Call for Papers: RGS-IBG 2017

This call for papers is for sessions sponsored by the Geographies of Health and Wellbeing Research Group (GHWRG) to take place at the RGS-IGB Annual International Conference, 29th August – 1st September 2017 in London. Please note varying submission deadlines.

 

Session title: Sensing and making sense of ‘nature’ in the context of illness and impairment

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Convenors: Sarah Bell (University of Exeter), Ronan Foley (Maynooth University)

Submission deadline: Thursday 9th February 2017

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Session title: Transformative Stories: Trauma, Therapeutic Geographies and Hope

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Convenors: Jo Little (University of Exeter), Lia Bryant (University of South Australia)

Submission deadline: Tuesday 31st January 2017

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Session title: Researcher Trauma: dealing with traumatic research content and places 

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Convenors: Dr Christine Eriksen (Uni of Wollongong, Australia), Dr Danielle Drozdzewski (Uni of New South Wales, Australia), Ass Prof Dale Dominey-Howes (Uni of Sydney, Australia)

Submission deadline: Friday 10th February – extended deadline

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Session title: New and Emerging Research within Geographies of Health and Wellbeing

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Convenors: Gareth Griffith (University of Bristol) Sam Strong (University of Cambridge) Sarah Bell (University of Exeter)

Submission deadline: Friday 10th February 2017

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Session title: Health in the buffer zone of the EU

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Convenors: Izabella Lecka (University of Warsaw)

Submission deadline: Friday 10th February 2017

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Session title: Geographies of Mental Health

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Convenors: Sarah-Anne Munoz (University of Highlands and Islands), Steve Cinderby (University of York) Steve F Bain (Texas A&M University-Kingsville)

Submission deadline: Friday 10th February 2017

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Session title: The Health Millennium Development Goals: Global Strides, Local Meander

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Convenors: Anthonia Ijeoma Onyeahialam, Aberystwyth University

Submission deadline: Friday 10th February 2017

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Home futures: towards a critical feminist geography of Housing, Ageing and Health

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Convenors: Melissa Fernández Arrigoitia (Lancaster University), Sheila Peace (Open University) and Karen West (Aston University)

Submission deadline: Wednesday 8th February 2017 – extended deadline

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