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3nd International Conference on Geographical Science for Resilient Communities, Ecosystems and Livelihoods under Global Environmental Change (GORILLA) 2024


Migration and Displacement: Socio-ecological Intricacies and Benefits

Migration and displacement have increased in diverse localities triggered by a range of factors, including conflict, disasters, climate change, economic opportunities, environment, urbanization, among others.  The common narrative around migration and displacement is that they are strongly associated with negative social, economic, cultural and ecological consequences. What are the contexts and dimensions of migration in the source and destination areas? What are the benefits and costs of migration and displacement? What are the trade-offs in migration and displacement? How do environmental and climate induced migration compare with other triggers? What influences the positive or negative consequences of migration and displacement in diverse regions? Under this theme, we will accept abstracts that address the above, as well as other pressing issues surrounding migration and displacement.

Submit Abstracts

A 250-word abstract on the topics of the conference is required for those intending to make presentations. Both oral and poster presentations in the conference will be accepted. In addition, specific proposals for sessions may also be accepted. Abstracts will be submitted online at the submit-abstracts page.

Abstracts will be reviewed in real-time and feedback on acceptance will be given to the proponents after being subjected to a peer review process. The deadline for abstract submission and notification are as follows;

  • Deadline abstract submission:                             31st October 2022
  • Latest Notification of abstract:                             7th November 2022