People Categories: Travel Grant

Chandrima Mukhopadhyay

Name of event: Annual congress of Association of European School of Planning (AESOP) I presented a paper on ‘Evaluating Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor as an emerging megaregion in India’ at the annual congress of Association of European School of Planning (AESOP). The paper was presented at a track on regional economics and scarce resources planning. There were […]

Linda Wollersheim

Name of event: KOSMOS Conference – Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century, Humboldt University Berlin On the occasion of Alexander von Humboldt’s 250th birthday and in light of his famous Kosmos lectures, Humboldt University of Berlin staged the KOSMOS Conference ‘Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century’ in Berlin at the end […]

Mattia Casula

Name of event: 4th edition of the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4) The 4th edition of the International Conference of Public (ICPP4) was organized by the International Public Policy Association (IPPA), a leading international organization in the field of policy science.  It aims to promote the international diffusion of knowledge on public policy, disseminating […]

Guillermo Jajamovich

The RSA Travel Grant award enabled my participation at the 2019 Meeting of the “Encontro Nacional da Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Planejamento Urbano e Regional”  (ENANPUR) that took place in the city of Natal. The meeting of the ENANPUR is firmly established as one of the major Latin American conferences for those […]

Yehya Serag

Yehya M. Serag

Urbanism @ the borders conference, Aberdeen, 5 to 7 September 2018 – Towards an appropriate regional development approach for developing the Halayb – Shalateen border region in the South East of Egypt The city reshaped conference, Leeds, 11 to 12 September 2018 – The International co-organizer of the event, as well as a presentation in a workshop that I […]

Meg Sherval

The combined New Zealand Geographical Society/Institute of Australian Geographers Conference in Auckland was an excellent conference with scholars and Research Higher Degree students attending representing many parts of the globe. I was thrilled (with the financial support of the Regional Studies Association) to have the opportunity to present my paper in a session on ‘Alternate […]

Li Fang

I thank the Regional Studies Association for sponsoring my travel to the American Association of Geographers (AAG) annual meeting in New Orleans from April 10 to 14, 2018, to present part of my dissertation and network with colleagues. I have presented in the session “Business Geography Student Paper Competition 2”. This is a session organized […]

Cecilia Alda Vidal

I am grateful to the Regional Studies Association and its members for supporting my participation in the African Centre for Cities (ACC) International Urban Conference. The conference was held at the University of Cape Town on the 1st to 3rd of February 2018 and celebrated the tenth anniversary of the ACC. My presentation was part […]

Anil Kumar Roy

I attended the 14th International Congress of Asian Planning Schools Association, held at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China during 12-14 October 2017. And I take this opportunity to thank RSA for awarding me the Travel Grant to participate in the aforesaid international conference. The conference was extremely well organised by the Asian Planning Schools Association and […]

Tyler Harlan

I am very grateful to the Regional Studies Association and its members for supporting my participation in the 2017 Institute of Australian Geographers (IAG) annual conference in Brisbane. I was part of a fantastic Economic Geography Study Group session entitled “Critical Reappraisals of Energy”, where I presented on my PhD research on small hydropower and […]

Donna Carmichael

Name of event: International Conference for Business & Economics Title of presentation: The Re-branding of Mid-Sized Post-Industrial Cities – Challenges and Lessons Learned The International Conference for Business and Economics in London was an excellent and well-attended conference, with speakers and delegates from over 30 countries around the world, and I was delighted to have the […]

Tanzia Islam

The Scholarship of Social Engagement Symposium was arranged by the University of Kansas on 20th-21st October, 2016. The symposium had been initiated to bring presenters together for the discussion and dissemination of research on design and work concerning social engagement. The symposium offered the establishment of a global network of scholars who are currently developing […]

Mandar Vijay Kulkarni

Firstly, I am very grateful to Regional Studies Association for awarding me the travel grant that facilitated my travel to attend the conference called Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) Plenary: Piecing Together a Paradigm, organized by the Institute for New Economic Thinking at Central European University, Budapest during 19-22 October 2016. The RSA Travel Grant gave me the […]

Hao Huang

The RSA awarded me with a travel grant to attend the 10th International Association for China Planning Conference: Governance and Planning in Transitional China. The conference took place in Beijing from June 30 to July 3, 2016. It was organized in conjunction with Peking University, and was co-organized by The Regional Science Association of China, […]

Nicola Pontarollo

I’m very grateful to Regional Studies Association for giving me the opportunity to attend to the Warsaw International Economic Meeting 2016 (WIEM 2016), where I presented my work entitled “Ethnic Minority Concentration: A Source of Productivity Growth for Italian Provinces?”. The aim of my paper was to assess the contribution of ethnic minorities to the […]

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Tucker Landesman

I would like to thank the Regional Studies Association for supporting my participation at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). The awarded funds covered roundtrip airfare between Rio de Janeiro and San Francisco. The annual meeting of the AAG is the largest international conference for geographers as well as non-geography […]

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Luke Taylor

The Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty convened on 14-19th March 2016. Due to the support of the Regional Studies Association, I was able to attend. This report is intended to provide a summary of how the grant helped to grow my experience as a young researcher and practitioner. This is the 17th […]

Andrei Mikhail Zaiatz Crestani

The travel award given to me by the RSA allowed me to attend the exciting conference “Regional Urbanism in the era of globalization” in Huddersfield, organised by the University of Huddersfield – UK. Through an examination of such issues as environmental sustainability, cultural/civic identity, transportation, health and well-being and social/economic development, the conference offered a […]

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal

This was a small conference that is held every year, typically in October. The conference primarily hosts a variety of Japanese researchers who are working on a plethora of topics in regional science, broadly construed. However, every year, a small number of sessions are in English and these sessions frequently attract international researchers from countries such […]

Gabriel Silvestre

The RSA Travel Grant award enabled my participation at the 2015 Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) that took place in the city of Chicago. The annual meeting of the AAG is firmly established as one of the major international conferences for those doing research in the field of urban and regional studies. […]

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Peter Schmidt

The RSA awarded me with a travel grant to attend the 55th European Regional Science Association (ERSA) congress (World Renaissance: Changing roles for people and places). The congress took place in Lisbon from the 25th to the 28th of August 2015. It was organized in conjunction with the 21st APDR (Associação Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento […]

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Guilherme Ottoni Teixeira Costa

The  2015 HDCA Annual Conference was set at Georgetown University, in Washington D.C., between September 10th and 13th. The theme of the conference was “capabilities on the move: mobility and aspirations”. It focus was to discuss about results of researchs, experiences and theoretical issues about human development and the Capabilities Approach, in a more broad […]

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Lidia K.C.Manzo

From February 26th to March 1st 2015, the Eastern Sociological Society helds a four­day annual conference under the main theme “Crossing Borders” at the Millenium hotel Convention Center of New York, USA. The special focus of the 2015 meeting invited  discussion of the social construction and social impacts of borders dividing individuals, groups, and nations.  […]

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Dorine Boumans

The travel award from the Regional Studies Association covered the travel expenses for attending the 7th Pan-European Conference on the European Union, 5-7 June 2014, The Hague, the Netherlands, organised by Leiden University.  The bi-annual conference of the Standing Group on the European Union of European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) is, especially in light […]

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