Dear ICHG 2018 participants!
Thank you for registration and payment. We hope that you will enjoy your trip to Poland. To make it even more unforgettable you can participate in ICHG additional events!
We would like to remind you that you can still choose from mid-conference study visits, gala dinner or the post-conference trip to Cracow.
Naturally, it is possible to purchase the attendance for the accompanying person. 

1. Gala dinner (60 EUR)
Gala dinner will be held in one of the best Warsaw restaurants Villa Foksal. The restaurant is situated in the city center in 10 minutes walk from the main venue.
2. Mid-conference study visits (45 EUR)
You can choose from four different trips. Each gives you unique opportunity to visit cities and monuments important for polish history with historians as a guide.
All mid-conference study visits are planned for Wednesday (18.07.2018). You can find a complete list here
3. Post-conference trip to Cracow 21-22.07.2018 (200 EUR)

The royal city of Kraków is one of the oldest cities in Poland and it was the capital for more than 500 years. Kraków has traditionally been one of the leading centers of Polish academic, cultural and artistic life. Here you can find a sneak peek from the streets of Cracow

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Provisional programme

We present a provisional conference programme. Until the 7th of May 2018, we are waiting for your comments to the programme which may be subject to amendment.

By the 7th of May 2018 payments of conference fees should be made by authors of papers and posters, and by the sessions chairs. Please, do remember that the deadline for EARLY BIRD PAYMENTS (reduced fees) closes on the 30th April 2018.
Please, send to
• remarks on the assignment of the paper to the session or day of the conference;
• comments on errors within the programme, e.g. wrong spelling of names, etc.;
• proposals for chairing sessions that are still without their chairs;
• other comments that will help us with the development of the programme.
The final conference programme will be prepared in the form of applications for computers and mobile devices. It will be possible to mark preferred sessions and order a free customised abstract book for the selected sessions. More information on the gala dinner, mid-conference trips and post-conference trip will be available on the website by the end of April.

Information for poster’s authors:
• the format of posters is A1 (59.4 x 84.1 cm, 23 x 33”);
• in the lower right corner, leave a 6 x 12 cm rectangle (vertically or horizontally) for the QR code and contact details of the author;
• QR code and a form to provide this data will be sent to each author;
• it will be possible to have a printout of poster before the conference.

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Submission acceptance information

Please, check your e-mails inboxes, since we have sent submission acceptance information! There will be nearly 500 papers at the conference!

Next steps involve registering for the conference and paying the conference fee (you can use this link): Conference fees are as follows:

Early booking (up to 31th March 30 April): 200 EUR (100 EUR – students) / 100 or 50 EUR for one day respectively

Late booking (after 31th March 30 April): 300 EUR (200 EUR – students) / 150 or 100 EUR for one day respectively


See you in Warsaw!

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Abstract evaluation & next conference

Thank you all for the proposals of sessions, posters and papers!

We have approximately 500 contributions, and the ISC has to work on their evaluation right now. You will get notification of acceptance at the turn of January and February 2018.

Moreover, there’s a chance of organizing the  next – 18th International Conference of Historical Geographers (2021).

The 2018 Local Organising Committee invites members of the Historical Geography community to consider hosting the 18th International Conference of Historical Geographers, due to take place in 2021. As in recent years, the location of future ICHG meetings was discussed at the final business meeting of the 2015 ICHG. A proposal to host the 2018 conference in Warsaw was approved.

The deadline for proposals (by e-mail to: is 30.06.2018

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Sponsorship and Exhibitors

The International Conference of Historical Geographers 2018 is a perfect opportunity to reach a specialist audience for your organisation. We expect more than 250 delegates from around the World to participate at Warsaw’s conference for five days. The conference addresses any aspects of historical geography and related fields including the history of cartography, history of science, and environmental history.

If You are interested in advertising yourself at the conference and book a named sponsor opportunity and/or exhibition package, please contact organizers at

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Registration deadline extended

We would like to inform, that contribution submission deadline for ICHG 2018 has been extended to 28.10.2017 for papers and sessions and to 11.11.2017 for posters, so You have some more time to prepare and submit a paper or session and even more to submit a poster.  In order to register, you can go directly to the registration pane.

Contributions are welcome on any aspect of historical geography, including focused empirical, theoretical, and historiographical contributions to historical geography and related fields including history of cartography, history of science, and environmental history.

In addition, the participation of early career scholars (BA, MA, MSc) and postgraduate (PhD) research researchers is positively encouraged since You can apply for HGRG-ICHG grant which can finance You participation in ICHG 2018.

See You in Warsaw!

PS. Feel free to visit our facebook fanpage, where You can stay in touch with some news related with planned sessions, proposed papers and people who are going to participate in ICHG 2018.

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HGRG-ICHG Bursary Scheme

We are pleased to announce that HGRG has enabled the creation of a new bursary grant fund to support scholars’ attendance at the 17th International Conference of Historical Geographers.

Grants up to a maximum value of £1,500 will be available to successful applicants. The deadline for applications is 31 October 2017. More information can be found on the HGRG website.

Attention! In case the website is offline, You can download grant form directly from here.

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Registration is now available

We are pleased to announce that the registration form is now ready! More information about details (payments, deadlines) is available on the Registration Page.

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Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the call for proposals for papers and for sessions at the 17th ICHG to be held in Warsaw, 15‒20 July 2018, organised by the University of Warsaw and the Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences.

Papers and posters are welcome on any aspect of historical geography, including empirical, theoretical and historiographical aspects of the field and related disciplines, including the history of cartography, history of science and environmental history.

Proposals for: 1. posters with short contributions; 2. papers; 3. sessions should be submitted on standard forms available here no later than Saturday 14 October 2017.

We would like to draw attention to an extensive poster session and a competition for the best posters.

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17th International Conference of Historical Geographers 2018

Welcome to 17th International Conference of Historical Geographers 2018 website!

The first circular (conference announcement) has been prepared. You can see it here or download as *.pdf file.

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