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The Historical Geography Research Centre invites you to the Military and Postmilitary Landscapes conference that is held under the Central European Conference of Historical Geographers series. The conference takes place in Prague on February 14–15, 2018.
More information on the conference website.
Registration for the conference is still open. Extended deadline for abstract submission is December 10, 2017. You can submit a paper as well as complete session proposal or you can just participate at the conference.

The 17th International Conference of Historical Geographers registration is open! The conference is organized by Warsaw University and Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences will organize in July 2018 (from 16th to 20th) in Warsaw, Poland. The deadline for the registration is 14 October 2017 if submitting any proposal. Registration form and other information such as fees, field trips, terms & conditions are available on the conference website.

The conference on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the famous Swedish-Russian map historian Leo Bagrow's death will be organized in his homeland Perm, Russia at the end of November 2017. More information (in Russian) available here. It is planned to present a new book about Leo Bagrow: "Drei Lebensabschnitte von Leo Bagrow (1881–1957)", Selbstverlag TU Dresden 2017.

The Department of Czech Language at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava, the Historical Geography Research Centre, Prague, the Institute of the Czech Language at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, invite you to take part in the 2nd Ostrava Onomastic Meeting Event (OOME), which will be held in Ostrava, Czechia, from April 23 to April 25, 2018. More information in circular here or on the website. Registration form download here.

The first article of the collection Diseases and Pests in History, created as a part of the ESEH Summer School 2016 (co-organized by HGRC), was published in Arcadia. More articles coming soon. Articles are available here.

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