The RSA office will be closed from the 24th December 2022 and will reopen on the 3rd January 2023. We wish you a joyful holiday season.
Watch as Joan Fitzgerald, RSA Cities and Regions Book Series Editor presents the 2022 RSA Best Book Award to Jennifer Clark, Ohio State University, USA for her book Uneven innovation: The work of smart cities
This is my first Christmas letter as Chair of the Regional Studies Association. While we are pleased that Covid-19 restrictions have been loosened in much of the world, 2022 has still been a very difficult year for many of our members. I’d like to wish you my season’s greetings and best wishes for 2023. I […]
In this short ceremony, Michael Dunford, one of the Managing Editors of Area Development and Policy presents the 2022 Area Development and Policy Best Referee Award to Rory Horner, of the University of Manchester, UK.
Last month, Benedict Arko, RSA Ambassador to Ghana, had the opportunity to share information about the Regional Studies Association to participants of the Ghana Geographers Conference at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
In response to the recent twitter activity, the Regional Studies Association would like to make clear that there are no signatories to the Russian Rectors’ Letter in membership. No funding, partnership or collaboration has taken place with Russian organisations since the start of the war. As we set out in our March statement, the RSA […]
Watch as Brady Reid, Blog Editor, Regional Studies Association presents the 2022 RSA Best Blog Award to Thomas Fisher and Theona Morrison, of CoDEL in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland for the blog: How remote communities turned the challenges of peripherality to their advantage during COVID-19
Watch as David Bailey, Editor-in-Chief of Regional Studies presents Seth Schindler (University of Manchester) and Miguel Kanai (University of Sheffield) the 2022 Regional Studies Best Paper Award for their paper ‘Getting the territory right: Infrastructure-led development and the re-emergence of spatial planning strategies’. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2019.1661984
Watch as Diana Morales (Umeå University, Sweden) and Laura Sariego-Kluge (Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica) are presented with the 2022 Regional Studies, Regional Science Best Paper Award for their paper Regional State innovation in peripheral regions: enabling Lapland’s green policies (https://doi.org/10.1080/21681376.2021.1882882)
Watch as Tasos Kitsos (Aston University, UK), Mariachiara Barzotto (University of Bath, UK), Zhan Cao (KU Leuven, Belgium) and Mara Giua (Roma Tre University, Italy) are presented the 2022 Regional Studies Best Referees Awards by Sally Hardy CEO of the Regional Studies Association.
The RSA is very pleased to introduce you to our newest Board members elected at the recent RSA AGM. Neil Lee is is Professor of Economic Geography at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Neil is the new Chair of the Regional Studies Association. Neil says: I’m delighted to take over as Chair of the […]
Watch as Haifeng Qian (University of Iowa, USA) is presented the 2022 Regional Studies, Regional Science Best Referee Award by Stephen Hincks, Editor in Chief of RSRS (University of Sheffield, UK)
Voting is open for the new cover of Territory, Politics, Governance Volume 11 2023! Territory Politics Governance is the successful journal which explores the interface between territory, politics, economy, identity and the organisation of political space. Every year, RSA members and the wider community vote for the following year’s cover. You can see some of the […]
Watch as Henry Yeung receives the Sir Peter Hall Award at the 2022 RSA Winter Conference. Presented by Sarah Ayres, Treasurer, RSA Board.
In this video, Regions Editors Stefania Fiorentino and Eduardo Oliveira present the 2022 Regions Best Paper Award to Beth Cummings, Samantha Burvill and Leonie Themelidis (all of Swansea University, Wales) and Robert Bowen (Cardiff University, Wales) for their paper ‘A well-being network approach to Covid-19 recovery: the approach of 4theRegion’.
The RSA is pleased to announce the publication of our 9th Policy Impact book – Harnessing Global Value Chains for regional development: How to upgrade through regional policy, FDI, and trade by Riccardo Crescenzi and Oliver Harman. This Regional Studies Policy Impact Book brings together the latest academic evidence and public policy insights on global value chains (GVCs) […]
In this video, Eduardo Oliveria, Editor of the Regions eZine, presents the 2022 Regions Best Paper Award for ‘Building networks for sustainable transition of old industrial areas’ to authors Carolin Schack, Thomas Neise, Davi d Heimann, and Martin Franz, all of Osnabrück University in Germany.
In this video, Klaus Dodds, Editor-in-Chief of Territory Politics Governance presents the award for 2022 Territory Politics Governance Best Paper to Derick Becker of University of Nottingham Malaysia and John Aberg from Malmö University in Sweden for their paper ‘The world is more than a stage: foreign policy, development and spatial performativity in Ethiopia’
We are delighted to have John Harrison, Editor of the Urban and Regional Horizons section of the academic journal, Regional Studies, present the 2022 Award for Best Paper in Urban and Regional Horizons to Nora G. Bækkelund of the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences for her paper ‘Change agency and reproductive agency in the […]
We are pleased to award the 2022 Regional Leadership Award to European Policies Research Centre. We are delighted to have Jessie Poon, Chair of the Regional Studies Association to present the award to Director, John Bachtler, in our virtual ceremony.
We are delighted to have Klaus Dodds (Royal Holloway University of London), and Editor-in-Chief of the Territory Politics Governance present the 2022 Territory Politics Governance Best Referee Award to Carolyn Cartier of the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.
We are delighted to have Phil Tomlinson (University of Bath), and Editor of the Regional Studies Policy Debates section present the 2022 Regional Studies Policy Debates Best Paper Award to John Gibney (University of Birmingham), Joyce Liddle and John Shutt (both from Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University) for their paper entitled ‘Brexit disruption and transborder […]
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We are pleased to award the 2022 Distinguished Service to Regional Studies Award to James Walsh, Maynooth University, Ireland. We are delighted to have John Bachtler, representing the Board of the Regional Studies Association to present the award in our virtual ceremony.