Today, the diverse pressures on universities are creating many tensions and contradictions which are difficult to resolve, with stakeholders having different expectations that often pull in contrary directions. The Association has launched the 2018 policy research initiative with the role of Higher Education Institutions in regional development as one of the themes for this year's policy expo.
It is with deepest sadness that we have heard about the passing of Professor Peter Meusburger.
The RSA is happy to announce the appointment of the new RSA Blog Editor – Joshua Barrett.
The new Latin America Division Chair, Miguel Atienza, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the Universidad Católica del Norte, in Antofagasta, Chile.
Territory, Politics, Governance, Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2018 is now available online on Regional Studies Association Portal.
We are pleased to announce and welcome our new Early Career representative Camilla Chlebna to the RSA Board.
The Association has launched a new policy research initiative worth £15,000 to successful teams aiming to connect their work and wider communities to societal questions and policy needs. These Expos will investigate how the communities of regional studies, regional science, urban studies and related fields can respond to new societal challenges and opportunities.
Drawing on findings submitted by convenors from selected workshops, organized by different institutions, on different but related topics this paper provides an overview of the key issues and conclusions of the workshop debates for the future of Cohesion Policy.
Letter from Mark Tewdwr-Jones, Chair of the RSA.
As 2017 is coming to a close, we would like to remind you of some dates for your diaries.
We seek your ideas for University sessions at the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC).
In 2018, the Regions magazine moves to a new, more interactive online only format with a new team of editors – Eduardo Oliveira, Julie Tian Miao and Michael Taster.
The Association owes an enormous debt of gratitude to the current editorial team who have masterfully edited Regions for almost a decade.
We are very pleased to announce that Professor Mark Tewdwr-Jones, Director of Newcastle City Futures and Chair of Town Planning, Newcastle University, UK has been appointed the new chair of the RSA.
Thank you for being with us at the RSA Winter Conference and the President's event.
The RSA is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Ambassadors: Valeria Lingua, Elton Stafa and Sergio Montero Munoz.
On the edge looking outwards/inwards: contemporary regional development issues from the Atlantic fringe.
The Regional Studies Association (RSA) seeks to appoint an Editor for its popular Blog which has been running since 2010. The Blog provides a platform for the RSA and its community to share short, engaging articles on research and the latest developments in the field.
We are happy to announce deadlines for 2018. See this post for more details.
The RSA was a key partner in the European Week of Regions and Cities and we were coordinating the #EURegionsWeek 2017 University sessions and EU Cohesion Policy Master Class.
We are proud to announce the RSA Awards winners 2017. The RSA continues to recognise excellence in our field with our annual awards ceremony.
Area Development and Policy, Volume 2, Issue 3, November 2017 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.
We invite you to participate in a series of sessions (see details below), that we will co-organize with the Regional Studies Association at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG), held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from April 10-14, 2018.
The articles in this issue raise and approach the problematic of the “tragedy” of the nation-state in very different ways to introduce new perspectives on this taken-for-granted concept.