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The Ocean and Seas in Geographical Thought
IGU Thematic conference

Conference venue: Milan (Italy), University of Milano-Bicocca, 6-7 June 2023
Post-conference excursion: Venice (Italy), 8-9 June 2023


As a contribution to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), we propose to organise a thematic conference of the IGU, focusing the ocean and seas as complex and relational geographical ‘objects’ through a plurality of foci. For centuries, the ocean and seas have
been means for connecting people and at the same time separating them, corresponding to different functions through different times and cultures.

November 10, 2022

Call for sessions


Submission deadlines
September 9 – November 10, 2022
Acceptance: November 17, 2022

November 10, 2022
January 9, 2022

Call for abstracts

Submission deadlines
December 7, 2022 – January 9, 2023
Acceptance: February 6, 2023

January 9, 2022
April 3, 2023

Early birds registration

Fee
Everyone € 225
Early careers and young scholars (up to 35) € 125

April 3, 2023
May 7, 2023

Regular registration

Fee
Everyone € 300
Early careers and young scholars (up to 35) € 150

May 7, 2023
June 6, 2023

Conference

University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)
Tuesday 6 June and Wednesday 7 June 2023

June 6, 2023
June 8, 2023

Post-conference excursion

Venice (Italy)
Thursday 8 June and Friday 9 June 2023

June 8, 2023

Local organizer
Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg, Dept Human Sciences for Education “Riccardo Massa”
University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy