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Report on Successful Teaching GCYFRG Workshop on 10th January 2018: Educating under- and post-graduate geographers for/about/using the geographies of children and youth

Thinking, connecting, and reflecting Bring a group of Geographers and Educationalists together to talk about pedagogy on a chilly Wednesday morning in early January, and one might not expect rousing enthusiasm. And yet, the energies and ideas that coalesced at … Continue reading

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CfP for Children, Youth and Families Research Group (GCYFRG) sponsored sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2018

The Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference will take place from Tuesday 28 August to Friday 31 August 2018 in Cardiff. Conference Theme: ‘Geographical landscapes / changing landscapes of geography ’. For more information please visit Annual International Conference. The Geographies of … Continue reading

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2018 Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG): Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group (GCYFRG) – Call for session proposals

The Committee of the Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group (GCYFRG) is pleased to announce a call for sessions to be sponsored by the GCYFRG at the 2018 Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute … Continue reading

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RGS 2017 GCYFRG sponsored sessions reports

After a successful RGS annual conference this year we are happy that we could present in many GCYFRG affiliated sessions. For those who could not participate this year or did not have the chance to visit certain panels, please find … Continue reading

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Teaching Workshop 2018

Title: Educating under- and post-graduate geographers for/about/using the geographies of children and youth Date: Wednesday 10th January, 1000-1600 Venue: Lowther Room, RGS-IBG, Kensington Gore, London Is it for me? This GCYFRG workshop is for anyone who is interested in using … Continue reading

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Report of the 5th International Conference on the Geographies of Children, Youth and Families: ‘New geographies of young people and families in an era of global uncertainty’ (Loughborough University, 25th – 27th September 2017)

The 5th International Conference on the Geographies of Children, Youth and Families was held at Loughborough University from 25th to 27th September, attracting around 100 delegates from 18 countries. Addressing the geographies of children, young people and families in an … Continue reading

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New GCYFRG Committee Members

At the AGM 2017 new committee members were elected and we welcome Helena Pimlott-Wilson (Treasurer), Catherine Walker (Secretary), Rachel Searcey (Postgraduate Representative), Amy Mulvenna (Postgraduate Representative), and Mark Holton (Social Media Officer) as new members of our committee for the … Continue reading

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