Schedule at a glance.

Final program.

List of sessions, papers and excursions.

Please, revisit the webpage to see find an updated programme.

Sessions, order of presentations and paper abstract

A Children and Youth

B Development Planning

C Economic Geography

D Education

E Environment and Sustainability Studies

F Gender Studies

G Geographies of Inequality: Theory/methodology

H Housing Studies, Segregation and Well-being

I Landscape Studies

J Migration and Mobility Studies

K Political Geographies

L Rural Studies

M Tourism

N Urban Studies – Urbanities

O General Session

Other panels and lectures

A Children and Youth

A1 Children and young people in the development of marginal regions

A2 Inequalities and the Geographies of Children and Young People: new approaches and debates

A3 Youth and Inequality: perceptions, experiences and aspirations

A4 Young People’s Counter-politics in Urban Space

B Development Planning

B1 Is there a Nordic ‘Planning Culture’? Exploring commonalities and differences in times of growing complexity and inequalities

B2 Regional development: theoretical approaches and empirical studies

B3 Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI): A ‘Social and Ethical Turn’ in Development?

B4 Territorial cohesion: between past and future

B5 Territorial Stigmatization in a Scandinavian Context

B6 The inequality of abstract vs. embodied experiences in development planning

B8 Transporting inequalities: on transport in urban and regional Inequalities

B9 Strategies for shrinking cities, regions and municipalities - Critical perspectives on political, social, economic and administrative challenges

C Economic Geography 

C1 Austerities, economic crises and neoliberalisms: experiences of children, young people and families

C2 Changing landscapes of labour – theorizing the spatialities, temporalities and possibilities of work in times of flexibility and transnationalism

C3 Cultural Production Within, Against and Beyond Inequalities

C4 Geographies of inequality, time and hardship: yesterday, today and tomorrow

C6 Is sharing really caring? A roundtable on sharing economies, social justice and (in)equalities

C7 Land rent and crises: economic, housing and environmental

C8 Postcapitalist Futurologies

C9 Resilient or vulnerable? Towns in transition

C12 Cultural and creative industries and the service economy

D Education

D1 Geography and Education

E Environment and Sustainability Studies

E1 Environment and Sustainable Development in India: Challenges for Future

E2 Geographies of Death and Remembrance: place-making, mobilities, diversity and sustainability

E3 Knowledge inequalities in the transition to sustainability

E4 Inequalities in eco-friendly behaviours and practices

E6 Political ecologies of nature conservation

E7 Geographies of the Anthropocene-in-crisis: Twilight of humanity or Accelerando?

E8 Valuable natural resources in an unequal world: What works in addressing inequality in accessing valuable natural resources and their revenues?

F Gender Studies

F2 Gender, the Heterosexual Decent Family and Everyday Urban Geographies

F3 Migration and Mobilities at the Nexus of Race, Gender, and Sexuality

F3:4 Panel Queer Asyl Seekers, Migration and Integration Processes

F4 Unequal Scales of Global/Local and the Sexuality of Development in South-Asia

F5 Women in geography: is there a disciplinary glass ceiling?

G Geographies of Inequality: Theory/methodology

G1 Authors meet readers: Margit Mayer, Catharina Thörn and Håkan Thörn (eds.) (2016): Urban Uprisings. Challenging Neoliberal Urbanism in Europe, Palgrave MacMillan, London

G2 Conceptualising a Trans-species Carceral Geography

G4 Geographies of trauma: spatialities, effects, inequalities

G7 Histories and geographies of Nordic Geographies

G8 Beyond Displacement: Conceptual and Methodological Issues

G9 Power of Space: Urban research in an age of Anglo-American privilege

G10 Swedish Geography, the Anglo-american academe, and a more than Anglophone world. (panel session)

G11 Visualizing Inequalities. Engaging with (critical) visual methods in Geography

H Housing Studies, Segregation and Well-being

H1 Comparative studies of segregation

H3 Housing market change and housing construction in the 21st century: Segregation, inequality, public housing, marketization, gentrification

I Landscape Studies

I1 Ethnographic explorations of ecological transformation of landscapes under commercialization

I3 Impact assessments in contested landscapes: rights, resistance, and co-management

I4 Landscapes ahead! - ongoing (PhD) research on landscape and place in the Nordic realm

I5 The Unequal Arctic

I8 The dilemmas of living with landscapes of renewable energy

J Migration and Mobility Studies

J1 Disciplining (Im)Mobilities’

J2 Everyday Mobilities: Family and individual experiences of translocalities

J3 Migration and the Spaces of Sanctuary

J4 Migration: Inequalities and belonging

J5 Post- and de-colonial perspectives on the European Refugee‘Crisis’

J6 The New Geography of Immigration and Integration in the Nordic Region

J7 The Politics of Movement

J8 The ACME Journal Lecture: “Browning Europe – dehumanized migration policy and the resurrection of fascism” Cancelled

K Political Geographies

K1 Arctic Energy: Hydrocarbon Riches & Local Energy Vulnerability

K2 Brexit Futures: Roundtable Discussion

K3 Doing Critical Praxis-Oriented Research: Responses to Geographies of Inequality in Canada

K4 More than just energy - perspectives on justice in current and future energy systems

K5 Inequalites and realities: reflections on ontology and politics

K6 New European geographies of nationalism: racist social movements and the increasing power of the new right

K7 Legal & Spatial Inequalities of Indigenous Territorial Rights

K8 Post-politics: New forms of Governing, Rationalities and Effects

K9 Performing urgency: space, performance and politics

K10 Policy mobilities in and beyond the Nordic countries

K11 The ICE LAW Project: Law, Territory, Resources, and Mobilities in Frozen Environments

K13 Producing precarity: Food security, food justice, and labour in food systems

L Rural Studies

L1 Interpreting agrarian change in the era of globalization: Making sense of farm-level transitions and the role of locality

L2 Peripherality and Remoteness

L3 Rural entrepreneurship – Knowledge, innovations, diversification and value creation – strategies for coping with a changing world

L4 Whose development? Competing development models and growing inequality in access to natural resources in rural Africa

M Tourism

M1 Arctic Communities and Tourism Development: Local Responses to Global Change

M2 Critical geographies of tourism development in the Nordic peripheries

M3 Tourism destinations as terrains of inequity: critical perspectives of uneasy development strategies

M4 The Inequalities of Tourism: The Unequal Distribution of the Costs and Benefits of Tourism and Mobility Capital in the Twenty-Frist Century

N Urban Studies – Urbanities

N1 Challenges of the Green City – Policies, Practices and Innovations

N2 Cities and Ethnicities: Encounters, conflicts and power

N3 Cities, geopolitical violence and everyday sensitivities: Towards affective and emotional urban geopolitics

N4 ‘Creativity from below’? Urban elites and creative/cultural producers in the contested socio-political construction and practice of urban ‘creativity’

N5 Nordic light on the suburb as place, discourse and planning project

N6 Promises of participatory and communicative planning. Nordic practices of and perspectives on participatory urban planning

N7 Smart for whom? An exploration of the social and environmental aspects of smart urbanism

N8 Artist strategies and methods of resistance in the regenerated city

N9 Taking on Urban Fragmentation

N11 Urban contestations

N12 Urban demolition and urban regeneration in the context of inequality

N13 Urban living labs between hype and inequalities: how to support sustainability transformations in an everyday geography of collaboration?

N14 Walking Through Urban Geographies

N15 Disappearing Acts: Urban Social Justice & the Visibility-Invisibility Dialectic

N16 The Right to Urban Green Space: access and use of nature in the city

O General session

O1 Geographies of rights, commodifications, learning practices and migration issues

Other panels and extra sessions

Fennia Panel Challenges of Publishing in the Anglo-centered academy

Political Geography Lecture