Call for session proposals – RGS-IBG 2014 – Deadline soon!

It’s that time of year again – not Christmas, but the Call for Session Proposals for the Royal Geographical Society and Institute of British Geographers Annual Conference (or RGS-IBG2014 for short – see here).

If you would like to have your session sponsored by TGRG, please submit your session proposal to k.pangbourne@abdn.ac.uk (cc Angela.Curl@glasgow.ac.uk) by Thursday 12 December 2013, please see below for details.

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Unequal and uneven mobility and its social consequences

This session report by Karen Lucas (Institute of Transport Studies, Leeds University) and Kate Pangbourne (University of Aberdeen) (Session Chairs) describes two sessions that took place on the morning of Friday 30th August (see the session on the RGS-IBG website here and here).
In making the call for papers for this session, a key aim was to draw researchers from a diverse a range of disciplines and methodological approaches into the TGRG. As such, we were pleased that the eight paper presenters discussed a broad spectrum of research relating to the issue of unequal mobility and its social consequences and brought in some new researchers, as well as plenty of TGRG faithful followers. Details of the talks are described below.

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