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The Department of Geography of the University of Aegean, in cooperation with the MEDSCAPES Project, funded by the ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin-2007-2013, is hosting the International Summer School “Training in Landscape Character Assessment Methods and Tools”, on 7-12 September 2015, in Mytiline and in Sigri, Lesvos. The lectures and activities of the Summer School will be carried out in English.

Prospective students should send in their applications, before 30th of July, 2015.

More information regarding the program, lecturers, fees, etc may be found on the website of the Summer School: ‪

For further inquiries, please contact:


The Landscape Research Group organises a European conference on Energy Landscapes: Perception, Planning, Participation and Power. The conference is hosted by the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development and will take place on September 16-18, 2015, in Dresden, Germany.

Key questions to be discussed are:

Please note: Contributions which take up issues of perception, planning, participation or power in relation to other landscape transformations, but without explicitly referring to energy, will also be welcome.


Rural conference Programme - Nantes 2/6 june 2014

Dear colleagues,
We are happy to send you the final cut of the program of our conference "Les campagnes : espaces d'innovations dans un monde urbain" (Nantes 2-6 juin 2014). Have a look on the 85 contributions in  five langages, taste the 5 proposed field trips, don't miss the stakeholders seminar on friday 6...
Note that the papers will be given in one of the two langages you can read in the programme. The second one will be used in the slides. A professionnal translation between English and French will be provided in sessions A (A1 to A7).
For any practical information, program of the field trips or of the stakeholders seminar, text of all the abstracts and for inscriptions and fees (deadline 25th may midnight) :
For the scientific committee and the organization committee,
Kind regards
Yvon Le Caro and Christine Margétic