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27.09. - Workshop "Understanding Different Geographies" 

From January 31st till February 3rd 2011 the workshop "Understanding Different Geographies" will take place in Puchberg am Schneeberg, Austria. The workshop is a follow-up event of "Mapping Different Geographies" in February 2009 and will again be organized by the Department of Geography and Regional Research of the University of Vienna.

Workshop website


10.09. - "Mapping Different Geographies" book available

The book "Mapping Different Geographies"  (Eds.: Kriz, Cartwright, Hurni) is now available in the Springer series 'Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography'. The book incorporates papers presented at the 2009 workshop "Mapping Different Geographies" in Puchberg am Schneeberg / Austria

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3.9. - "Deutscher Geographentag" at the University of Vienna

From September 19th till 26th the largest german geographic conference takes place at the University of Vienna. Numerous papers are presented following the topics environment, society and geocommunication. Additionally participants benefit from the well-balanced choice of excursions and workshops. Additional information and registration are available here:


13.7. - New version of CHIS available online

A new version of the Cultural History Information System for the Western Himalaya is available online. The application was developed in the scope of an interdisciplinary research network funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). A faster and more intuitive user interface as well as additional functionalities have been realized.


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