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January 2012
Köln 2012, 2nd Circular
Enlighting Tourism, Naples, 14-15 September
European Journal of Geography, downloadable Number 2
Rural Women, opportunities, threats, challenges, Berne, 20-22 August
Geography of Governance Session for Koeln 2012
Mediterranean Renaissance Program
ICSU: New Executive Director appointed
International Cartographic Association Conference, Dresden 25-30 August
Borderscapes III, Trieste (Italy), 28-30 June
LESGRUPO welcomes articles on Intersection of gender and sexual orientation
Design & Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning, 26-28 August
Interpretation and Evaluation for Geoparks: volume X of the Home of Geography Series

February 2012
Singapore, fellowship at the Asia Research Institute in the National University
Landscapes: perception, knowledge, awareness and action, Bucharest, 11-13 May 2012
Task Force Olympiad (TF08.O3), Report of activities 2008-2012
ICSU Insight, February 2012

March 2012
Researching migrants as a migrant researcher, call for papers for a special issue
Borderscapes III, Trieste (Italy), 28-30 June, update
International Conference on Living with Difference, Leeds 12-13 September 2012
Joint IGU and ISPRS Seminar on Geo-Frontier Understanding, 15 March 2012, Report
3rd Congresses (joint) on Software Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Wuhan, 6-8 November 2012
Message from President Ron Abler
European Journal of Geography, vol.3 n.1 available on line

April 2012
MYCOE and AAG call for young-led sustainable development projects to be presented in Rio+20 UN Conference
Contributions for the next Newsletter of the IGU Commission on Geographical Education
Conference on Career Orientation, Education and Gendered School, Basel, 23-24 November 2012
Joint events: Image and Signal Processings,and BioMedical Engineering and Informatics, Chongqing, 16-18 November 2012
Position available in the University of Singapore
Students uprising in Canada, ignored by the press
Antipode Foundation: funding opportunity for critical/radical geographers
C08.10, e-Newsletter 10, April 2012

May 2012
Commission Gender and Geography, Newsletter 48, May 2012
Commission Gender and Geography, Newsletter 48,May 2012, Spanish edition (translation Maria Dolors)
Report of the AAG Annual Conference, New York, 24-28 February 2012
ICSU, Future Earth Framework
CEDRET, Gender and the Spatial Turn, Paris, 16-17 November
34th Indian Geography Congress, Patna 2-4 November 2012
7th International Conference on Population Geographies, Groningen, The Netherlands, 25-28 June 2013
Join and contribute to Rio+20 Dialogues on Sustainable Development
EUROGEO Newsletter, May 2012
ICSU News, May 2012

June 2012
Joint Initiative IGU-ICA on toponimy in progress
Prestigious Swedish Award to Prof. Dieter Soyez
Newsletter for IGU 2012, June 2012 (English and French)
Landscape in a Changing World, Intensive Summer Course, Lesvos (Greece), 19-28 September
Proposal for 2013 as International Year of Deltas
4th International Conference on Emotional Geographies, Groningen, 1-3 July 2013
International Social Sciences Council, call for contributions
C08.13_Spring 2012Commission on Geography of Governance, Newsletter Spring 2012

July 2012
XV. International Conference of Historical Geographers, Prague 6-10 August
GeoTunis 2013 (English, French, Arabic)
Career orientations, education systems, and gendered school-to-work transitions, University of Basel, 23-24 November 2012
International Cartographic Conference, Dresden (Germany), 20-25 August 2013
Tourism and the shifting values of Cultural Heritage, Taipei 5-9 April 2013, call for papers
Geoinformatics for Biodiversity and Climate Change, Rohtak (Haryana) India, 14-16 March 2013
Numerical statistics from Cologne 2012-2: total adhesion from out Germany (to undestand why, see next item)
Numerical statistics from Cologne 2012-1; to include German people, just the first countries can be visible
Cologne not German participants, cartographic image: country size in map (created by Benjamin D. Hennig, University of Sheffield) shows the proportion of registered participants.
Cologne total registered participants: country size in map (created Benjamin D. Hennig (University of Sheffield) shows the proportion of registered participants.

