Emerging Rural Researchers – Mapping Rural Futures


Lingjia Zhao, Loughborough University (L.Zhao4@lboro.ac.uk)
Fidel Budy, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) (fidelbudy@gmail.com)

The annually held Rural Geography Research Group session serves as a vibrant platform for the exploration of cutting-edge concepts within rural geography, showcasing the …

Emerging Discourse of Human Vulnerability and Global Change through Rural Plantationocene


Dr. Manoranjan Ghosh, Assistant Professor of Climate Change and Sustainability Studies, Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA), Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune. Email- manoranjan.ghosh@ssla.edu.in

Prof. Somnath Ghosal, Centre for Rural Development and Innovative Sustainable Technology, Indian Institute of Technology …

Mapping a Research Agenda for Planetary Rural Geographies


Michael Woods, Aberystwyth University, m.woods@aber.ac.uk

Damian Maye, University of Gloucestershire, dmaye@glos.ac.uk

Chi-Mao Wang, National Taiwan University, chimaowang@ntu.edu.tw

In a recent paper in Dialogues in Human Geography, Wang et al (2023) propose a new framework for ‘planetary rural geographies’. The …

Revisiting rural mobilities in turbulent times

Prof. Sarah Neal (University of Sheffield)
Dr Anna Gawlewicz (University of Glasgow)
Dr Jesse Heley (Aberystwyth University)
Rhys Dafydd Jones (Aberystwyth University)

Rural spaces have always been defined by mobility even as they have been presented as fixed and static. …

New and Emerging Rural Researchers

Session conveners: Théo Lenormand (tlenormand@glos.ac.uk) and Emanuele Amo (ema18@aber.ac.uk)

Keywords: Rural geography, Crisis, Change, Social science, Countryside

This annually held Rural Geography Research Group session looks to explore new and emerging ideas across rural geography by discussing the work of …