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Welcome to the Rural Geographers Research Group of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers).  You can find information about the committee, events, Post Graduate Researchers (PGRs) and research and teaching resources as well as details of how to join the research group. 

Island of Elba, Italy

The 2021 RGS-IBG Annual International Conference will  be held at The  Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in London from Tuesday 31 August to Friday 3 September 2021. Professor Uma Kothari (University of Manchester) will chair the meeting with its carried-over theme ‘Borders, borderlands and bordering’.  See RGRG sponsored sessions on our Conference Session Call page here  More information: conference website. 

RGS, Kensington Gore London

For new PGR blogs see our PGR page

Covid 19 and implications for rural communities: links via Scottish Universities, CCRI on News pages here & A Centre for Rural Economy rapid assessment of the effect of Covid-19 on rural economies here

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RGRG webpages: https://rgrg.co.uk/

RGS-IBG webpages: https://www.rgs.org/

RGS-IBG 2021 conference: https://rgspostgradforum.org/rgs-ibg-annual-international-conference-2020-2

We will be running a design competition for a new RGRG Logo to celebrate our pending 50th anniversary and hope to see lots of insightful and creative entries.  We will put details on the RGRG website in due course but please see Bruce Scholten’s (Newsletter Editor) designs to get the ball rolling.