GHWRG sponsored sessions at RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2017

The following is a list of sessions and convenor(s), including the AGM and the launch of ‘Health Geographies – A Critical Introduction‘, at the upcoming RGS-IBG Annual Conference that will be held from 29th August – 1st September.

Further information on session times, locations, abstracts and presenters are available here.

Wednesday 30 August

Transformative Stories: Trauma, Therapeutic Geographies and Hope

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

The Health Millennium Development Goals: Global Strides, Local Meanders

Anthonia Onyeahialam (Aberystwyth University, UK)

Home futures: towards a critical feminist geography of housing, ageing and health (1)

Karen West (Aston University, UK)
Sheila Peace (The Open University, UK)
Melissa Fernández Arrigoitia (Lancaster University, UK)

Home futures: towards a critical feminist geography of housing, ageing and health (2)

Melissa Fernández Arrigoitia (Lancaster University, UK)
Karen West (Aston University, UK)
Sheila Peace (The Open University, UK)

Thursday 31 August

New and Emerging Research within Geographies of Health and Wellbeing (1)

Gareth Griffith (University of Bristol, UK)
Sarah Bell (University of Exeter, UK)
Samuel Strong (University of Cambridge, UK)

New and Emerging Research within Geographies of Health and Wellbeing (2)

Sarah Bell (University of Exeter, UK)
Samuel Strong (University of Cambridge, UK)
Gareth Griffith (University of Bristol, UK)

Geographies of Health and Wellbeing Research Group AGM

Health in the buffer zone of EU

Izabella Lecka (University of Warsaw, Poland)

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

Sarah Bell (University of Exeter, UK)
Ronan Foley (National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland)

Book launch and drinks reception: Health Geographies – A Critical Introduction

Friday 01 September

Researcher Trauma: dealing with traumatic research content and places (1)

Christine Eriksen (University of Wollongong, Australia)
Danielle Drozdzewski (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Dale Dominey-Howes (University of Sydney, Australia)

Researcher Trauma: dealing with traumatic research content and places (2)

Christine Eriksen (University of Wollongong, Australia)
Danielle Drozdzewski (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Dale Dominey-Howes (University of Sydney, Australia)

 

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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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