Granada’s Geonight

Short presentation of the event: The Granada’s Geonight focuses on the discussion of current problems of our society and environment: poverty, environmental problems of cities, sustainable food production and consumption, edible landscapes. We also held two geographical contests and a workshop on how to learn geography through games.

Objectives: To highlight the importance of geography in the analysis and interpretation of the current problems of our society and environment. To show that geography is relevant for taking on sustainable food production and edible landscapes management. To spread interest in geography among general public.

Event language: Spanish

Country: Spain

City: Granada

The event will be: Mixed (Online and in presence)

Link (for online events): [it will be displayed here as soon as possibile]

Reference person: Marina Frolova/Jonatan Arias García/Javier Lara Hinojosa/Javier Liñan Chacon/Juan Carlos Maroto Martos/Belén Pérez Pérez/Aida Pinos Navarrete/Laura Porcel Rodríguez/Javier Rodríguez Segura

Role or Function: University Professors

Reference Organization (if any): University of Granada, Department of Regional and Physical Geography, Department of Human Geography and Institute for Regional Development

Those who organize are: Academics, Geography enthusiasts, Students

Expected duration: the whole day

Event program: [to be be displayed here as soon as possibile]

Excursión “Landscapes of the Fuente del Avellano” (9:30-11:30).

  • Punto de partida: la Estatua de los Reyes Católicos en la Gran Vía Contacto: Belén Pérez Pérez:, tel. 627939114

Workshop “Learning geography through games” (11:00-12:00). Link:

Round table “Geographical viepoint on the indigent population in Granada” (12:00-13:30). Link:

Round table “Edible landscapes and sustainable food in Granada” (17:00-18:20). Link:

  • Coordinadora: Marina Frolova Ignatieva, Instituto de Desarrollo Regional y Dpto. Análisis Geográfico Regional y Geografía Física, Universidad de Granada


  • Manuel Cala Rodríguez. Seminario de Estudios Gastronómicos y Enológicos “SEGE” de la Universidad de Granada y Plataforma Salvemos La Vega-Vega Educa
  • Teresa Mª Fernández Herrera. Con*Sumo Cuidado S.L.L
  • Alberto Hortelano Lazcano. Las Torcas S.C.A., Sociedad Cooperativa Andaluza de Órgiva, La Alpujarra
  • José Mª Martín Civantos. Universidad de Granada y Asociación de Comunidades de Regantes Históricas y Tradicionales de Andalucía
  • Manuela Martínez Jiménez. Presidenta de la asociación “Descubrir la Vega”, Plataforma Salvemos la Vega – Vega Educa
  • Rafael Payán Burgos, ONG Diálogo y Acción

Competition of photography “Territory and Society in Spain”, in social networks Facebook (webpage Geografía-University of Granada)

Presentation of the results of the Competition “Comete tu Geografía” and Round Table  “Traditional cuisine of Granada and its relation with the geographical space and environment” (18:30-20:00). Link: