Sponsored Sessions: RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2021

The HPGRG is sponsoring twelve sessions at the Annual Conference of the RGS-IBG online and in London, in 31 Aug- 3 Sept 2021. Details of these can be found below by clicking on the respective titles.

EURODAC, hotspots, repatriation routes: (trans)formations of socio-technical assemblages of the European border regime
Tue. 31 Aug, 09:00-10:40, Chaired by Jacopo Anderlini (Genoa) & Silvan Pollozek ( European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder))

Transgressing disciplinary borders in the production of knowledge: Exploring the power of pragmatism
Tue. 31 Aug, 11:00-12:40, Chaired by Jane Wills (University of Exeter) & Robert W Lake (Rutgers University) 

On Methods of Following (1): What to Follow? Boundaries, Connections, Multiplicities
Tue. 31 Aug, 13:00-14:40, Chaired by Peter J. Forman (Northumbria University) & Angeliki Balayannis (Exeter University) 

Rethinking Distance (1)
Tue. 31 Aug, 13:00-14:40, Chaired by Tauri Tuvikene (Tallinn University), Louise Sträuli (Tallinn University & Université Libre de Bruxelles) & Aleksandra Ianchenko (Tallinn University, Abo Academy)

Rethinking Distance (2)
Tue. 31 Aug, 15:00-16:40, Chaired by Tauri Tuvikene (Tallinn University), Louise Sträuli (Tallinn University & Université Libre de Bruxelles) & Aleksandra Ianchenko (Tallinn University, Abo Academy)

On Methods of Following (2): Where to Follow? Scales, Paths, Positionalities
Tue. 31 Aug, 15:00-16:40, Chaired by Peter J. Forman (Northumbria University) & Angeliki Balayannis (Exeter University) 

On Methods of Following (3): How to Follow? ‘Gaps’, Traces, Abstractions
Wed. 1 Sept, 9:00-10:40, Chaired by Peter J. Forman (Northumbria University) & Angeliki Balayannis (Exeter University) 

Speculative Thinking (1)
Wed. 1 Sept, 9:00-10:40, Chaired by Nina Williams (UNSW Canberra)

Unknowing Geographies: Situating Ignorance, Inattention and Erasure
Wed. 1 Sept, 9:00-10:40, Chaired by Jeremy Brice (University of Oxford)

Speculative Thinking (2)
Wed. 1 Sept, 11:00-12:40, Chaired by Nina Williams (UNSW Canberra)

On Methods of Following (4): Why Follow? Politics, Ethics, Dangers
Wed. 1 Sept, 11:00-12:40, Chaired by Peter J. Forman (Northumbria University) & Angeliki Balayannis (Exeter University) 

Going public: Activism and the public agenda for geographers. Keynote by Audrey Kobayashi(Queens University, Canada)
Wed. 1 Sept, 11:00-12:40, Reflections by Jane Wills (University of Exeter) & Pauline McGuirk (University of Wollongong)

Non-representational geographies: approaches, methods and practices
Wed. 1 Sept, 15:00-16:40, Chaired by Amy Barron (University of Manchester) & Andrew Maclaren (University of Aberdeen)

Drawing the line. Theories and Practices of Boundary Delimitation (1)
Thu. 2 Sept, 09:00-10:40, Chaired by Federico Ferretti (University of Bologna), Jacobo García-Álvarez (Carlos III University of Madrid) & Paloma Puente-Lozano (Carlos III University of Madrid).

Drawing the line. Theories and Practices of Boundary Delimitation (2)
Thu. 2 Sept, 11:00-12:40, Chaired by Federico Ferretti (University of Bologna), Jacobo García-Álvarez (Carlos III University of Madrid) & Paloma Puente-Lozano (Carlos III University of Madrid).

Geography and public policy: The past and present borders of applied geography (1): Panel 1
Thu. 2 Sept, 11:00-12:40, Chaired by Mark Boyle (University of Liverpool), Tim Hall (University of Winchester), Shaun Lin (National University of Singapore), James Sidaway (National University of Singapore) & Michiel van Meeteren (Loughborough University)

Geography and public policy: The past and present borders of applied geography (1): Panel 2
Thu. 2 Sept, 15:00-16:40, Chaired by Mark Boyle (University of Liverpool), Tim Hall (University of Winchester), Shaun Lin (National University of Singapore), James Sidaway (National University of Singapore) & Michiel van Meeteren (Loughborough University)

Friedrich Engels and Geography
Thu. 2 Sept, 15:00-16:40, Chaired by Camilla Royle (Kings College)

Bound by Craft: Material Culture and Bordering within Histories of Geography
Thu. 2 Sept, 15:00-16:40, Chaired by Peter R Martin (University of Cambridge) & André Novaes (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro)

Worlds of wisdom: ontologies of geography, philosophy and geosophy (1)
Fri. 3 Sept, 9:00-10:40, Chaired by Emily Hayes (Oxford Brooks University)

Worlds of wisdom: ontologies of geography, philosophy and geosophy (2)
Fri. 3 Sept, 11:00-12:40, Chaired by Emily Hayes (Oxford Brooks University)


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