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Geographica Helvetica
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Editorial board: Cristina Del Biaggio, Olivier Graefe, Hanna Hilbrandt, Martin Hoelzle, Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch, Benedikt Korf, Nadine Marquardt & Emmanuel Reynard

Geographica Helvetica, the Swiss journal of geography, publishes contributions in all fields of geography as well as in related neighbouring disciplines. It is a multi-lingual journal, accepting articles in the three main Swiss languages, German, French, and Italian, as well as in English. It invites theoretical as well as empirical contributions. The journal welcomes contributions that specifically deal with empirical questions relating to Switzerland.

Responding to the current situation

The editorial team of Geographica Helvetica is aware of the concerns and challenges that the current COVID-19 pandemic is causing and that the effects of the pandemic on the ability to work are very unevenly distributed. It is our concern at this conjuncture to acknowledge and take into account the challenges of the most vulnerable persons in the academic system – those with family care duties, those with precarious employments, those early in their careers depending on timely publication, etc.

We still invite and accept submissions to the journal, but we will provide more flexibility in the system to respond to these submissions. We have extended deadlines for reviewer reports, and the Copernicus team (editorial@copernicus.org) in consultation with the editors will handle requests for extensions or special arrangements in a responsive manner. This responsiveness to individual needs has been a principle and practice for a long time, and we will give it even more attention in these difficult times.

Cristina Del Biaggio, Olivier Graefe, Martin Hoelzle, Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch, Benedikt Korf, Nadine Marquardt, Emmanuel Reynard

News
25 Mar 2021 We welcome a new editor

Geographica Helvetica is delighted to welcome Hanna Hilbrandt as a new editor on the team. The appointment will bring new expertise in urban, social, and cultural geography to the journal. Please find more information on Hanna's work here.

25 Mar 2021 We welcome a new editor

Geographica Helvetica is delighted to welcome Hanna Hilbrandt as a new editor on the team. The appointment will bring new expertise in urban, social, and cultural geography to the journal. Please find more information on Hanna's work here.

25 Mar 2021 Theme issue of Geographica Helvetica – call for papers: "Development in action: development geography meets science and technology studies"

With this call for papers we seek to initiate an empirically based discussion on the opportunities and possible pitfalls of a development geography being in close conversation with science and technology studies. Emphasizing that development can only be understood in its respective manufacturing processes, we invite contributions that examine development geographies "in action" and provide answers to some important questions. Read more.

25 Mar 2021 Theme issue of Geographica Helvetica – call for papers: "Development in action: development geography meets science and technology studies"

With this call for papers we seek to initiate an empirically based discussion on the opportunities and possible pitfalls of a development geography being in close conversation with science and technology studies. Emphasizing that development can only be understood in its respective manufacturing processes, we invite contributions that examine development geographies "in action" and provide answers to some important questions. Read more.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

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16 Jun 2021
Book review: Pamirian Crossroads/ Wakhan Quadrangle/Hunza Matters
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Geogr. Helv., 76, 285–287, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-76-285-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-76-285-2021, 2021
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Geogr. Helv., 76, 275–284, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-76-275-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-76-275-2021, 2021
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Geogr. Helv., 76, 261–273, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-76-261-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-76-261-2021, 2021
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