Ghent 2018

The 9th meeting of the Summer Institute will be hosted by the Department of Geography at Ghent University, Belgium, July 8-13, 2018, prior to the Fifth Global Conference in Economic Geography in Cologne, Germany which will take place later in the same month.

The Ghent meeting is being organized by Ben Derudder, Frank Witlox, Jamie Peck, and Christian Berndt.

This event is generously supported by:

Universiteit Gent

Economic Geography/Clark University

Environment & Planning A: Economy and space

Featured speakers

Jennifer ClarkJennifer Clark
Associate Professor, School of Public Policy; Director, Center for Urban Innovation
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

 

Andrés Rodríguez-PoseAndrés Rodríguez-Pose
Professor of Economic Geography, Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics, UK

 

Michael SamersMichael Samers
Associate Professor of Economic and Urban Geography, Department of Geography, University of Kentucky, USA

 

Kendra StraussKendra Strauss
Associate Professor and Director, Labour Studies Program; Associate Member, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Canada

 

Erik SwyngedouwErik Swyngedouw
Professor of Geography, School of Education, Environment and Development, University of Manchester, UK

 

Travel stipends are available to those that need them.  Accommodation and local meeting costs are covered by the organizers.

To apply for a place at the Ghent meeting, please go to the Apply page.

 

The 10th meeting of the Summer Institute will take place in Latin America in 2020. Further details will be posted here when available.