13 Sep

Rural Mobilities: Towards Applied and Transformative Understandings

Organized by María Cristina Manzano-Munguía (Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla) and Mark Watson and Kregg Hetherington (Concordia University, Montreal).  For two days in March 2017 in the historic colonial City of Puebla in central Mexico, organizers will bring together a group of international scholars to explore the possibilities and challenges of applying a mobilities approach to […]

8 Mar

Call for Papers: Rural Drinking Water Session at Canadian Association of Geographers Conference

At the upcoming Canadian Association of Geographers Conference (www.cag-acg2016.ca) a special session is being organized on Rural Drinking Water. The special session organizer is currently seeking contributions to the session. See below for details. Protecting Canada’s drinking water systems (everything from source to tap) is a fundamental component of planning sustainable communities and safeguarding the […]

7 Mar

Call for Papers: State of Rural Canada Sessions

In fall 2015 the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation’s (CRRF) released “The State of Rural Canada 2015” (http://sorc.crrf.ca). With contributions from across the country, the report demonstrated that rural Canada is facing a mix of demographic, economic, and social challenges. However, rural Canada has also proven itself to be highly innovative in terms of responding to the […]

14 Feb

Graduate Student – Faculty Workshop on Migration-Related Research

Are you a graduate student with a journal manuscript, conference paper, dissertation chapter, or report that could benefit from feedback? Are you interested in learning more about the publication process? The Pathways to Prosperity Partnership’s (P2P) Standing Committee for Student Engagement (http://p2pcanada.ca/) and the Student Concerns Subcommittee of the Canadian Sociological Association invite graduate students […]

1 Jan

2016 Conference

The 2016 CRRF rural conference will be co-hosted with the Rural Policy Learning Commons in Guelph, Ontario from October 12-15, 2016. Check out www.guelph2016.crrf.ca for more details.

26 Oct

PhD and MA Opportunities in Oil-Tourism Tensions and Relationships in the North Atlantic

Four Graduate Student Positions (2 MA and 2 PhD) are being recruited for Fall 2016 to assist with the project, The Oil-Tourism Interface and Social-Ecological Change in the North Atlantic. This research adopts an international comparative approach to studying the connections and tensions between offshore oil and nature-oriented tourism as pathways for social-ecological development at sites […]

9 Oct

Call for Papers: Globalization and Everyday Life in Rural Areas

Paper proposals are invited for the ‘Daily Practices and Global Countrysides’ at the International Rural Sociology Association Congress, 10-14 August 2014 at Ryerson University, Toronto.  Details of the session are outlined below. The session organizer will liaise in the selection of papers and papers may be moved between the sessions to produce coherent groupings of […]

9 Oct

Call for papers: Daily Practices and Global Countrysides

Paper proposals are invited for the ‘Daily Practices and Global Countrysides’ at the International Rural Sociology Association Congress, 10-14 August 2014 at Ryerson University, Toronto.  Details of the session are outlined below. The session organizer will liaise in the selection of papers and papers may be moved between the sessions to produce coherent groupings of […]

29 Sep

CPSA Environmental Politics Workshop Call for Presentations

Are you thinking of going to the Canadian Political Science conference, May 31-June 2nd, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta? Please consider submitting your paper to our environmental politics workshop. Kate Neville and Andrea Olive from the University of Toronto political science department are seeking contributions on environmental politics, broken down into 5 panels. Note that these […]