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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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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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