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New Professional Development Webinars added for September to December

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Following on from its great success and continuing popularity, the RSA Professional Development Webinar Series resumes on 2nd September, after a short summer break in August. We are again offering (almost) weekly webinars on timely topics for researchers at different career stages. All webinars are free and open to attend for all. A recording of […]

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Regions Cities Industry Webinar: Pathways to a Green and Equitable Covid-19 Recovery

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Speakers: Professor Joan Fitzgerald, Northeastern Universtiy, USA Paul Hockenous, Journalist, Germany Dr. Rogério Studart, The New Climate Economy at the World Resources Institute, USA Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live […]

Successful partnership with the OECD’s Trento Centre for Local Development

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This webinar, held on the 3 September 2020, was organised in collaboration between the OECD Spatial Productivity Lab at the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development (an integral part of Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities) and the Regional Studies Association. The webinar was the 9th Meeting of the OECD Spatial Productivity Lab and part of […]

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Webinar The Reality of Teleworking: People, Firms, Places

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Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

New Regions Cities Industry Webinars

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Following on from a successful first series and with continuing popularity, the RSA Regions Cities Industry Webinar Series resumes on 30th September, after a short summer break. We are again offering monthly webinars on timely topics for researchers and policymakers alike. All webinars are free and open for all to attend. You can find more […]

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Regions Cities Industry Webinar: Global Value Chains and Regional Recovery after Covid-19

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Global Value Chains and Foreign Direct Investment create both opportunities and challenges for cities and regions. The pandemic has deeply affected consolidated internationalisation patterns and the local impacts of these global forces. Regional recovery needs to leverage all possible opportunities offered by the new global order. This calls for a re-consideration of existing policy tools […]

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Webinar Pathways to a Green, Equitable, Covid-19 Recovery

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Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

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Webinar Whatever Happened to Uneven Development? in Conversation with Professor Jamie Peck and Dr Marion Werner

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Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

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Webinar Entrepreneurship and Regional Growth in the Long Run

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Entrepreneurship can promote economic performance in a variety of ways, short-term and in the longer run. A key finding of recent empirical studies is that high regional levels of entrepreneurship in terms of self-employment and new business formation tend to be rather persistent and can last for decades or even more than a century. A […]

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Geopolitics in an Anthropocene and Pandemic Era: In conversation with Professor Simon Dalby

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Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

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Webinar Global Pandemics, COVID-19 and the Small Business Economy: Regional Implications of the Economic Meltdown Speakers

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Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

Webinar “Nothing new under the sun” How the past informs today’s policy responses: Crisis and (missed) opportunities Speakers

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We are pleased to announce the second in our plenary webinar series that should have taken place at our face to face events. “Nothing new under the sun” How the past informs today’s policy responses: Crisis and (missed) opportunities Presentations and discussions in this webinar will analyse how history has shaped arguments in regional development […]

Webinar: Regional Studies Annual Lecture Speakers

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We are pleased to announce the first in our new series of monthly webinars. In light of the ongoing global situation with coronavirus, we wanted to bring the RSA community some of the lectures/plenaries that should have taken place at our face to face events. The Regional Studies Annual Lecture: Regional Worlds: From Related Variety in […]

Politics of Displacement, Identity and Urban Citizenship in Migratory Contexts

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The RSA Research Network on Politics of Displacement, Identity and Urban Citizenship in Migratory Contexts organised an event: Participatory Action Research and Ethnographic Theatre: I Am Rohingya: Staging a Genocide, a presentation by Yusuf Zine held on March 10, 2020 in Toronto, Canada. Organisers: Hulya Arik is an assistant professor at the Human Geography at […]

2020 RSA Annual Conference Refund Page

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On 13th March 2020, in a virtual meeting, the Board of the Regional Studies Association took the difficult decision that the Annual Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia cannot go ahead as planned in June. This decision was taken in the light of the evolving situation relating to coronavirus and in close consultation with the local organising team. […]

2020 Annual Conference Bursary Winners

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For the 2020 Annual Conference #RSA20, the RSA awards a number of bursaries. Below you can find the winners for this year’s Annual Conference: Top row, left to right: Sofia Kazakova (Institute for Public Finance Reform, Russia) Simone Maria Grabner (Gran Sasso Science Institute, Italy) Piotr Idczak (Poznan University of Economics, Poland) Middle row, left […]

Discuss and Debate Sessions at #RSA20 Annual Conference

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Join us for our high-profile discuss and debate sessions at #RSA20. These sessions take place on Friday 19th June from 13.30-14.40. Please click below for more details.

Technical Tours and Side Events

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There will be a number of Technical Tours at this year’s #RSA20 Annual Conference. These will be free of charge, but we kindly ask you to reserve a space online below. Please note that all tours and waiting lists are currently fully booked. Thank you for your understanding.

2020 RSA Student and Early Career Conference Plenary Speakers

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Plenary sessions organised for the conference include a panel session on Academic Publishing, How to win Funding and Manage Research Projects and How to Optimise Impact from your Research    

RSA Opportunities and Support for Students and Early Career Researchers

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We are committed to supporting students and early career researchers and below are some of the many initiatives that we offer to develop students and early career researchers’ careers, influence and research. 2020 RSA Annual Conference; Transformations: Relational Spaces, beyond Urban and Rural; Ljubljana, Slovenia; 17 – 20 June 2020. This four-day conference brings together academics […]

2019 RSA Winter Conference - conference photos now online

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The 2019 RSA Winter conference took place from 14th-15th November 2019 at the Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury. Delegates enjoyed two days of presentation, discussion and plenary sessions. Please click here to view the conference photos. Click here to view the Conference Infographic. Fumi Kitagawa (FeRSA) has written a blog about organising a special session at the Winter Conference 2019. […]

2020 RSA Annual Conference Sponsors and Supporters

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We thank our sponsors and supporters who will be at our Annual Conference #RSA20 conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Student and EC Sessions at #RSA20 Annual Conference

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Student and Early Career sessions Career paths for academics outside higher education Many early career researchers find themselves at a crossroads as they finish their PhDs. They have to make some important decisions which are likely to fundamentally shape their careers. Not only will they want to build a successful career by securing a good […]

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities at #RSA20 Annual Conference

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The Annual Conference #RSA20 will gather over 600 participants from academia, policy and practice, representing over 50 different countries and thus will provide an excellent platform to present your work and/or organisation. Sponsor a Special Session Special Sessions are a great way to bring together presenters and delegates to discuss and highlight a particular topic […]

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