Association News

Geography and the New Administration: Twitter Chat

The AAG will host the next installment of its Twitter Chat series on May 17, 2017, from 3 to 4 Eastern Time. “Geography and the New Administration” will focus on the first 100 days of the Trump administration and how new and proposed policies impact geography and geographers. To participate in the chat, follow @theAAG…
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AAG Review of Books

Spring 2017 Issue of ‘The AAG Review of Books’ Now Available

Volume 5, Issue 2 of The AAG Review of Books has now been published online. This quarterly online journal publishes scholarly reviews of recent books related to geography, public policy and international affairs. It also features review essays reflecting on several books on a particular theme, and book review with multiple contributors discussing a title. In the first four years of the journal's…
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Association News

Updated AAG Schedule for the March for Science

Updated AAG Schedule for the March for Science We invite and encourage AAG members to attend the March for Science in Washington, or in satellite events around the globe this Saturday, April 22. We have updated the schedule below to include the just-released list of speakers. Saturday Schedule of Events 9:00 am – 6:30 pm:…
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New Books in Geography — March 2017

Every month the AAG compiles a list of newly-published books in geography and related fields. Some are selected for review in the AAG Review of Books. Anyone interested in reviewing these or other titles should contact the Editor-in-Chief, Kent Mathewson Listed below are the books received from publishers in the last month. March 2017 Against Doom:…
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Publications

The International Encyclopedia of Geography is Here

The AAG and an international team of distinguished editors and authors announce a new major reference work for Geography: The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology. Available as an online resource and as a 15-volume full-color print set published by Wiley, this is an invaluable resource for libraries, geographers, GIScientists, students and academic departments around the globe.…
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Annual Meeting

AAAS Director Rush Holt To Discuss ‘Advancing Science in the Public Arena’

Rush D. Holt, , chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), will deliver a featured talk, "Advancing Science in the Public Arena," at the AAG Annual Meeting in Boston on Thursday, April 6, 11:50 - 1:10  in Room 103, Third Level, of the Hynes Convention Center. Holt is a Phi Beta…
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Annual Meeting

AAG 2017 Boston Featured Theme — Mainstreaming Human Rights in Geography and the AAG

AAG 2017 Boston — Featured Theme Mainstreaming Human Rights in Geography and the AAG This special theme will feature 50 sessions with more than 250 presentations at the intersection of human rights and geography and will build on the AAG’s decade-long initiatives in this area. Speakers from leading international human rights organizations, academia, government, and…
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Annual Meeting

AAG 2017 Boston Special Policy Events — The 2016 U.S. Elections: Implications for Geography and Beyond

AAG 2017 Boston — Special Policy Events The 2016 Elections: Implications for Geography and Beyond This series of sessions will focus on analysis and research on the 2016 election, and what the results may mean for geography, the nation, and our planet.   This special track features the session, “The 2016 Elections: Implications for Geography…
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Annual Meeting

AAG 2017 Boston Featured Theme — Geographies of Bread and Water in the 21st Century

AAG 2017 Boston — Featured Theme Geographies of Bread and Water in the 21st Century Burgeoning global population along with increasing appetite for high-protein or resource demanding food choices may double demands on world agriculture by 2050. At the same time groundwater depletion and climate change are negatively impacting the availability of sufficient water to…
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AAG 2017 Boston Featured Theme — Uncertainty and Context in Geography and GIScience: Advances in Theory, Methods, and Practice

AAG 2017 Boston — Featured Theme Uncertainty and Context in Geography and GIScience: Advances in Theory, Methods, and Practice Uncertainty and context pose fundamental challenges in geographic research and GIScience. Geospatial data are imbued with error (, measurement and sampling error), and understanding of the effects of contextual influences on human behavior and experience are…
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