Planetary Rural Geographies

Convenors: Michael Woods, Aberystwyth University,
Damian Maye, University of Gloucestershire,
Chi-Mao Wang, National Taiwan University,


The provocative thesis of planetary urbanization has been countered in recent literature by calls for geographies of planetary ruralization (Krause, 2012; …

Reassessing rural communities and social relations in turbulent times

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


The last two decades have …