The Commission on Gender and Geography of the International Geographical Union is an active group of 750 geographers from 53 different countries in all parts of the world. The Commission has an active program on gender issues in many countries, organizing several meetings each year and expanding its intellectual network through newsletters and academic publications.


Activities in 2016

  • International Seminar: Gendering Qualitative Methods: People, Power and Place
    December 12-13, 2016, Manipal University, Manipal, India
  • International Conference on Feminist Geographies and Intersectionality: Places, Identities and Knowledges, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 14-16 July 2016 - see activities page for announcement
  • The 33rd International Geographical Congress, 21-25 August 2016, Beijing - see activities page for thematic sessions of the IGU Commission on Gender and Geography


The Commission has initiated YES!: the Commission's Young and Early Career Scholars committee. See Members page for the steering committee members of YES!


Working papers and reports of the IGU Commission on Gender and Geography can be downloaded from the Publications page.




Leaflet Commission on Gender and Geography



Editor: Dr Joos Droogleever Fortuijn. Last update: Monday, November 7, 2016 16:36 .