Global Rural Transitions and Sustainability (IGU-CSRS sponsored) - Session 1

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Rural Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/13/2018
Start / End Time: 3:20 PM / 5:00 PM (MDT)
Room: Gallier B, Sheraton, 4th Floor
Organizers: Holly Barcus
Chairs: Holly Barcus


The International Geographical Union Commission on the Sustainability of Rural Systems (IGU-CSRS), in collaboration with the Rural Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers, welcomes papers focusing on research relevant to rural sustainability across the globe. Topics might include, but are not limited to demographic & social change, agricultural change, transitional landscapes, multi-functionality, organic or small-scale agriculture, land use change, conservation and natural area management. Research conducted in any part of the world is welcome.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Cheryl Morse*, University of Vermont, The relational dimensions of making a sustainable working landscape in Vermont 20 3:20 PM
Presenter Christopher Airriess*, Ball State University, Durian geographical indication in Penang, Malaysia and problematizing the transition from local to regional markets 20 3:40 PM
Presenter Michael Bacon*, University of Virginia, Commons as binding object: Reconceiving community in assessing Scottish community land ownership 20 4:00 PM
Presenter Paul B. Frederic*, University of Maine at Farmington, Into the Wild Blue Yonder: Uncertainty and Maine's Blueberry Indurstry 20 4:20 PM
Discussant Gina Thornburg 20 4:40 PM

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