Participation for sustainable, resilient, and equitable futures: Where are we heading?

By: Caitlin Hafferty (Countryside and Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire), Bruna Montuori (School of Architecture, Royal College of Art, London), Dr Susanne Börner* (School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham & School of Public Health, Universidade de Sao Paulo), Kahina Meziant (Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, Northumbria University), Fred Dunwoodie Stirton (Countryside and Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire), Dr Thea Wingfield (Department of Geography and Planning, University of Liverpool).…

Contemporary Issues in Participatory Geography: Event Programme

We are excited to launch the full programme for our online event, Contemporary Issues in Participatory Geography: Challenges, Opportunities, and New Directions. The event will be held online via Zoom on the 12th and 13th May 2021. Register for free here:

Contemporary Issues in Participatory Geography: Challenges, Adaptations, and New Directions

A trans-disciplinary online event in cutting-edge participatory research

Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th of May 2021

Register here:

Keep up-to-date: follow @PYGYRG and #PARTICIPATORY21

*** UPDATE 26/04/2021 – the event programme is live, view here ***

*** UPDATE 26/04/2021 – call for sessions now closed ***

Sponsored by the Participatory Geographies Research Group of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

Annual General Meeting & Call for Participation

The Participatory Geographies Research Group (PyGyRG) committee warmly invites you to our online RGS-IBG PyGyRG AGM and Discussant Event.  

11am to 1pm (BST) on 2nd September 2020.

To attend, please register in advance at:

After registering, you will receive a Zoom link for joining the meeting.…

Participatory Geographies Away Weekend 24th & 25th May 2019 BOOK NOW

A4 Colour poster for display available from

Second Call for participation

All Bursaries have now been allocated but some regular places are still available.

A call to all those interested in participatory geographies (both faculty and students). The PYGYRG annual away weekend will be held at the ‘Fortwilliam Backpakers’ hostel

Interrogating Form: Creative and Cultural Participatory Practice


13th June  11am – 5pm.        Newbridge Project, Carliol House, Market Street, Newcastle  

Free, but please bring your own lunch (cafes and shops nearby)

Where environments and communities are stressed, scenes of hope and resistance persist. This workshop thinks about the place of cultural and creative participatory practice in the formation of such scenes.…