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2021 Regions in Recovery Well-being tent

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Welcome to the Regions in Recovery Well-being tent. This is a space for you to wind down after an E-Festival day with one of our free yoga sessions or painting sessions (fee applies). Or, why not start the day energised with one of our morning yoga sessions? Dates and times of the activities, as well […]

RSA and post-pandemic “new normal” for conferences (Part 2)

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Part 2  In the first part of this blog, we outlined the Regional Studies Association’s immediate post-pandemic conference response for 2020 and 2021. In this one, we unveil the strategy for 2022 and beyond.   Pandemic shock and early responses 2020/2021 At the time of writing, April 2021, there remain scientifically evidenced concerns about COVID […]

2021 Regions in Recovery Plenary Speakers

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Watch this space for a confirmation of more plenary speakers for our Global E-Festival Regions in Recovery in due course. All times below in British Summer time (BST). Check your own time zone here. Receive all the latest updates by following #RinR21 on Twitter.

2021 Regions in Recovery Festival Partners and Supporters

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The Regions in Recovery e-Festival is a research-led celebration of thinking about our regions and cities in a time of great crisis and change. The word Festival illustrates that the event takes place over several weeks, accommodating the work of many researchers and policymakers along with an optional social and well-being programme. The collective goal […]

2021 Regions in Recovery Special Sessions

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As part of the 2021 Regions in Recovery E-Festival, we welcome proposals for Special Sessions. Special Sessions are a great way to bring together presenters to discuss and highlight a particular topic and to develop or further extend your network. Click here to submit an abstract to one of the special sessions, please choose the […]

Event Recap: NOIR Water Infrastructure & Regional Governance Workshop

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On September 29- October 2, 2020, NOIR hosted a series of virtual workshops on Water Infrastructure and Regional Governance. The workshop series, attended by participants from around the world, was designed to foster a global interdisciplinary conversation examining: (1) how water infrastructure shapes formal and informal regional spaces, communities, and governance dynamics; and (2) how […]

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.

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