14th International Conference

of Historical Geographers

23–27 August 2009, Kyoto, Japan



T. Ishikawa, Nihon Kaisan Choriku Zu (A Map of the Japanese Land and Sea), 1691

(The Kyoto University Museum)




Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of Historical Geographers, Kyoto 2009 has been already published by Kyoto University Press. (11 August 2010)

One hardcopy of the proceedings has been shipped to each of participants of the conference without extra fee (not including accompanying persons). Please let us know if you are the participant and has not received the proceedings by mid-September 2010.

To purchase a hardcopy of the proceeding, please contact with Kyoto University Press:


Conference report: Historical geography in Kyoto is written by Felix Driver and Graeme Wynn. See Journal of Historical Geography 36(1), 2010, p.105.


Proceedings of 14th ICHG (1 October 2009)

Submission of Manuscript: 30 November 2009


Programme (31 July 2009)


Cancellation Policy (7 June 2009)


Information on remittance from within Japan: Japanese Quick Guide (only for Japanese) (30 March 2009)


Hotel information by Kyoto University CO-OP (3 March 2009)


Important Dates

Submission of Abstracts: 31 January 2009

Acceptance of Papers: 28 February 2009

Early Registration: 31 March 2009


Second Circular (28 November 2008)

Invitation | Venue | Preliminary Programme | Call for Papers | Registration & Payment | Icebreaker & Conference Dinner | Field Trips | Accommodation | Organizing Committee

Enrolment Form (Adobe PDF)


Adobe PDF circular for printing (the first version)

Japanese Quick Guide (only for Japanese)


First Circular (revised 8 August 2008)

First circular


Reference Sites

15th ICHG, 2012, Prague, Czechia

13th ICHG, 2006, Hamburg, Germany



Contact Information

ICHG 2009 Organizing Committee


Fax: +81-75-761-0692

c/o Department of Geography, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, 606-8501, Japan