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“New rural geographies in Europe:
actors, processes, policies”  

June 14-17, 2017  
at the Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute, Braunschweig (Germany)



Dear participants,

Thank you for these four days of intensive exchange full of inspiring encounters. It was a pleasure to host researchers of European Rural Studies from about 20 countries in Braunschweig and we are looking forward to seeing you all again on different occasions.

This website provides a comprehensive documentation of the 2017 conference.

The next RuralGeo conference will take place in Groningen, the Netherlands,
from June 22 to 24, 2020.

For more information visit the conference website:


Dr. Annett Steinführer &
Anna-Barbara Heindl
(Local organisers)

Thünen Institute of Rural Studies
Bundesallee 50
38116 Braunschweig

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grabski-Kieron
DGfG Rural Geography Group and
Münster University
Institute of Geography,
Spatial Planning Research Group

Prof. Dr. Ingo Mose

DGfG Rural Geography Group and
Oldenburg University
Applied Geography and Environmental Planning
Research Group

ruralgeo2017@  thuenen.  de

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