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Welcome to the HERODOT Network

This is the home page of the HERODOT network coordinated from Liverpool Hope University, UK. HERODOT is a Thematic Network for Geography in Higher Education with more than 220 members from around the world. Our activities are organised under four thematic pillars (TPs). The network aims to improve the quality of Geography in higher education in Europe.

NOW HERODOT 3 proposal submitted (2010-2013) - H3 2010 application (pdf) - find out how to be involved

Activities - how to Join - TP update - Newsletter 18 - Archived home page news

LATEST - January 2010 - 2 new publications now available - Thinking Europeans, GeoInformation in European Education - order form

RECENT- November 2009 - Karl Donert presents HERODOT achievements at UK HEFCE conference

August 2009 - Karl Donert presents the promoting Geography and the Geocube toolkit at the IGU-CGE international congress in Tsukuba, Japan >> published conference paper (pdf) - presentation (ppt)

July 2009 - HERODOT members attended the AGIT 2009 and GI Forum conference, the HERODOT joint publication "Learning with GeoInformation IV" has been published.

GI in Europe-book-cover book-cover

Student video prize winner

 


Geocube launched >> find out more

EUROGEO is the European Association of Geographers - join the association

HERODOT at the GA Conference 2009

eurogeo logoGeoCube graphic

Conference papers "Geographical Diversity"

Three new HERODOT publications now available >> more

HERODOT at the INRP conference, Lyon, France >> more

TP4 has published new benchmarks for Geography. Most recently fieldwork in Geography and Citizenship through Geography are presented for discussion and promotion.

Also on this page: 2009 conference - benchmarks - latest news - Community

HERODOT Conference: Ayvalik, Turkey, 28-31 May 2009

Theme: Celebrating Geographical Diversity

Conference papers - downloads available

We are delighted to announce the 2009 conference Call - Conference main page.

Field excursions were organised to Ephesus, Troy and Galipoli, Pergamon

LATEST Ayvalik - updated conference programme (May 22)

Venue and travel - About Ayvalik

aerial view of Ayvalik coastline
   

HERODOT benchmarks

The network has produced a number if statements to help guide course developers in higher education.

Benchmarks in Geography

Discuss these in the community

herodot logo Future Prospects, conference proceedings graphic eurogeo logo

   

HERODOT Community

The HERODOT community now has more than 130 registered institutions. Members can join now to discuss key issues affecting Geography.

 

london 2007 conference photo

joint session with UNeECC

TP update

HERODOT phase 2 consisted of four working groups (Thematic Pillars). Their work has now been concluded and summary details are provided here.

Pillar 1 have written a book called Thinking Europeans. It is available now from CAmbridge Scholars Publishing. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact the pillar leader.

Pillar 2 have produced a toolkit for Promoting Geography, called the Geocube. If you would be interested in creating a version in your language, please contact the pillar leader

Pillar 3 have wrtten a book to Teaching geography in and about Europe. Further details. Contact the pillar leader if you are interested in finding out more, or purchasing a copy.

Pillar 4 have published a number of important benchmarks and these have been collated to send to decision makers across Europe. If you would like to receive a copy or get further information, please contact the pillar leader

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