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 Newsletter - Autumn 2013


Forthcoming Conferences
Our schedule for the next four years is usually two meetings a year, sometimes as joint meetings with other commissions. The planned and confirmed future commission meetings are:

2015 Lisbon, Portugal
„LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND URBAN GOVERNANCE – CITIZEN RESPONSIVE INNOVATIONS IN EUROPE AND AFRICA“
Date: 9-10 April 2015
Hosted by: Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Important deadlines:
15 December 2014 - abstracts
5 January 2015 - acceptance notification
6 - 20 January 2015 - registration & payment
Conference website: https://sites.google.com/site/locgovgeo2015/home
Call for papers available here
Conference flyer available here
2014 Poznan, Poland
„NEW CHALLENGES IN LOCAL, METROPOLITAN AND REGIONAL GOVERNANCE“
Date: 14-16 August 2014
Hosted by: Institute of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań (Poland)
Important deadlines: 28 February 2014 - deadline for submitting abstracts to igupoznan2014@amu.edu.pl
First circular available here
Registration form
General information
Krakow, Poland
2014 IGU Regional Conference
“CHANGES, CHALLENGES, RESPONSIBILITY”
Date: 18–22 August 2014
Organised by: Polish Geographical Society, in co-operation with Polish universities
Conference Venue: Jagiellonian University, Krakow
Important deadlines:
15 January 2014 – deadline for submitting abstracts for papers and posters
2 april 2014 – deadline for early registration fee payment
More information: http://www.igu2014.org/
BERN, Switzerland
International Conference - "Self-determination in Europe – contemporary challenges of minorities in multinational states"
Date: 9-11 October 2014
Organised by: Department of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
Important deadlines:
Submission deadline for panels: May 1, 2014
Submission deadline for individual papers/posters: May 15, 2014
Contact Person: Dr. Béla Filep (bfilep@giub.unibe.ch)
For more information, visit: Conference web page
Call for paper: Self-determination in Europe


New book - Fiscal Austerity and Innovation in Local Governance in Europe. Edited by Carlos Nunes Silva, University of Lisbon, Portugal and Ján Buček, Comenius University, Slovakia. Ashgate. June 2014. 235 pages,
ISBN 978-1-4724-3243-8
 see leaflet
View this title online at: www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781472432438

New book by Pushkar K Pradhan, Ján Buček and Eran Razin (eds.), 2013. Geography of Governance: Dynamics for Local Development. International Geographical Union Commission on Geography of Governance, 254p.,
ISBN: 978-9937-2-6508-9
 See full text

Carlos Nunes Silva (Ed.) (2012). Online Research Methods in Urban and Planning Studies: Design and Outcomes. Hershey, PA: IGI-Global
ISBN: 978-1-4666-0074-4).
 see leaflet
 book order form



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