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  • Environment, Politics, Culture, the World

    Geography examines social and environmental processes, with a particular focus on space and place, critical theory, practical application, analysis and intervention. For more than 80 years, the Department of Geography at Syracuse University has been a leader in geographic research and teaching.

    MapShop Hours, Spring 2017
    Joe Stoll, cartographer - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30 to 4:00 pm, 220 CH
    John Olson, GIS librarian - Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:00, and Wednesdays, 3:00 to 4:30 pm

    SU map shop

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    Center for Migration Studies appoints Winders as editor of IMR journal

    The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Winders as editor of the International Migration Review (IMR), the premier social science journal in the field of international migration, ethnic group relations, and refugee movements.

    Monmonier cited in Atlas Obscura article on map projection

    Mark Monmonier weighs in on the Mercator-Peters map projection rivalry in the Atlas Obscura article, "Why Map Historians Are Annoyed With Boston Public Schools." According to Monmonier, "There are a large number of other map projections, many of which are better than either one of those.”

    Sultana meets Pope Francis during Vatican workshop on water issues

    Due to her decades-long research into water access, Farhana Sultana was invited to speak at The Human Right to Water workshop hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Vatican City on Feb. 23-24.