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Gender balance and the RSA

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An invitation to speak at an event is always pleasing and can be a learning opportunity. This was the case when, in May, I was invited to join a panel at a Birkbeck College seminar addressing the role of gender in scholarly community bodies. As I celebrate thirty years with the RSA I reflect that […]

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Devolution to English cities is not sustainable without greater transparency and legitimacy in decision making.

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This is a guest post by Dr Sarah Ayres, Chair of the Political Studies Research Commission, Regional Studies Association Board Member and Reader in Public Policy and Governance at the University of Bristol. The post presents in shord the findings and recommendations of the project Examining the role of ‘informal governance’ on devolution to England’s cities. Follow the link for […]

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Mentoring and support on a PhD studentship

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An interview with the current ESRC White Rose DTC Collaborative PhD research student Michael Taster is a current PhD research student in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Sheffield. He is the current recipient of the ESRC White Rose DTC Collaborative PhD Studentship from the University of Sheffield co-sponsored by […]

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Call for Territory, Politics, Governance Co-Editor

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The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint a co-editor with expertise in urban and political geographies of the global south to join the editorial team of John Agnew, Michael Keating, Martin Jones, Walter Nicholls, Bae-Gyoon Park and Justus Uitermark on the journal Territory, Politics, Governance, published by Routledge. Territory, Politics, Governance is an interdisciplinary journal committed to the development of theory and research […]

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Last chance: submit your abstract for China Conference 2015

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Between 25 and 27 November, 2015 the RSA Conference in China will take place in Hangzhou, China. The conference is built around “Harmonious Development, Common Prosperity and the Transformation of Cities and Regions”. As part of the conference you are invited to submit papers covering a variety of issues including: International co-operation, infrastructure investment, finance and […]

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RSA finally knocking at the UN door

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This is a guest post by Dr. Ulrich Graute. He is an International Cooperation and Development Expert (UN, EU, national) and Senior Adviser, as well as a board member of the Regional Studies Association. Ulrich talks about the engagement of the RSA in the global dialogue regarding sustainable development and how the organization became well […]

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The 50th year of the Regional Studies Association!

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We kick off this year with an anniversary joint guest post by our own RSA Chair Andrew Beer and RSA CEO Sally Hardy who wanted to express their reflective thoughts and hopes for the future regarding the Association, as this year we celebrate the 50th year of the Regional Studies Association. Welcome to 2015, the 50th year […]

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Regional Studies Journal – Executive Editor – Job Opportunity

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Dear friends and colleagues, We want to let you know that the role of Executive Editor for the Regional Studies Associations‘ flagship journal Regional Studies is vacant. If you are interested, you could be our new Executive Editor. For details see the advert below. Regional Studies Journal Executive Editor The post is for 3 or […]

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RSA Students & Early Careers Social Events

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Here at the RSA we are very happy to announce that the RSA 2014 European Conference schedule has been enriched by a new and innovative event: the Launch of our Students & Early Careers Social Events. This event will take place in conjunction with the RSA’s 2014 European Conference in Izmir, Turkey, 15-18 June 2014. RSA Students & […]

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Regional Insights: New Call for Papers

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Are you a PhD student or Early Career Researcher with an interest in regional studies? If so, the editors of Regional Insights (Paul Benneworth; Paul Braidford; Beatrix Haselsberger; Gert-Jan Hospers; Sabrina Lai & Julie Porter) would like to hear from you and help you develop your next research publication. See below details of the new […]

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Twitter tips from David Bailey

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August is a quiet month here at RSA blog HQ so David Bailey, Regional Studies Association Chair, has stepped up and provided us with some great twitter tips. Don’t forget to tweet David after reading this! Many of us use social media and blogging as a way of making academic research in regional studies more […]

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Images from Beijing

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A short post today with some photos from our first ever conference in China. For those of us who were able to make it to Beijing, I think it is fair to say that we were in awe at the sheer scale of the city and humbled by the graciousness of our hosts at the […]

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RSA Research Networks

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Happy New Year!

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All About Elizabeth…

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That’s all from Elizabeth today. Be sure to say hello (or Guten Tag / ¿qué tal?) next time you see Elizabeth at an RSA event. There will be more from the RSA staff team in future…

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Regional Studies at UCLA

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All About Auréliane…

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Look out for more in the ‘All About’ series in future blog posts. Thanks again to Auréliane for taking part!

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Looking Towards China 2012

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RSA – Football in Newcastle

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Regional Insights – Take a Look!

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RSA Conference 2011

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We look forward to seeing everyone in Newcastle!

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The RSA – on Facebook

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All about ESPON

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A Growing Community…

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