Celebrating 50 years of PopGRG

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Population Geography Research Group invite you to take part in the webinar to Celebrate 50 years of PopGRG

Wednesday 3rd November 2021, 12-14.00 GMT (Zoom)

The event is open to all and free to attend.

To register visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpfumgrD0oH9Re-71EP2N9hTK_zqcKGIut

This event forms part of the PopGRG 50th Anniversary Festival. Aimed at an academic audience, the purpose of the event is to:

  • Document the contributions, foci and practices of 50 years of the Research Group
  • Encourage debate on the research agenda for Population Geography
  • Raise the profile of Population Geography within and beyond the sub-discipline and UK
  • Inspire a broader engagement with PopGRG


  1. Welcome, Introductions and Introduction to the PopGRG 50th Anniversary Festival
  • Reflecting on 50 years of PopGRG  – PopGRG Committee Members
  • Reflections from Invited Panel Contributors:
  • Professor Phil Rees (University of Leeds)
  • Dr George Tan (Charles Darwin University)
  • Dr James Esson (Loughborough University)
  • Professor Brenda Yeo (National University of Singapore)
  • Dr Sarah-Marie Hall (University of Manchester)
  • Catherine Souch/Dr Sarah Evans (RGS-IBG)
  • Q&A discussion
  • Summary and Close; what’s coming up from PopGRG

The meeting will remain open for those who would like to continue the conversation informally.

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