The 10th International Congress of the Hellenic Geographical Society will take place in the historic and beautiful city of Thessaloniki from the 22th to the 24th of October 2014 and will be hosted by the Department of Physical and Environmental Geography of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. The aim of the conference is to encourage collaboration between geographers from different countries on the theme “Geography in an era of crisis”. Participants are asked to engage with the issues related to the role of Geography in approaching any aspect of the current crisis, which inevitably has a spatial dimension and thus requires the understanding Geography provides as well as the development of new methods, techniques and research partnerships by Geographers. The papers to be presented can draw on the latest geographical research on a wide range of topics and themes to offer comparative analyses of issues related to global and local economy and the environment, population and natural resources, climate change, water resources, geomorphology , geographical education etc., all areas related to the present day crisis.

Kostis Koutsopoulos
President of the Hellenic Geographical Society.