Conferencing the Arctic: Some reflections on Arctic Frontiers 2018

By Klaus Dodds and Duncan Depledge In recent years, as a number of scholars have noted, the Arctic has inspired a portfolio of international conferences to emerge, including Arctic Circle (in Iceland), Arctic Frontiers (in Norway), and The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue (in Russia). Various descriptors have been used to account for this profusion of…

VISIT | Ocean Governance for Sustainability: Seabed Management Workshop

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of acting as a ‘trainer’ in a workshop on Seabed Management organised by Kim Peters and Phil Steinberg. As part of the European Commission’s COST Action programme on Ocean Governance for Sustainability, and in conjunction with the University of Liverpool’s Institute for Sustainable Coasts and Oceans, the workshop…

Resolving the Falklands/Malvinas: is it elemental?

By Matthew Benwell This week we are delighted to host a guest post from Dr Matthew Benwell on, ‘Resolving the Falklands/Malvinas dispute: is it elemental?’ Matthew is an RHUL Geography alumni having completed his PhD here in 2008. He is currently a Lecturer in the School of Geography, Politics, and Sociology at Newcastle University and…

RGS Mid-term 2018 @ RHUL Information

Call for Papers RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum Mid-Term Conference Royal Holloway, University of London 18th-20th April 2018 Abstract submission deadline:Friday 19th January 2018 The organisers of the annual RGS-IBG PGF Mid-Term Conference, this coming year hosted by Royal Holloway, University of London, warmly invite submissions for 2018’s conference. Inviting postgraduate researchers from all areas of geography, proposals…