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Tetiana Kornieieva is an international expert with over 20 years of professional experience in provision of Technical Assistance, Monitoring and Evaluation of development projects covering local economic development, regional development, local governance and decentralisation, public administration, social cohesion, territorial recovery and peacebuilding strategies, capacity building. Within these projects she provided policy advice directly to Central […]

Dr. Ajith Kaliyath is a Human Geographer and Urban and Regional Planner. Dr. Kaliyath holds a PhD in Land as a Critical Ecological Resource for Sustainable Cities from Queen’s University Belfast, UK. Considering the transferrable skills acquired by him during his PhD, Dr. Kaliyath had been awarded ‘Researcher Plus’ award by Queen’s University Belfast. He […]

Nicola Dotti

Belgium is a country where the regional dimension plays a fundamental role. And Brussels is not just the capital city of Belgium, but also hosts the EU institutions. For these reasons, I am honoured to be the RSA contact person for both scholars and policymakers dealing with Belgian regional studies as well as with EU […]

Chers et chères membres de la RSA en Suisse, Au cœur de l’Europe, la Suisse est, à de nombreux égards, un laboratoire économique, social, politique et environnemental du développement régional et urbain. N’hésitez pas à me contacter si vous souhaitez bénéficier du soutien de la RSA pour développer et valoriser nationalement et internationalement vos projets […]

各位会员,大家好!欢迎加入这个久负盛名的学术网络,也欢迎大家通过这个网络能够更多地了解中国。我愿意为所有会员架起通往中国区域研究的桥梁,期望区域研究协会获得更大的发展。 Dear members, Hello everyone! Welcome to this prestigious academic network, and welcome everyone to learn more about China through this network. I am willing to provide a bridge for all members to China’s regional research, and I hope that the regional research association will achieve greater development.

Head of Department for Human Geography, Anton Melik Geographical Institute, Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts Pozdravljeni, dobrodošli na straneh Združenja za regionalne študije, ki je eno vodilnih mednarodnih združenj s področja regionalnega razvoja, regionalne politike in regionalnega planiranja. Združenje povezuje pripadnike različnih strok in poklicev – znanstvenike, planerje, politike […]

Oto Hudec is a professor in Public Administration and Regional Development at the Faculty of Economics, Technical University of Košice (Slovak Republic). The systemic approach in his research on region, city and space is the impetus for linking the three main elements of the regional innovation system – public administration, business and research institutions and […]

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As RSA Ambassador to Singapore I welcome Singaporeans working the field of Regional Studies. Please feel free to contact me about the RSA community or Regional Studies in Singapore. Personal website

Mário Vale has a Degree in Geography, a Master’s degree in Human Geography and Local and Regional Planning and a PhD Degree in Human Geography from the University of Lisbon. He holds a position as Full Professor at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon. He was Visiting Research Fellow at CURDS […]

Stimati RSA colleagues! In calitatea mea de ambasador al Romaniei la RSA va invit pe aceasta cale sa contribuiti la dezvoltarea studiilor regionale. Va stau la dispozitie cu sfaturi si sugestii, nu ezitati sa ma contactati.   Dear RSA colleagues! In my capacity as RSA Ambassador to Romania, I invite you in this way to […]

Maciej Smętkowski is Associate Professor at the Centre for European Regional and Local Studies (EUROREG), Warsaw University. He is the Chair of the Polish Section of the RSA. He is also one of two RSA Ambassadors to Poland. Please find below a message from Maciej in Polish and English:   Szanowni Państwo, Zachęcam do zainteresowania […]

In the position for RSA Ambassador for Nigeria, I am aiming to promote the ideals of regional studies as contemporary tools and resources that can fundamentally redefine the structural components of Nigeria with a view to delivering social and economic benefits to vast majority of Nigerians who live below internationally acceptable standard of living. While […]

Arnoud Lagendijk interrogates regional development and the processes of regionalization in Europe, with emphasis on innovation and economic cluster policies. He also examines the distribution of alternative socio-economic practices (including Slow Food) and policy concepts (area development, public transport) across the world. Both themes are analyzed employing a so-called ‘relational approach’, probing the nexus between […]

