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The International Geographical Union - Commission on the Mediterranean Basin organizes a conference on Mediterranean Sustainability Between Climate Change and Human Mobility
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Jun 01, 2016 09:00 AM to Jun 05, 2016 05:00 PM (Europe/Vienna / UTC200)
Antalya (Turkey)
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Main topics:
  • Mediterranean climate current changes.
  • Future climate changes projections in the Mediterranean area.
  • Rural development and mountain communities.
  • Urban planning in Mediterranean cities and issues of sustainability.
  • Urban heat islands, access to natural resources: health, well-being and citizenship issues.
  • Sea level changes and coastal effects.
  • Impacts on Tourism activities.
  • Climate change and impacts on minorities, marginal groups, women and vulnerable groups.
  • Climate change and mobility: citizenships and integration governance issues.
  • Climate change and international politics and relations.
  • Adaptation policies and governance issues.

The Conference will be chaired by Barbaros Gönençgil (Istanbul University and Turkish Geographical Society) and Maria Paradiso (University of Sannio and IGU Commission Mediterranean Basin) and co-sponsored by Turkish Geographical Society, Ankara University and Istanbul University.

Steering Committee:
COMB (Annick Douguédroit, Maria Paradiso);
TGS-Turkish Geographical Society (Barbaros Gönençgil, Ahmet Ertek);
Ankara University Geography Dept. (Hakan Yiğitbaşıoğlu, İhsan Çiçek).
Ankara University Congress Center

Çolaklı, Manavgat, Antalya

Important dates:

Deadline for abstracts: 1st March, 2016

Abstract review: 15th March, 2016

Registration deadline: 15th April, 2016


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