August 2012
New IGU Commission and ICA Working Group on Toponimy joint Meeting in Cologne 2012
Coastal Islands and Tropical Tourism, Kota Kinibalu, Sabah, 16-18 April 2013
Symposium on Geography and his Public, Manchester, 22-28 July 2013 (English)
Symposium Géographie et sphère publique, Manchester, 22-28 Juillet 2013 (Français)
Comenius Digital Earth course for European Teacher approved: Salzburg, 24 February-1 March 2013, free participation.
St.Andrews International Trust, Conference on Women/Youth empowerment, Conference Center, Plymouth, 22 October-5 November 2012

September 2012
Important document on Japan earthquake and tsunami 2011, 1
Important document on Japan earthquake and tsunami 2011, 2
Landscape as a new strategy for Spatial Planning, Thessalonica, 2-3 October 2013: English and French
Association American Geographers, Conference, Los Angeles 9-13 April 2013,
The Newsletter of European Association of Geographers (Eurogeo) becomes open access
ICSU Insight, September 2012
Review of International Geographical Education on line, Volume 2, #2, now available
Ionospheric disturbances observed by GPS total electron content (TEC) and ionosonde after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake
Earth Science Matters, brochure 2012
EUROGEO September Newsletter, now on line
Kazakhstan Geographic Society, International Conference "The Earth and Human Potential", Almati, 31 October-2 November 2012
Transformation in a Changing Climate, Oslo, 19-21 June 2013
A short personal comment on the Cologne IGU Congress 2012 (by an IGU VP)
Large part of Cologne IGU 2012 can now be seen with a simple click
Semana de Geografia Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, 25-28 October 2012
Emotion, Space and Society, call for book reviewers
In memoriam of Ronald John Davies
In memoriam of Neil Smith
Reorienting Geography Education & Training for Sustainable Development in India, Varanasi, 29-31 October

October 2012
Understanding Land, People and Environment, Casa Universitarilor", Bucharest, Sector 1, 46 Dionisie Lupu, Romania, 10-11 November 2012
4th EUGEO Congress, Rome, 5-7 September 2013
In memoriam of György Enyedi
LESonline, n.5, call for papers
Amsterdam Research Center for Gender and Sexuality, Spring 2013 fellow positions
Amsterdam Research Center for Gender and Sexuality, forthcoming Lectures
2012 World Congress on Human Trafficking,Prostitution and Sex Work: California University of Pennsylvania Steele Hall, November 18-23th and BCEAO Salle de Conf & Multimedia in Senegal, 26th Nov to 1st Dec 2012
Encuentro de Geógrafos de América Latina, Lima, 8-12 April 2013
CEDEJ, Révoltes et Transitions dans le Monde Arabe, Cairo, 6-8 Novembre (French)
CEDEJ, Revolts and Transitions in the Arab World, Cairo, 6-8 November (English)
Draft Report of the General Assembly in IGU 2012 Cologne
4th International Conference on Information and Communication Systems, Irbid (Jordan), 23-25 April 2013
Future Earth Newsletter, # 1
Map drawing Children Competition, Dresden (Germany), 25-30 August 2013
Report of European Geopark Conference, 19-21 September, hosted in Arouca, Portugal

November 2012
World Economic Forum,Gender Gap 2012
"Gender, Place, Culture" looking for 2 Editors
CIRSI, 3rd International Seminar "Holocaust, Genocides and Persecutions", Trieste, 11-12 December 2012
CIRSI, 3me Colloque Internationale"Holocaust, Genocides and Persecutions", Trieste, 11-12 Decembre 2012
CIRSI, 3° Convegno Internazionale"Olocausto, Genocidi e Persecuzioni", Trieste, 11-12 Dicembre 2012
CIRSI, 3 Konferenca e Tretë Ndërkombëtare "Holokausti, Gjenocide dhe Persekutime", Trieste, 11-12 Dhjetor 2012
Gender and Geography, Newsletter 49 (English, French, Spanish)
Gender Studies MA in Queens University, Kingston (Ontario, Canada)
Temple University, Philadelphia (PA): 2 places for Visiting Associated Professor
Festival Internationale de Géographie, Saint Dié des Vosges (France), 3-6 Octobre 2013
8th International Conference "Geographical Analysis, Urban Modeling, Spatial Statistics", Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam 24-27 June
Landscapes: Perception, Knowledge, Awareness and Action, Bucharest-Giurgiu (Romania), 17-19 May 2013
Commission Geographical Education, call for contributions in the next Newsletter

December 2012
GEOMED 2013, Kemer-Antalya, 10-13 June 2013
14th All Pakistan Geographical Conference, 24-26 December 2013
ICSU Insight, December 2012
EUROGEO, November 2012 News Digest
Kentucky University, African American & Africana Studies Program seeks to hire several full-time tenure-track faculty members
ICSU World Data System, Newsletter December 2012
j-reading, new journal on Didactic of Geography