CfP. 18th International Conference of Historical Geographers, Shanghai, 14-18 July 2025

The International Conference of Historical Geographers(ICHG 2025) serves as an important platform to promote the development of historical geography in various countries all over the world and enhance the exchange and communication among international historical geographers. Under the organization of the Standing Committee of International Historical Geography, Fudan University and the Geographical Society of China will jointly hold the 18th International Conference of Historical Geographers 2025 in Shanghai Fudan University. Here, on behalf of the Organizing Committee, we sincerely invite you to participate in the Conference.

Under the theme of “Historical Geographies for a Diverse and Sustainable Planet”, the ICHG2025 will bring together historical geographers from across the world to share insights into the latest research achievements and discipline development in the field of historical geography. ICHG2025 welcomes all scholars interested and we hope to exchange ideas, share experiences, and promote the development of historical geography together. We believe that this conference will provide a good academic exchange platform for everyone and inject new vitality into the development of historical geography.

We look forward to your participation at ICHG2025 in Shanghai.


Call for Papers and Sessions

We warmly invite scholars worldwide to propose sessions on the following themes:

1. The impact of climate change on cultural landscape and cultural diversity

2. Environmental archeology and origin of early civilizations

3. The influence of regional migration on economies and cultures

4. Reflections on colonialism and globalization through geographical thought

5. Political geography and geopolitics

6. Historical perspectives on regional economies, land use, and land cover;

7. Urban geographies

8. History of cartography

9. Geographical information science and historical text analysis

10. Historical geography and environmental history

11. Heritage and Historical Geography

12. History of Geographical Knowledge

Please submit your session proposal by completing the application form [Download] ,and send it to ichg2025@163.com no later than September 30, 2024.

For submissions of individual papers or posters, please fill out the forms [Download],and send it to ichg2025@163.com no later than September 30, 2024.

Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by January 20, 2025, at the latest.