International Tourism Congress ITC2022 in partnership with PGS

We sincerely invite you to International Tourism Congress ITC2022. This international event will be held in Łódź, on November 17-19, 2022. Polish Geographical Society is a proud partner of this congress which is organised in cooperation between project SPOT - Sustainable Spatial Planning of Tourism Destinations, Faculty of Geographical Sciences at University of Lodz, and Portuguese research centre CiTUR - Centre for Tourism Research, Development and Innovation. Until September 15, 2022, both abstract submission and early bird registration are open. For those of you who are affiliated to on...
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The Green Track Stop event “A Walk in the Woods – citizen science for forests”

The Green Track Stop event "A Walk in the Woods - citizen science for forests", organized on behalf of the vegetation group at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) as part of the EU Green Track campaign, is close. We would like to invite all young European citizens to take part in this activity! Contribute to the Green Track Stop initative! Go for a walk in the forest near your home, your school or your university any time between May 16 and May 22 and answer the questions provided in our short online survey. In this survey, we want to know what you think about the value of forests and ...
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MapoFaktura 2022 is already finished!

On April 1, 2022, the achievements of MapoFaktura 2022 workshops have been presented as a part of GeoNight initiative. The event was organized by the students of tourism and recreation programme at the University of Lodz, Faculty of Geographical Sciences. The idea of MapoFaktura was created by the students of the course on social media in tourism offered by assist. prof. Tomasz Napierała. This was the third edition of this spectacular event. This year, participants got to know how to edit, process, and use spatial data for crisis management. MapoFaktura2022, including both workshops and online...
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Ukrainian crisis: Message of PGS to executives of the International Geographical Union

On the 2nd of March, 2022, the letter to Prof. Michael Meadows, President of the International Geographical Union, and Prof. Dr Barbaros Gönençgil, Secretary General of the IGU has been sent. Executives of the Polish Geographical Society asked to consider whether Russia should not be suspended as a full member of International Geographical Union. It must be clearly stated that this bottom-up initiative is supported by the entire community of the Polish Geographical Society and expresses solidarity with our Ukrainian colleagues. Letter to executives of the International Geographical Union De...
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Statement by the Polish Geographical Society on the military attack by Russia on Ukraine

On Thursday, 24th of February 2022, in the early morning hours, Russia launched an unprecedented invasion of Ukraine. The Polish Geographical Society strongly condemns the extremely dangerous and completely unfounded aggression by Russia against an independent and undivided Ukraine. Unjustified and unprovoked aggression is a clear violation of international law. Ukraine is a democratic and sovereign country with beautiful aspirations expressed on the international forum, although facing many social and economic challenges. By bordering with many countries, it builds relations within Europe...
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GeoNight 2022 – 1st of April 2022

The GeoNight 2022 is going to take place on 1st of April 2022, simultaneously all around the world. Doesn’t matter how - face-to-face, online or hybrid - it is important that we meet. Save the date! And by 21st of February, be sure to submit your event proposal! EXTENDED DEADLINE for event proposals!!! The new deadline to submit event proposals has been extended to 28th of February 2022. This year marks the 6th edition of the "Nuit de la Géographie / GeoNight", which was initially launched in 2017 by the Comité National Français de Géographie (CNFG) and rapidly supported and promoted by th...
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IALE 2022 European Congress: New call for abstracts!

We are pleased to announce the new call for abstracts for the IALE 2022 European Landscape Ecology Congress (July 11-15, 2022). The IALE 2022 Congress is IALE 2021+1, originally scheduled in 2021 but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The call is reopen for all researchers, policy makers and practitioners with a special interest in landscape ecology. The congress will have an European focus but we look forward to welcoming participants from around the world. Congress is organised by Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences and Faculty of Geography and...
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Joint declaration by geographical societies on global biodiversity and climate protection

On the September 8, 2021, President of Polish Geographical Society, prof. Urszula Myga-Piątek declared, on behalf of our association, that PGS fully support the initiative of about joint declaration by geographical societies on global biodiversity and climate protection. The idea was initiated by the International Geographical Union, the Royal Geographical Society of Scotland and the Royal Geographical Society. Joint declaration by geographical societies Geographers have unique opportunities and responsibilities in the face of the global biodiversity and climate crises. Geography is a d...
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IALE 2022 European Congress – New congress date: 11-15 July 2022!

We regret to inform that due to the ongoing difficulties arising from the coronavirus pandemic we have been forced to postpone the IALE European Landscape Ecology Congress to July, 11-15, 2022 (Warsaw, Poland). Congress is organised by the Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences and the Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw in partnership with European and Polish Associations for Landscape Ecology (IALE-Europe and PAEK). The venue will remain the Old Library of the University of Warsaw, Poland. The new call for abstracts will st...
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The Visegrad Atlas has been published

In February 2021, the Wacław Felczak Institute for Polish-Hungarian Cooperation (IWPW) and the Polish Geographical Society (PTG) published the Visegrad Atlas. It is the result of the project carried out by PTG and was financed by IWPW. Its aim is to show the geographical specificity of the countries forming the Visegrad Group: Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia in their natural, socio-cultural and economic diversity. The publication is also an attempt at a comprehensive description of the phenomena and processes resulting from the intertwining of the historical and contemporary development...
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