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GCYFRG Committee Vacancies – AGM 2017

After years of dedicated service to the GCYFRG committee (across a number of different roles), Rebecca Collins and Matej Blazek are both stepping down this summer after their current terms as Secretary and Treasurer (respectively) end.  A huge thank you from all at GCYFRG … Continue reading

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Dr Sarah Mills is the 2017 recipient of the Gill Memorial Award

A bit late (and apologise for that), we congratulate Dr Sarah Mills, Chair of the Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group, to receive the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) Gill Memorial Award, which has  been … Continue reading

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Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group (GCYFRG) – Dissertation Prize 2017

Two prizes, part sponsored by Routledge, Taylor and Francis, are available for innovative and high quality undergraduate dissertations on any issue related to the geographies of children, youth and families (first prize: £100 and a year’s subscription to Children’s Geographies; … Continue reading

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RGS-IBG / GCYFRG One-day Workshop: Educating under- and post-graduate geographers for/about/using the geographies of children and youth

  Unfortunately, our planned GCYFRG teaching workshop at the RGS-IBG in April has been postponed.  The event will be re-scheduled for early 2018 and we will announce more details in the near future.  We hope to see you there!   … Continue reading

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CfP for GCYFRG sponsored sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2017

RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2017 The Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference will take place from Tuesday 29 August to Friday 1 September 2017 in London Conference Theme: ‘Decolonizing geographical knowledges: opening geography out to the world’. For more information please visit … Continue reading

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Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group (GCYFRG) – Dissertation Prize 2016

The Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group are delighted to announce the winners of our 2016 RGS/IBG Undergraduate Dissertation Prize.  The group were overwhelmed by the quality of submissions, addressing a diversity of issues related to the geographies … Continue reading

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Call for session proposals: 2017 Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society

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 … Continue reading

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