Dear colleagues


This is a call for proposals for books to be published as part of the IGU’s emerging series produced in a collaboration between the International Geographical Union and Edward Elgar Publishing.


The International Geographical Union Series on Contemporary Geographies is intended to deliver original, thought-provoking and international perspectives on contemporary geography. Importantly, and in recognition of the spirit and activities of the IGU, it provides a forum for high-quality research spanning the globe and the diversity of geography.


If you have a proposal for a monograph or edited collection you wish to submit for consideration in this series, please complete the short proposal form which available at If you have any questions or ideas you wish to discuss in general terms, please contact:


Series Editors


Edward Elgar Editor


Please circulate this call for contributions through relevant networks and communities.


With kind regards


Iain Hay and Mike Meadows



Professor Iain Hay

First Vice-President

International Geographical Union

College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences

Sturt Road, Bedford Park South Australia 5042

GPO Box 2100 Adelaide SA 5001







Professor Mike Meadows


International Geographical Union


Department of Environmental & Geographical Science

University of Cape Town



South Africa