I am delighted to have been asked to be the South African ambassador for the RSA. My sphere of expertise is urban and regional economics/planning with a focus on urbanisation and the development of cities. As an ambassador, I seek to have an overview of urban and regional research in (South) Africa and to promote […]

Cienījamie Reģionālo pētījumu asociācijas (RSA) biedri! Asociācija ir starptautiska organizācija, kuras misija ir reģionālo pētījumu un reģionālās zinātnes attīstība, tāpēc akadēmiskajam personālam un studentiem, valsts un pašvaldību institūciju speciālistiem, kā arī citiem interesentiem ir iespēja izmantot RSA pētījumus reģionālās politikas un prakses pilnveidošanai. RSA organizētajās ikgadējās pasaules, Eiropas, reģionāla un vietēja mēroga konferencēs, izdotajos informatīvajos […]

Professor of Economic Geography, University of Oita and Board member of the JAEG (Japan Association of Economic Geographers) 2010 – 2021: 大分大学, 経済学部, 教授 Research keywords: 経済地理学 / 総合商社 / 海外直接投資 / 経済・交通地理学 / 地域政策 / ロカリティ / 九州 / グローカル化 / 地域計画 / レギュラシオン / Globalization / 地域経済 / グローバリゼーション / Localization / 地方経済 […]

Director of the Laboratory of Local Economics – Catholic University of Piacenza Associate Professor of Economic Policy at the Faculty of Economics and Law of the Catholic University of Piacenza and Cremona Director of the Master Must Local Tourism Development and Tourism Business Management Research areas Analysis of local economic systems and territorial development policies […]

Edgar Morgenroth is full Professor of Economics in DCU Business School, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland. He is also an independent member of the National Economic and Social Council (NESC), a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences and a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association having served as its vice chairman and treasurer. […]

Balaji Parthasarathy is Professor and Dean (Faculty), and his research and teaching interests broadly focuses on the relationship between technological innovation, economic globalization, and social change. Within this broad focus, his work follows two threads. One thread examines the impacts of public policy and firm strategies on the organization of production in the ICT industry. Another […]

Balázs’ current teaching activities are mainly related to regional studies – regional economics, policy, programming. His current research is focused on regional policy in the EU after 2014, locally based economic development and theories of economic growth and development at the regional level, including: financial geography: financial centres and the spatial aspects of capital flows […]

Yannis Psycharis currently works at the Department of Economic and Regional Development, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, where he researches Economic Geography. His most recent publication is ‘Exploring the Links Between Education and Income Inequality at the Municipal Level in Greece’. Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece

Markku Sotarauta is Professor of Regional Development Studies in the Faculty of Management and Business at Tampere University, Finland. In 2011-2013, he served as the founding Dean of the School of Management and in 2009-2010 as the last Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administration. In 2008 he was appointed as a Visiting Professor […]

RSA on ilmselt dünaamilisimalt arenev regionaaluurijate organisatsioon maailmas, mis on oma liikmetele läbi Regional Studies jt. publikatsioonide, veebi ja arvukate konverentside-seminaride oluliseks erialaseks kohtumiskohaks. Eriti tõhusad on valdkondlikud väiksemad töögrupid, mis korraldavad RSA toetusel seminare, toimetavad kogumikke ja ajakirjade erinumbreid. RSA töös osalemine on kindlasti kasulik ka regionaalvaldkonna praktikutele, kes leiavad sealt enda probleemide lahendamiseks […]

Martin Pelucha

Vážené kolegyně a kolegové, z pozice národního ambasadora Regional Studies Association v České republice jsem připraven vám poskytnout nejen informace o této mezinárodní asociaci, ale také i určitou pomoc při sdílení poznatků a zkušeností v oboru regionálních věd. Pokud se zabýváte problematikou regionálních studií a máte zájem o spolupráci na národní či mezinárodní úrovni, neváhejte mě kontaktovat. Zdraví, […]

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