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New Wave 2018

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you for participation at the 10th International Student and Early Career Conference NEW WAVE, which will take place in Prague, Czechia, on 31st May – 1st June, 2018.

The NEW WAVE conference draws post-graduate and researchers from the fields of physical and social geography, cartography, demography, sociology, urban planning and related disciplines to share and discuss their research in a friendly and open-minded atmosphere with a multidisciplinary audience.

The conference program is to be found here: CONFERENCE PROGRAM 

The book of abstracts is available here: ABSTRACT BOOK

The conference is organized by the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development and Geographical Institute, Faculty of Science, Charles University. 


The conference program includes:


Mona Domosh, Dartmouth College: “Geoeconomics, economic geography, and the rise of American global power in the early 20th century

Natasha Webster, Stockholm University: “Learning from women entrepreneurs: Reflections on early careers in academia

Lukáš Makovský, Prague Institute of Planning and Development: “Strategic planning in Prague: Aim,
methods and implementation

CONFERENCE DINNER: U Dobré Myšlenky restaurant, Podskalská 366/27, Prague 2


Important information for participants:

HOST: Geographical Institute, Faculty of Science, Charles University

VENUE: Albertov 6, Prague, Czechia

We encourage you to submit complete session proposals, individual papers and poster presentations. Please submit your abstract(s) of no more than 200 words via the registration form below, or register your participation without a contribution.

The session proposal should include 3-4 papers with a similar topic. If you are submitting a session proposal, please, make sure that every participant is registered separately using the registration form for we have all necessary information about her or him. 

No single presentation should exceed 15 minutes (plus 5 minutes for discussion). The poster should not be larger than A0 format. 


REGISTRATION FORM: http://bit.ly/NWregistration 

Registration is still available for attendance without paper. 

FEES: free of charge

Participation and attendance at the conference are free of charge  (including the workshop expenses). Travel costs, accommodation and dinner expenses are not covered by organizers.


CONTACT: new.wave@natur.cuni.cz



We encourage presenting authors to submit their papers to the following journal:

  • Klaudyán: Internet Journal of Historical Geography and Environmental History


The NEW WAVE conference is organized under the auspices of: 


We look forward to seeing you in Prague!

Organizing committee



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