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Press releases

IfL Director receives international award

Sebastian Lentz, Director of the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography and Professor of Regional Geography at the University of Leipzig, has been awarded the Semyonov Gold Medal by the Russian Geographical Society.

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Dates and events

2021 Regions in Recovery E-Festival

Invitation for special sessions on collaborative workplaces, agents of change in old-industrial…

2021 RGS-IBG Annual International Conference "Borders, borderlands, bordering"

A session co-organised by the IfL deals with questions on the new virtuality of border research

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IfL in brief

China and Belarus - two unequal partners

Belarus is pinning high hopes on closer economic relations with China. However, the two countries, which differ in many respects, are still far from a true partnership.

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We mourn the death of Sven Eybe

We mourn the passing of our long-time colleague Sven Eybe, who died unexpectedly this week.

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