Call for sessions

The 32nd Congress of Italian geography, promoted by the Association of Italian geographers, will take place in Rome (Italy), 7-10 June 2017. The title of the congress refers to the anniversaries of the Luteran Reform and of the October Revolution.
Scholars are invited to present session proposals regarding any theme of relevance for geography and related disciplines, with a particular focus on lines of enquiry that are of the most interest for Italian geography. Transnational, transdisciplinary and unconventional sessions are particularly welcome.
Session proposals should include a title, key words and a short description, and can be submitted by October 15th 2016 to info@congressogeografico.it using this form. Sessions can be presented in Italian, English, French or Spanish and, unless otherwise indicated, will lead to the publication of an open call for abstracts. Convenors can indicate any eventual invited speaker, chair or discussant in the proposal. Scholars can act as organizer of one session only. Sessions will be 1 hour and 45 minutes, allowing the presentation of 4-6 papers and, if needed, replicated in more than one slot. Papers presented during the conference will be published by the Association of Italian geographers.

Practical information
The Congress will take place at the Scuola di Lettere Filosofia Lingue of the Università Roma Tre (Address: Via Ostiense 234-236, Rome), from the morning of June 7th to the afternoon of June 9th 2017. On the morning of the 10th of June, several fieldtrips will take place. In the evening of June 8th, the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Italian geographical society will take place in Villa Celimontana (Rome). Fees and other practical information are available on the congress’ website.

Key dates are the following:
▪ Deadline for session proposals: 15 October 2016
▪ Selection of proposals, communication of acceptance and publication of call for abstracts: November 2017
▪ Deadline for the submission of abstract proposals: January 2017
▪ Communication of acceptance of abstracts and publication of the Congress’ programme: February 2017
▪ Ordinary registration: From December 2016 to March 2017

Call for Session (.PDF file) | Session proposal form
For any question, please contact us at info@congressogeografico.it

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