Speech of the President of the Geographers’ Association of Greece in the international Summer School of the Russian Geographical Society

The President of the BOD, Mr. Stathis G. Arapostathis, participated as a speaker in the international summer school of the Russian Geographical Society titled as: “Geography for Everyone”

The participants were Geographers and scientists from various disciplines that share an interest in Geography.

Within this framework, an interesting presentation was held regarding the current status of Geography in Greece:
Various topics, including the society awareness of the profession of Geographer, the educational status of geography in all educational levels, potentials of the profession in Greece along with various comparative advantages and disadvantages, were introduced and analyzed in depth. Moreover, a creative discussion with all the participants also took place.

The Geographers’ Association of Greece feels grateful and wants to thank the representatives of the Russian Geographical Society for the invitation in an event that was held according to the highest international standards.

8th International Conference of Critical Geography

In 19 – 23 of April 2019 the 8th international conference of critical geography will be hosted in Athens. The deadline for submitting abstracts is 30 of September. More information can be found in the conference’s official web page.

GeoMapplica Congress 2k18 in Syros and Mykonos islands

The GeoMapplica congress 2k18 is taking place in Syros and Mykonos islands.

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Commitee of Northern Greece

25th Conference of Association of Spanish Geographers (AGE)

In 25th of October at the city of Madrid the 25th Conference of Association of Spanish Geographers will take place.

The topic of the conference is: “Nature – Territory and city in a global world”

We strongly recommend our members to attend this very good conference.

More info can be found at the conference’s web site

 

International Conference: “Contested Borderscapes” 28th of September 2017, Lesvos Island

In 28th of September an International Conference will take place in Lesvos island. The topic of the conference is:

Contested Borderscapes.

More information can be found at the conference’s web site:

http://www.contested-borderscapes.net/

International Symposium: Assemblage Thinking: Theory, Analysis, Practice and Governance

In 2-5 of June 2017, at the department of Geography of the University of the Aegean a symposium will take place. The topic is: Assemblage Thinking: Theory, Analysis, Practice and Governance.

More information can be seeked at the symposium’s web site: http://assemblage-symposium.aegean.gr/

Association’s aims

Aims of the Association:

1. The advocacy and promotion of professional, economic, insurance and syndicalistic rights of the Association members and the update of their scientific work.

2. The undertaking of initiatives of the members in every effort for developing geographic education in Greece.

3. Constant education of their members as well as the spread and promotion of the science of Geography.

Presence of Greek Geographic Association in the annual EuroGeo congress 2011

The Greek Geographic Association has presented the following poster during the EuroGeo Annual Congress which was held in Athens in 2-5 of June 2011.

Poster - EuroGeo Annual Conference 2011