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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. […]

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    

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.

2020 RSA Annual Conference Special Sessions

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As part of the 2020 RSA Annual Conference, 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.

2019 RSA Winter Conference Special Sessions

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As part of the 2019 RSA Winter Conference, 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.

2019 RSA CEE Conference Special Sessions

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As part of the 2019 Central and Eastern Europe Conference, 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.

2019 RSA CEE Conference Sponsors and Supporters

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We would like to thank conference delegates who have made a donation to the RSA as part of this conference. Your financial contribution helps us to continue our work and offer free events such as the 2nd CEE conference in Lublin. Thank you!

2019 Latin America Division Conference Special Sessions

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As part of the 2019 RSA Latin America Division Conference, we welcome proposals for Special Sessions in English, Spanish and Portuguese. 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.

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2018 RSA Annual Conference Special Sessions

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A World of Flows: Labour Mobility, Capital and Knowledge in an Age of Global Reversal and Regional Revival The organisers encourage joining special sessions, themed workshops and innovative forms of networking and collaboration. As part of the 2018 Annual Conference, participants can submit their abstracts to Special Sessions listed below. Special Sessions are a great way to […]

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2019 RSA CEE Conference Sponsors and Supporters

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Metropolises and Peripheries of CEE Countries: New Challenges for EU, National and Regional Policies    An international conference under the honorary patronage of Narodowy Bank Polski Narodowy Bank Polski is the central bank of the Republic of Poland. Its tasks are stipulated in the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, the Act on Narodowy Bank […]

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2018 RSA Winter Conference Special Sessions

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New Horizons for Cities and Regions in a Changing World RSA Policy Expo: HEIs in Regional Development Putting Universities in their Place – An Evidence Based Approach to Understanding the Contribution of Higher Education to Local and Regional Development Session organisers: Mark Tewdwr-Jones and Louise Kempton, Newcastle University, UK Paul Vallance, Sheffield University, UK Maria Conceição […]

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2018 RSA Global Conference in China

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Regional Governance, Industrial Restructuring and Sustainable Development The organisers encourage joining special sessions, themed workshops and innovative forms of networking and collaboration. As part of the 2018 Global Conference on China, participants can submit their abstracts to Special Sessions listed below. Special Sessions are a great way to bring together presenters to discuss and highlight a particular […]

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2018 RSA Global Conference in China Special Sessions

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Regional Governance, Industrial Restructuring and Sustainable Development The organisers encourage joining special sessions, themed workshops and innovative forms of networking and collaboration. As part of the 2018 Global Conference on China, participants can submit their abstracts to Special Sessions listed below. Special Sessions are a great way to bring together presenters to discuss and highlight a particular […]

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2019 RSA Australasia Conference Special Sessions

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Urban and Rural Wellbeing, First Nations Economies and Global Value Chains for Regional Sustainability Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development: Challenges and Opportunities Session organiser(s) Stefanie Dühr, University of South Australia, Australia: Stefanie.Duehr@unisa.edu.au Melissa Nursey-Bray, University of Adelaide, Australia: Melissa.Nursey-Bray@adelaide.edu.au The UN’s sustainable development goals and the global agenda on climate protection have prompted many countries to review their […]

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2018 RSA Annual Conference Special Sessions

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A World of Flows: Labour Mobility, Capital and Knowledge in an Age of Global Reversal and Regional Revival The organisers encourage joining special sessions, themed workshops and innovative forms of networking and collaboration. As part of the 2018 Annual Conference, participants can submit their abstracts to Special Sessions listed below. Special Sessions are a great way to […]

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2017 RSA Winter Conference Special Sessions

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The Place Dimension of Cities and Regions: Governance, Industrial Development and Sustainability The Cohesion Policy of the European Union after the Economic Crisis & Brexit: Back to National Regional Policies?: Regional Studies Journal Roundtable City Economic Evolutions The Cohesion Policy of the European Union after the Economic Crisis & Brexit: Back to National Regional Policies? […]

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2017 RSA CEE Conference - Smart Specialisation: Challenges and Opportunities for Lagging Regions

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Regional Polarisation and Unequal Development in CEE: Challenges for Innovative Place-based Policies Smart Specialisation: Challenges and Opportunities for Lagging Regions Smart Specialisation: Challenges and Opportunities for Lagging Regions Session organiser(s) Cluj IT Cluster, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (prof. Stelian Brad) Special Session Speaker: Dominique Foray, Full Professor of Economics and Management of Innovation at the École Polytechnique […]

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2017 RSA Australasia Conference Special Sessions

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Fragmented Regional Worlds: Inequality and Populism in a Globalising World S1. City and Regional Deal-Making, Intergovernmental Contractual Relations and Multi-Level Governance S2. You are where you eat? What role for geography, spatial planning and regional development in the quest for healthier and more sustainable food systems S3. Organising the 21st Century City S4. Regional and […]

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2017 RSA Latin America Conference Special Sessions

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Urbanisation in Latin America: Exclusion, Marginality and Conflict SS1. Urbanization in the Global-South: Towards New Paradigms SS2. Urban Agriculture: Reinventing Forms of Appropriation of City & Nature SS3. Metropolitan Planning & the University : Strengthening Citizenship through Local-regional Politics SS1. Urbanization in the Global-South Towards New Paradigms Session organiser(s) Arpita Biswas, PhD Candidate, University of […]

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2017 RSA Annual Conference Discuss & Debate Sessions

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the Great Regional Awakening: New Directions Brexit, Trump & the Dusk of Globalisation? New Directions in Economic & Financial Geography: Special FinGEO Panel Planning in the Metropolitan Century Open Access Publishing with the RSA: Quickly Reach a Wider Audience, Publish Smart Specialisation and Evolutionary Economic Geography : Essential Symbiosis in Order to Advance the Agenda? […]

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2017 RSA Annual Conference Special Sessions

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the Great Regional Awakening: New Directions SS1. Participatory Research & Planning SS2. New Regional Growth Paths & Entrepreneurial Discovery SS3. Poverty & Inequality in a Regional Perspective SS4. Imagine Europe SS5. Environmental Regionalism & Emerging Spaces of Environmental Governance SS6. Understanding Patterns of Psychology-related Regional Inequalities & Polarization SS7. Will Urban & Regional Leadership be […]

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2016 RSA Winter Conference Special Sessions

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New Pressures on Cities and Regions Managing change in your local economy: have your views heard Interpreting long-term urban economic transformation in cities The Political Economy of Brexit External and Internal Displacement: Impacts and Lessons Learned from Resettlement Processes Book Panel – Local and Regional Development, 2nd Edition Managing change in your local economy: have […]

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