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14th Annual Meeting of the AK Südasien – Call for Papers

The 14th Annual Meeting of the Arbeitskreis Südasien of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geographie (DGfG) will take place on February 2nd and 3rd 2024 at the Center for Climate Resilience, on campus of the University of Augsburg.

The annual meeting provides a space to exchange about ongoing projects, research results and methodological challenges of geographers and scientists from neighbouring disciplines working on South Asia. It will serve as a platform for intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary exchange about current developments in the diverse and rapidly changing South Asian region. The event aims to address scholars as well as practitioners and teachers, whose focus of work and interest lies in South Asia. Contributions from Physical Geography and Human Geography are equally welcome, so are contributions from neighbouring

The annual meeting’s lingua franca is English. It is primarily planned as an in-person event, but for those facing travel difficulties or other restrictions, we will enable online participation through a limited hybrid format. The meeting’s programme will be published on the website of the Arbeitskreis ( as well as in the
digital edition of the Rundbrief Geographie.

Please send abstracts with a maximum of 400 words to Merle Müller-Hansen ( by November 15th , 2023. We will come back to you to ask for extended abstracts or first paper drafts and to find discussants for each paper presentation in January.

It is possible for the extended abstracts to be published in the conference proceedings. The series of papers from previous AKSA can be found here: Regards, the speakers team of the Arbeitskreis Südasien

For the preparation team
Markus Keck and Merle Müller-Hansen

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