The Ocean and Seas Venue in Geographical Thought – IGU Thematic conference



Milan (Italy), University of Milano-Bicocca

6-8 June 2023 and Post-conference excursion in Venice, 9-11 June 2023



  • Commission on the History of Geography (Proponent)
  • Commission on Gender and Geography
  • Commission on Mediterranean Basin Commission on Political Geography
  • Commission on Tourism, Leisure and Global Change
  • Commission on the Geography of Governance
  • Commission on Toponymy
  • Proposed Commission on Oceans

Chair: Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg (University of Milano-Bicocca)



  • History of Ocean and Sea
  • The Ocean and diversity
  • Livelihoods and Life in and on the Ocean and the Seas
  • Imaginaries and representations of the Ocean and the Seas
  • Heritage, culture, tourism in coastal and maritime areas
  • Planning and governance of coastal and maritime regions
  • Ocean and Seas: spaces of inclusion and exclusion
  • The climate emergency from a maritime perspective
  • Adaptability and resilience of coastal and maritime areas


Conference website: (under construction)

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