This years conference will take place in Lodz (Poland) from 11-15 July 2023. The theme this year is: Integrated planning in a world of turbulence. See for more information the website.
The Rural Geography group of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, feels honoured to host the 3rd European Rural Geography Conference from 23 -26 June 2023. The conference theme is Rural Geographies in Transition. Rural areas in Europe are under increasing and intersecting pressures and transitions. The landscapes, the actors, the uses, the […]
A Summer School on cultural mapping will be organised by CES in Caldas da Rainha in Portugal from 21-25 March 2022. See for more information the website. Cultural mapping as a methodology and paradigm holds tremendous power to create conditions for change by bringing communities together in new ways to co-create new knowledge and understanding. […]
The AESOP 2022 Congress ‘Space for Species: Redefining Spatial Justice’ will take place in Tartu, Estonia on July 25-29, 2022! The PhD Workshop takes place in Narva, Estonia, on July 20-23, 2022. The title is ‘Space for (all) Species: Creative Use of Data to Understand the Role of Planning’. We have announced the 15 main tracks on the website already. Look around to find an […]
Conference & exhibition ‘Spaces of Possibility: communities and places in times of social and environmental uncertainty, took place on 7-11 June 2021 in Brussels
The RECOMS Confex (Conference and Exhibition), ‘Spaces of Possibility: communities and places in times of social and environmental uncertainty’ was organised in Brussels between 7 and 11 June 2021 in the premises of Parckfarm and VAC Herman Teirlinck. The event incorporated traditional paper sessions, storytelling, creative workshops, plenaries, a policy roundtable and an interactive public exhibition.
The RECOMS Early Stage Researchers have organized an online Winter School on ‘Creating Alternative Urban Imaginaries. From ideas to practices and back’. During the lectures and workshops of the school participants they explored the dialectical relation between knowledge creation in social sciences, the dissemination of that knowledge, and the ways in which this affects the […]
With great regret the Local Organising Committee has decided to postpone the Rural Geographies in Transition Conference to next year. The conference will be held on exactly the same dates (22-24 June), but now in 2021. Rural areas in Europe are under increasing and intersecting pressures, but many of these areas seem to be resilient. […]