Monthly Archives: October 2013

AAG Tampa CFP: Rural Sustainability

AAG to feature theme on Scale and Sustainability “Scale and Sustainability” is among the emerging themes being developed for the AAG Annual Meeting in April. This track of sessions will consider how scale matters for sustainability and at what scale … Continue reading

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AAG Tampa CFP: New Voices in Rural Geography

The Rural Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers seeks papers from undergraduate and graduate students, junior faculty, and researchers new to topics in the field of rural geography to include in one or more New Voices in … Continue reading

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AAG Tampa CFP: Reinventing the Rural: Gender, Development, and Contested Landscapes

Association of American Geographers annual meeting in Tampa, Florida (April 8-12, 2014) Organized by Ann M. Oberhauser (West Virginia University) Over one-half of the world’s population lives in urban areas and this proportion is predicted to increase with expanding rural-urban … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Rural Geography Specialty Group Newsletter

The Fall 2013 Rural Geography Specialty Group Newsletter includes updates, awards, research highlights, publications, CALL for PAPERS for both the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting in Tampa and other rurally relevant conferences. There are also photographs from the AAG in LA … Continue reading

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2013 Student Research Awards

PhD:  ($500) Laurel Bellante, U. of Arizona:  A Small Solution?  A Political Ecology of “Small Farmer” Development in Chiapas, Mexico Masters:  ($250) Carly Nichols, U. of Arizona:  Hidden Hungers: Political Ecologies of Food and Nutrition in Rainfed India

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