NZGS-IAG Conference Session, Auckland 11-14 July 2018
Session Title: Geography’s ‘Playmakers’ in New Zealand and Australia
This session will explore the interconnections, in terms of individuals, ideas, and institutions, which have characterised the development of academic geography in Australia and New Zealand. It will be consider the extent to which Australasian geography is entirely derivate of Anglo-American geography. It will also consider the reach of geography beyond the academy.
We invite contributions that in the broadest sense contribute to the understanding of the emergence and diffusion of ideas and the flows and counter flows of people in Australasian geography from the 1930s to the present.
Conveners: Roger McLean (School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences
University of New South Wales - Canberra at ADFA and Michael Roche (Massey)
Key words: geography, ideas, individuals, institutions, impacts