3rd European Rural Geographies Conference
Rural Geographies in Transition
26-29 June 2023, Groningen, The Netherlands

About Rural Geo 2023

The Rural Geography group of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, feels honoured to host the 3rd European Rural Geography Conference. 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 challenges, and the ways in which the rural is produced and reproduced, are all changing rapidly. This brings forward new research questions and asks for new approaches, both in terms of theoretical perspectives and in terms of empirics, on topics such as population developments, socio-spatial inequalities, governance and policies, economic challenges, quality of life, smart villages, landscape transitions, rural entrepreneurship, agricultural transformations, rural housing, energy transitions and climate change adaptation.

Call for abstracts

To submit an abstract, we ask for a brief description of the theme and content you would like to present on (max 250 words). The abstract should also include a (working) title, up to 5 keywords, your name and your co-authors if applicable.  We appreciate a maximum of two abstract submissions per person.

Submission deadline: 31 January 2023 extended to 14 February 2023

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