The Commission on Gender and Geography of the International Geographical Union is an active group of about 670 geographers from 50 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 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


Activities in 2015

  • Gendered Rights to the City: Intersections of Identity & Power, April 19-20, 2015
    Feminist Geography Conference, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (Pre-AAG IGU Gender & Geography Commission Conference) - see activities page for theme
  • IGU Regional Conference on 'Geography, Culture and Society for Our Future Earth', 17-22 August 2015 in Moscow, Russia - see activities page for theme






Leaflet Commission on Gender and Geography



Editor: Dr Joos Droogleever Fortuijn. Last update: Thursday, November 26, 2015 12:11 .