Commission on Geographical Education of the International Geographical Union Conference 2016


Fieldtrip and special symposium

August 18-19, 2016

East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

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Introduction

We are pleased to announce that the fieldtrip and special symposium of IGU-CGE Conference 2016(Commission on Geographical Education of the International Geographical Union Conference 2016) will be held in Shanghai, China during August 18 – 19, 2016. There will be many new scholars and friends to join the academic discussions, shed light on common topics from new perspectives, and interact with unique cultural backgrounds. Please come and join us to celebrate this exciting gala of geographers all over the world in the beautiful August of Shanghai.

The fieldtrip and special symposium will be held at East China Normal University (ECNU), Shanghai (18 – 19 August). On 18 August, there will be a special symposium with special sessions to understand the state of geography education in China as well as a visit to the Geography Education Laboratory and school visits. This will be followed by a sightseeing tour of Shanghai. On 19 August, the delegation will visit Tongli,an ancient town in Suzhou as the fieldtrip.

Organizer:
School of Geographic Sciences, East China Normal University (ECNU), China
Shanghai Geography Education and Teaching Research Base (SGETR), ECNU, China
Co-Organizers: Commission on Geographical Education of the International Geographical Union