Category: Forthcoming events

4th Global Conference in EconGeog, Oxford 2015

Announcing the Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography, Oxford, 19-22 August 2015. 

View the conference flyer here.

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Oxford conf flyerThe Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography, titled Mapping Economies in Transformation, will take place in Oxford, UK, on 19-22 August 2015. Building on the success of previous global conferences held in Singapore, Beijing and Seoul, the Conference is expected to attract hundreds of scholars with the objective to foster interdisciplinary worldwide dialogue on the state of the art and the future agenda of economic geography.

Key themes of the conference will include: consumption, digital, emerging, financial, green, innovation, labour, political, resource, regional, social, and urban economies, as well as epistemologies for understanding the world in transformation.

Announcement made on behalf of:
Professor Dariusz Wojcik <>
School of Geography and the Environment
University of Oxford

Previous conferences:
Global Conference on Economic Geography, Singapore (2000) 
Second Global Conference on Economic Geography, Beijing (2007)
Third Global Conference on Economic Geography, Seoul (2011)

Summer Institute in Economic Geography 2014


The next meeting will be hosted by the Department of Human Geography at the Goethe Universitaet Frankfurt am Main, 20-26 July, 2014.

Featured speakers

Brett Christophers

Brett Christophers
Associate Professor of Geography, Institute for Housing and Urban Research
Uppsala University, Sweden
Susan Christopherson

Susan Christopherson
Professor of City and Regional Planning
Cornell University, USA


Mark Lorenzen
Professor of Business Economics
Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Katherine Rankin Katharine Rankin
Associate Professor of Geography, Program in Planning
University of Toronto, Canada

Marion Werner

Marion Werner
Assistant Professor of Geography
University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA



  • Department of Human Geography, Goethe Universitaet Frankfurt am Main
  • Economic Geography
  • Sage Publications


The event is open to early career researchers in economic geography (doctoral students at or beyond the fieldwork stage; postdoctoral researchers in universities, think tanks and research institutes; and lecturers or tenure-track faculty within the first three years of appointment).

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