16th International Conference of Historical Geographers

16th International Conference of Historical Geographers (ICHG)

Dates: Sunday 5 to Friday 10 July 2015

Location: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London, SW7 2AR


Registration for the 16th ICHG, to be held in London in July 2015, is now open


Full details of registration fees including early-booking rates, options for mid-conference study visits, conference buffet dinner, and post-conference field trips, are available on the conference website:


Conference registrations, including study visits and field trips, should be booked using a credit or debit via the Eventbrite online booking system:


Delegates registering before 13 March 2015 can do so at a reduced conference rate.

The main conference proceedings will take place at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) (, in Kensington, London (see venue and travel information:


ICHG 2015 opens on Sunday 5 July 2015 with a plenary session and a welcome reception sponsored by the Journal of Historical Geography. The conference programme is currently being drawn up in consultation with the ICHG 2015 International Scientific Committee.


Included in the programme are three plenary lectures.  ICHG 2015 delegates are warmly invited to attend the newly-established British Academy Lecture in Geography, in association with ICHG 2015, by Professor Bill Cronon (Wisconsin) on the evening of Tuesday 7 July 2015. Read more about keynote speakers:


In addition to what will be an exciting and diverse academic programme, ICHG 2015 offers a range of mid-conference study visits organized and run in partnership with leading cultural and heritage institutions in London and beyond:


We are also delighted to announce that two post-conference field trips, to be based in the West of England/Welsh borders, and in Cambridge, will be available to delegates and accompanying guests: