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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

Please note that this event is now fully booked, and we are sorry for any inconvenience caused. Please email katharina.buerger@regionalstudies.org with your full name and institution to be added to the waiting list. The conference is free to attend. To join […]

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 Registration still open 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 it can also be seen […]

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 Extended – 26th August 2019 Video Presentations submitted by – 1st October 2019 Abstract acceptance notification – 2nd September 2019 Registration open – 2nd September 2019 To join the conversation use #RSAEC   This conference will give […]

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 Abstract acceptance notification – 23rd September 2019 Registration open – 24th September 2019   Cities and regions are currently faced with challenges of external uncertainty and turbulence.  Factors contributing to this include global […]

2019 RSA Winter Conference, London, UK

  •   November 14, 2019 - November 15, 2019

To join the conversation, please use #RSAWinter Important deadlines: Extended abstract submission: 2nd September 2019 Abstract acceptance confirmation: 2nd September 2019 Registration opens: 3rd September 2019 We live in turbulent times, but when has this not been the case? The history […]

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

Special Session proposal submission: 17th January 2020 Abstract submission deadline: 31st January 2020 Registration will open on 15th February 2020 The Regional Studies Association’s Annual Conference 2020 #RSA20 will be our largest knowledge exchange and networking gathering to date. It […]

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