Hi everyone,

Hurry, get your abstracts submitted at https://www.sydney.edu.au/science/news-and-events/events/iagnzgs2021-conference.html   for the IAG/NZGS 2021 Combined Conference.  Abstract submission closes today, so hurry.


On behalf of the organising committee I am delighted to announce that Zoe Todd and AM Kanngieser will be giving a joint keynote address at this conference in early July.  Details will be posted on the conference website soon.  To see a great range of other keynote speakers, go to https://www.sydney.edu.au/science/news-and-events/events/iagnzgs2021-conference.html  


With in-person and online formats, plus fieldtrips and other conference activities, this promises to be a timely and important conference.  We welcome your involvement.  Don’t miss out!




Phil McManus

Professor of Urban and Environmental Geography

The University of Sydney


email:  phil.mcmanus@sydney.edu.au

phone: 61-2-9351 4242

Description: fbSchool of Geosciences


Vice President - Geographical Society of New South Wales (GSNSW)



Recent publications:

McManus, P and Haughton, G (2020 online) Sustainability or sustainable infrastructure? Using sustainability discourse to construct a motorway. Local Environment, 1-15


Thompson, K,  McManus, P, Stansall, D, Wilson, BJ  McGreevy, PD (2020) Is Whip Use Important to Thoroughbred Racing Integrity? What Stewards’ Reports Reveal about Fairness to Punters, Jockeys and Horses. Animals 10 (11), 1985          


McManus, P and  Haughton, G (2020 online) Fighting to undo a deal: Identifying and resisting the financialization of the WestConnex motorway, Sydney, Australia Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 0308518X20933279


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2021 Combined conference at the University of Sydney 6-9 July, 2021