June workshops in Hong Kong and Oxford

June is usually when I take the family for the the UK for our annual visit. It also proved to be rather busy with two workshops on opposite sides of the world. The first workshop on Global Production Networks in Asia, co-organised by City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University and GPN@NUS. It was... Continue Reading →

Women in Economic Geography Social Hour at the 2017 AAG Meeting

Please join us for a Women in Economic Geography Social Hour on Wednesday, April 5th at the AAG in Boston, MA. Our goal for this inaugural event is to gather in an informal opportunity to support and bring visibility to women's contributions to economic geography. Our hope is that women-identified economic geographers with diverse interests across the... Continue Reading →

Call For Papers (RGS-IBG 2017) – Advancing global production networks research: progress and prospects

Call for papers: RGS‐IBG Annual Conference, 29th August to 1st September 2017 (London) Advancing global production networks research: progress and prospects Organizers: Neil M. Coe and Henry Wai‐chung Yeung (National University of Singapore and GPN@NUS Research Centre) Sponsored by: EGRG, Economic Geography, Environment and Planning A, and Journal of Economic Geography We invite submissions for... Continue Reading →

International Geographical Congress 2016 in Beijing

This is a long overdue post from attending the International Geographical Congress (IGC) 2016 conference, which was held in Beijing, China, back in August. The Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) had a particularly successful series of sessions which also officially launched our research network. The newly elected FinGeo executive committee also held its first... Continue Reading →

EGRG sessions at the RGS-IBG conference 2016

The EGRG Annual General Meeting will happen on Thursday 1st September, 1.10pm, at Imperial College, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, room SAF-119. The AGM is open to all – free pass available to allow the attendance of those not registered for the conference. At this meeting we will be electing a new Treasurer, Events Coordinator, and... Continue Reading →

1st FinGeo global seminar at IGC 2016, Beijing

The Regional Studies Association Research Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) is pleased to announce the preliminary program of its global seminar series. As part of the 33rd International Geographical Congress (IGC) of the International Geographical Union (IGU) to be held in Beijing, China, on 21-25 August 2016, a specialist session “Placing Finance in Urban and... Continue Reading →

2016 AAG Meeting in San Francisco

The 2016 Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (26 March - 2 April) was the the first meeting since the official change in name (from the 'American Association of Geographers'). The attendance certainly reflected that reality with a very international blend of audience and participants. On arrival, a bunch of us from the Global... Continue Reading →

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