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Announcing the death of Professor Sir Peter Hall

It is with regret that the Regional Studies Association announces the death of Professor Sir Peter Hall, a founder member of the Association, a long time Editor in Chief of Regional Studies, and more latterly the inaugural President.

Call for an Early Career Editor for SPATIAL ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint an Early Career Editor to its journal SPATIAL ECONOMIC ANALYSIS.

Regional Studies and Territory, Politics, Governance Annual Lectures 2014 online now

At this year’s AAG Conference in Tampa, the Regional Studies Association hosted lectures by Michael Storper and Jamie Peck. In case you missed them, the AAG Annual Meeting lectures are now available to be viewed online. Simply click on the videos below.

Susan Christopherson, new Editor in Chief of the Regions and Cities Book Series

The Regional Studies Association is delighted to announce the appointment of Susan Christopherson as the new Editor in Chief of the Regions and Cities Book Series. Susan takes over this role in April 2014 from Gillian Bristow who is now working as the Deputy Editor of Regional Studies. Susan joins the team of editors which includes Ron Martin, Gernot Grabher, Maryann Feldman and Martin Perry.

Response to the ESRC consultation “Informing the future strategic direction of the Economic and Social Research Council”

Response to the ESRC consultation “Informing the future strategic direction of the Economic and Social Research Council” on behalf of the Regional Studies Association.

New PhD studentship to begin in October 2014 - University of St Andrews

The Scottish branch of the Regional Studies Association are keen to highlight a new PhD studentship to begin in October 2014 at the University of St Andrews.  

Response to the Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment

The RSA responded to the call for evidence by the hefce independent review of the role of metrics in research assessment. Our observations apply to the social sciences generally and more specifically to cross-disciplinary research across regional and urban studies.

Vacancy: Regional Studies Journal Executive Editor

The Regional Studies Association seeks an Executive Editor or equivalent to provide academic and administrative support to the Editor in Chief (EiC), Regional Studies.

RSA Nathaniel Lichfield Award & Routledge RSA Award for Early Career Excellence - Call for Nomination

Nominations are being sought for the Nathaniel Lichfield Award and for the Routledge RSA Award for Early Career Excellence in regional studies and related fields. The Award ceremony will take place during the 2014 President’s Event on 27th November 2014 in London, UK.

Information about Newcastle City Futures: People, Place, Change

We would like to inform you of an initiative organized in May and June by the Institute for Social Renewal of the Newcastle University and the School of Architecture Planning & Landscape. Newcastle City Futures: People, Place, Change is a high profile, multi-media exhibition which features evocative imagery of Newcastle's built heritage from the past, present and future.

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