of abstracts will be soon available in pdf format.
The Congress will open on Thursday, September 5th: Check-in from 8.30 am; parallel sessions from 10.30 am.
The Congress will close on Saturday 7th, 7.00 pm.
The main Congress venue is the Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia at the University of Rome La Sapienza, address: Piazzale Aldo Moro 5 (Città Universitaria, Piazzale della Minerva). The first plenary (Sept 5th, 5.30 pm) will be at the Campidoglio, room: Sala Protomoteca, address: Piazza del Campidoglio 55. The concert and social dinner (Sept 6th, 6.40 pm) will be at Villa Celimontana, address: Piazza della Navicella 12 (map). A free bus service will be availble for transfers from the main congress venue to Campidoglio and Villa Celimontana.
Congress venues location: take a look at THIS MAP.
Building plan and rooms, main congress venue: click here
CTS travel agency will help participants in finding an accommodation.
A list of accommodations and the contacts for CTS can be downloaded HERE
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