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Special Session at the Pacific Urban Forum: “This is Our Garden Now” – Urban Belonging and Resilience in the Pacific

  •   July 1, 2019 - July 1, 2019

This special session is organised by the RSA Research network on Academic-Practitioner Collaboration for Urban Settlements, South Pacific More people than ever before feel like they belong to the Pacific city – that they identify as urban dwellers. Cities provide less space for gardening […]

Planning and Governing Polycentric Urban Regions

  •   September 2, 2019 - September 3, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: Planning and Governing Polycentric Urban Regions The relevance of PUR-related research has been reinforced by the fact that the concept has attracted considerable interest from policy makers and regional planners. A range of normative plans and policies have […]

2019 RSA Europe Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy

  •   September 3, 2019 - September 6, 2019

Extended application submission deadline: 9th July 2019 The mobility of skilled individuals and the transitional nature of the workplace from a more permanent and stationary setting to one that is project-based and dominated by short term contracts is changing the […]

2019 RSA Central and Eastern Europe Conference, Lublin, Poland

  •   September 11, 2019 - September 13, 2019

The conference is free to attend, but you will need to register online to attend. To join the conversation, please use #RSALublin Important deadlines: Extended abstract submission deadline 9th July 2019 Best Conference Paper Competition Submission 21st August 2019 Metropolises […]

Global Financial Shift? Mapping a Financialized World in Transformation

  •   September 15, 2019 - September 18, 2019

The Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo), launched in 2015, has grown to an interdisciplinary membership of over 500 scholars and experts from over 50 countries around the world. Building on the success of several global seminars and a FinGeo […]

Defining the Terrains of Regional Infrastructure

  •   September 25, 2019 - September 27, 2019

Jean-Paul Addie, Georgia State University, USA, Jen Nelles, Hunter College CUNY, USA Michael Glass, University of Pittsburgh, USA These special sessions will formally launch the RSA Research Network on Infrastructural Regionalisms (NOIR). Analyzing regions through infrastructure provides a novel perspective on the regional question […]

2019 RSA North America Conference, Montréal, Canada

  •   September 25, 2019 - September 27, 2019

To join the discussion, please use #RSAMONTREAL Abstract submission deadline extended until 3rd July 2019 Innovation is seen as a way of responding to climate change, social inequalities, economic challenges, the provision of services and the building of infrastructure. Yet […]

2019 Latin America Division Conference, Bogotá, Colombia

  •   September 30, 2019 - October 1, 2019

To join the conversation, please use #RSALatinAmerica Important deadlines: Extended Abstract submission deadline: 25th June 2019 Bursary Application deadline: 21st June 2019 Much of our understanding of local economic development is based on large urban agglomerations as nodes of innovation and […]

17th European Week of Regions and Cities, Brussels, Belgium

  •   October 6, 2019 - October 10, 2019

BACKGROUND  The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union Cohesion Policy, and demonstrate the importance of the local and regional […]

17th European Week of Regions and Cities, Brussels, Belgium

  •   October 7, 2019 - October 10, 2019

As in previous years the RSA is taking a lead in partnering with the European Commission and European Committee of the Regions in organising the #EURegionsWeek UNIVERSITY sessions and a Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy held for PhD students and […]

2019 Student and Early Career Conference, Lincoln, UK

  •   October 30, 2019 - November 1, 2019

Abstract submission deadline: Tuesday 10th September 2019 This conference will give PhD students and early career researchers (within 5 years after finishing a PhD) the opportunity to network, collaborate and socialise with others working in regional and urban studies, planning, […]

3rd Networking Workshop for Early and Mid-Career Women in Regional Studies and Regional Science

  •   November 13, 2019 - November 13, 2019

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2019 President’s Event, London, UK

  •   November 14, 2019 - November 14, 2019

We invite you to join us for dinner and our Annual Awards Ceremony to celebrate contributions to the field, both at personal and institutional levels. The President’s Event will be held on the evening of  14th November from 19.30pm Holiday Inn […]

2019 RSA Russia Division Workshop, Yekaterinburg, Russia

  •   November 15, 2019 - November 15, 2019

Abstract submission deadline: 9th September 2019 Cities and regions are currently faced with challenges of external uncertainty and turbulence.  Factors contributing to this include global demographic and migration trends; macroeconomic instability; new technological challenges; political upheavals and digitalization processes. Faced […]

2019 RSA Winter Conference, London, UK

  •   November 14, 2019 - November 15, 2019

To join the conversation, please use #RSAWinter Important deadlines: Early Career Plenary Speaker application: 26th April 2019 Special Session submission: 1st July 2019 Abstract submission: 19th August 2019 We live in turbulent times, but when has this not been the case? […]

Network Approaches to Polycentric Urban Development

  •   December 14, 2019 - December 15, 2019

This workshop aims to explore the intersections between two related bodies of literature: polycentric urban regions (PURs) and network approaches to the analysis of regional urban systems. A key rationale for the RSA Research Network is that PURs have become […]

2020 RSA Annual Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia

  •   June 17, 2020 - June 20, 2020

Abstract submission and registration details will be available in due course. Global megatrends are starting to transform the way we live, work, interact, finance, produce and consume. At the same time, the increasing environmental impacts of human activities have sharpened […]

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