GCEG 2018, Cologne – Newsletter December 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Welcome to our latest newsletter to keep you informed about the 5th GCEG 2018 to be held in Cologne from July 24 to July 28, 2018.

1. Submit your abstract

The call for abstracts is open until March 15, 2018. Please use the online system on our website. You do not have to register for the conference before your abstract has been accepted. We will try to accept abstracts quickly and as soon as possible after your submission. This link provides you with more information on the registration process: https://www.gceg2018.com/registration.html

2. Plenary I

The GCEG is proud to announce the first confirmed Plenary Session organized by Harald Bathelt (Geography, University of Toronto) and Michael Storper (Geography, LSE, UCLA, Sciences Po Paris) on July 24, 2018:

The Geographical Roots of Inequality and the Future of the Liberal International Order

Panelists will include:

-    Kathy Cramer (Political Science, Wisconsin, US)
-    Ron Inglehart (Political Science, Michigan, US)
-    Cristóbal Kaltwasser (Political Science, Santiago, Chile)
-    Ron Martin (Geography, Cambridge, UK)

Please find more information about this Plenary Session and other Plenary Sessions announced in the future here.

3. GCEG Excursions

In addition to the scientific sessions at the conference venue, a wide choice of academic excursions is being provided by the GCEG 2018. You can either book excursions during the registration process or later via booking additional packages. All the information about the half-day excursions and full-day excursions (which are all now scheduled) can be found on our website.

Finally, we would like to wish you all a great holiday season and us all a very successful new year. We look forward to welcoming you in Cologne in 2018!

Yours sincerely,

Boris Braun, Peter Dannenberg, Martina Fuchs and Javier Revilla Diez
Local Organizing Committee

Global Conference on Economic Geography 2018

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