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Royal Geographical Society conference 2021 series highlights

The series below represent the best in international research in their areas, with exciting insights into urban planning, transport, smart technologies and more.

You can use the code RGS21 to get 50% off all our Human Geography and Environment and Sustainability books until 3 September.  

If you’re interested in writing for one of our series, you can find out more about how to submit a proposal on each individual series page. Click on the ‘find out more’ links below. 



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Urban Transport Futures

This series examines the ways that urban transport intersects with technological evolution, sustainability and climate change and social justice. Find out more 

Watch editor Billy Rigg's video and find out the topics of interest for this series.



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Creating Smart and Sharing Cities

This new series will bring together critical analyses, case studies, international and trans-disciplinary research to help realise the promise of smart sharing for just and sustainable cities. Find out more 

Watch editor Duncan McLaren's video call for proposals.



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Urban Policy, Planning and the Built Environment

This international series provides critical analyses of the challenges confronting cities at the intersection between markets, public policy and the built environment, as well as the responses emerging from these challenges. Find out more about the series and how to submit a proposal here.

Watch editor Nick Gallent's short video on the series.

New in the series: O'Callaghan The New Urban Ruins

Out now in paperback: Salet (The Self-Build Experience) and Sturzaker (Rescaling Urban Governance)



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Spaces and Practices of Justice

This series explores different approaches to questions of justice grounded within everyday experiences and spaces. It welcomes proposals on topics including food justice, scholar-activism, social movements, gender, sexuality, race, childhood, labour, trade, domestic spaces, environmental relations and consumption. Find out more about the series here.

Series editor Agatha Herman invites book proposals from across the RGS community and beyond. Watch this short video from Agatha.

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