AAG Annual Meeting – WASHINGTON, DC 2019

Join the Association of American Geographers at the AAG Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 3-7, 2019, for the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The AAG Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary forum open to anyone with an interest in geography and related disciplines. All scholars, researchers, and students are welcome.…
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AAG Annual Meeting – NEW ORLEANS 2018

Join the Association of American Geographers at the AAG Annual Meeting in New Orleans, April 10-14, 2018, for the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The AAG Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary forum open to anyone with an interest in geography and related disciplines. All scholars, researchers, and students are welcome.…
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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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AAAS Director Rush Holt to Address Challenges Facing Science at the AAG Annual Meeting

Rush D. Holt, , chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), will deliver a  featured talk on emerging opportunities and challenges that science will face in the coming years at the AAG Annual Meeting in Boston on April 6, 2017. Holt is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Carleton…
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Mainstreaming Human Rights in Geography and the AAG

Nearly all geographers are concerned about human rights, and in their personal and professional lives seek meaningful ways to act on these concerns and values. The AAG and the discipline of geography intersects with human rights in numerous ways. This special theme within the 2017 AAG Annual Meeting will explore intersections of Human Rights and…
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Noam Chomsky To Receive AAG Atlas Award in Boston

Chomsky The American Association of Geographers has selected Noam Chomsky as the recipient of its 2017 AAG Atlas Award, the association’s highest honor. The AAG Atlas Award is designed to recognize and celebrate outstanding, internationally-recognized leaders who advance world understanding in exceptional ways. The image of Atlas bearing the weight of the world on his…
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Call for Papers

Call for Papers: Geographies of Bread and Water in the 21st Century

Call for Papers — AAG Featured Theme Geographies of Bread and Water in the 21st Century Wheat harvest in Gujarat, one of the top 10 wheat-producing states in India. Due to recent aridity, India may need to import some five million metric tons of wheat in 2016-17. (Photo courtesy of Glen M MacDonald) Burgeoning global…
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Call for Papers

Call for Papers: Mainstreaming Human Rights in Geography and the AAG

Call for Papers — AAG Featured Theme Mainstreaming Human Rights in Geography and the AAG Nearly all geographers are concerned about human rights, and in their personal and professional lives seek meaningful ways to act on these concerns and values. The AAG and the discipline of geography intersect with human rights in numerous ways. During…
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Call for Papers: Uncertainty and Context in Geography and GIScience

Call for Papers — AAG 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…
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David Lowenthal To Speak at 2016 AAG Annual Meeting

Thirty years after his classic book, The Past Is a Foreign Country, David Lowenthal explores anew how we celebrate, expunge, contest and manipulate the past. In his major new work, The Past is a Foreign Country - Revisited, he reveals the past as an almost entirely new realm, so transformed over three decades as to demand an equally…
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