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Territories Categories: Africa

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Urban Africa in the Twenty-First Century, Association of African Planning Schools (AAPS), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 18-20 November 2020

Call for papers: AAPS conference 2020 The Institute of Spatial Planning (IRPUD) at TU Dortmund University (Germany), together with the Institute of Human Settlement Studies and School of Spatial Planning and Social Sciences at Ardhi University (Tanzania) invite paper submissions for the fifth international conference of the Association of African Planning Schools (AAPS). Keynote speakers […]

2020 RSA Awards Nominations - Call Now Open

Nominations (both self-nominations and third-party nominations) of current members are being sought for the following awards in regional studies and related fields: Nathaniel Lichfield Award – this award is for recent Masters graduate who has graduated within the previous year; RSA PhD Student Award – this award is for registered PhD students who have not yet received […]

Awards 2020

Nominations (both self-nominations and third-party nominations) of current members are being sought for the following awards in regional studies and related fields: Nathaniel Lichfield Award – this award is for recent Masters graduate who has graduated within the previous year; RSA PhD Student Award – this award is for registered PhD students who have not […]

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1st International Colloquium: The Entrepreneurial University and Development Model of Emerging Economies, Casablanca, Morocco, March 20–21, 2020

CONTEXT AND TOPICS Extending the university’s mission to have a greater impact on economic development, has gained a great focus on research, giving birth to the entrepreneurial university concept. This is a relatively new appellation for universities, commonly referred to as an advancement in university policies, which have become wider and have as a purpose […]

Student and Early Career Representative Board Member positions available January 2020

Two exciting opportunities have arisen for an enthusiastic PhD Student and an Early Career Researcher to join the Board of the Regional Studies Association. The RSA is an established global Association and a place on the Board will enable successful candidates to engage with colleagues, from students and early career researchers through to high profile […]

Folasade Odekunle, Member of the Month, September 2019

Folasade Odekunle is a doctoral student in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She is also a Lecturer  in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP) at Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria  where she  served as  Pioneer coordinator  of the URP programme  for  3 years. She […]

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New RSA Ambassadors to Egyp

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our two new Ambassadors to Egypt, Dr Abeer Elshater and Dr Yehya Serag.

Abeer Elshater

As RSA Ambassador to Egypt it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the regional studies community. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with me for any information concerning the Regional Studies Association in Egypt.  

Yehya Serag

Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning Department, Ain Shams University الزملاء الأعزاء مصر هي أكبر دولة فى الشرق الاوسط من حيث اهميتها الإقليمية فى العديد من النواحي الجغرافية و الثقافية و التاريخية و الاقتصادية  و السياسية. و لقد شهدت مصر منذ ما يزيد عن 50 عاما العديد من محاولات التنمية و التخطيط الاقليميين […]

Oladayo Ramon Ibrahim

Oladayo Ramon Ibrahim

My country is a multi-tribe and multi-language country, therefore the English Language is the official language of the country. In my position as a country representative or ambassador of RSA for Nigeria, my goal is to lift the regional planning practice in Nigeria and sell the RSA idea to the generality of potential and interested […]

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Graphic detail

No matter what your opinion is of The Economist, their use of graphics and maps helps shed light on complex policy issues – and often those with a regional dimension. For example, in 2010 they published a fascinating map on the ‘true size’ of Africa (below), following the earlier example by Kai Krause. This is […]

Lookman Oshodi

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 […]

Ivan Turok

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 […]

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