Congratulations to Rafael

An excellent interview with Rafael de Miguel Gonzalez Lazaro published in Spanish, but can be viewed in a translation from the link above.

Rafael was recently awarded the highest geographical honours of the Gilbert Grosvenor Honours from the American Association of Geographers (AAG). This was well deserved.

It means entering the “Olympus” of the greats of geography, which includes Walter Christaller, Yi-Fu Tuan, David Harvey and others.

I've been fortunate to work with Miguel on a whole range of ERASMUS projects over the years, and I hope to be working on something with him later in the year.

A final quote from the interview:

"I want to make a call, above all, to understand geography as a bridge science between the natural sciences and the social sciences, and a fundamental science to understand the current world."

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