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Two tenure-track positions, Department of Geography, National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan

The Department of Geography in National Taiwan University (NTU) is seeking to appoint up to two tenure-track or tenured positions at all ranks from August 2022 thereafter. The candidates will hold, or be about to complete (by August, 2022), a PhD in geography or related disciplines.  We seek energetic and innovative candidates with a track […]

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Senior Research Fellow / Research Fellow / Postdoctoral Fellow: Hospitality and Tourism Research Centre (HTRC), Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Hotel and Tourism Management  Senior Research Fellow / Research Fellow / Postdoctoral Fellow   The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) now invites applications for full-time Senior Research Fellows / Research Fellows / Postdoctoral Fellows to fulfil the mission of […]

Transformative Potential of the Belt and Road Initiative

When thinking of China’s primary economic prowess, the country is often thought of as ‘the factory of the world’ – global products such as clothes and electronics have labels of ‘made in China’. What is perhaps much less known is that China has produced numerous world-leading infrastructure projects, including the world’s fastest passenger trains, longest […]

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Physical Geography and/or Geography of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Physical Geography and/or Geography of Public Health Apply now Ref.: 507807 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Geography (30900) Categories: Professoriate Staff Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Physical Geography and/or Geography of Public Health in the Department of Geography (Ref.: 507807), to commence on January 1, 2022 or as soon as possible […]

Remote research assistant aids in COVID-19 participatory action research on separate continents

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures – Little did I know what influence the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic would have on my plans of conducting a case study to […]

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Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor: Geographic Information System, Remote Sensing and/or Spatial Data Science and Analytics, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong

Ref.: 504258 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Geography (30900) Categories: Professoriate Staff Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Geographic Information System, Remote Sensing and/or Spatial Data Science and Analytics in the Department of Geography (Ref.: 504258), to commence on July 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter, on […]

"Underground Politics" in Canadian Transnational Mining & Human Rights in the Philippines

The Government of Canada claims that existing Canadian mining practices are global models for responsible and sustainable mining. But is this the reality in local mining communities in underdeveloped nations?   Canadian Mining Companies and Corporate Negligence Canada is commonly known for its diplomacy. Yet not many know that Canada is the world’s global mining […]

RSA Women’s Network supports Collaborative International Research during Pandemic

Anyone with teaching responsibilities will know how difficult it has been to carve out time and space for research during the past year. For early career researchers that has been even more difficult to achieve. However working collaboratively can be one way to keep your research alive, create new connections and the power of networks […]

Join the RSA Today and receive a free book with your membership!

Sign up for an RSA membership before midnight on the 12th February 2021 and you can participate in our Free Book Offer, where you can get a free book worth up to £90.  See below for a full list of the books available. Please be aware that there are a limited number of free books […]

Can oil development work for Indigenous Peoples? Views from Borneo and Alaska

Earlier this year, I carried out fieldwork with the support of the RSA in Malaysian Borneo and on Alaska’s North Slope as part of my project investigating the impacts of land tenure on Indigenous land use decisions. In Malaysia, the rights of Indigenous Peoples are largely customary, meaning they are not formally codified into law. […]

Welcome to our new RSA Student Representative Board Member

We would like to welcome Tanya Chandra as our new RSA Student Representative Board Member. Tanya is a PhD candidate at the Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich. She is part of the Urban-Rural Systems team at Future Cities Laboratory, focused on capturing the different territorial transformation taking place across Monsoon Asia. Her doctoral work focuses […]

New Fellows of the Regional Studies Association (FeRSA)

The Regional Studies Association are delighted to announce the appointment of the new RSA Fellows (FeRSA) for 2021. RSA Fellows are individual members who have been continuous members for a minimum of 5 years and who have also been defined as “active members”. This means that they have contributed to the life of the Association […]

Doddy Iskandar

Doddy Isakandar, the RSA Ambassador to Indonesia is Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture and Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada. He is also Head of Spatial Planning Support Lab, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada. Please find below a welcome note from Doddy in Bahasa Indonesia followed by English translation:   Bapak/Ibu […]

Awards 2020

In 2021, we continued to celebrate the research and work that has made an original and outstanding contribution to research concerned with the analysis of regions and regional issues. Sir Peter Hall Award JAMIE PECK, University of British Columbia, Canada & Western Sydney University, Australia Regional Leadership Award for Practice and Policy Statistics Poland, Poland […]

Our November Member of the Month

Ashima Sood is Associate Professor at Anant National University, where she teaches urban policy, research methods and academic writing. She is International Corresponding Editor at Urban Studies and has been associated as editor and editorial advisory group member with the Economic and Political Weekly’s Review of Urban Affairs since its founding. She coordinated the Urban […]

Our September Member of the Month

Sylvia Ying He is an associate professor at the Department of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). She is Associate Editor of Travel Behaviour and Society (Elsevier), Associate Editor of Asian Transport Studies (Elsevier), and Guest Editor of Town Planning Review (Liverpool University Press). She is a Board Member and […]

Facing a New Economic Goliath: When benefiting from the Belt-and-Road-Initiative slings Duisburg toward dependence

Elisabeth Kaufmann, BSc, (top left) is a postgraduate student of Spatial Planning at the Technical University of Dortmund. She has been student assistant at the Chair of International Planning Studies between April 2019 and March 2020, and currently is undertaking an internship at the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in the project “Sino-German Cooperation on […]

Virtual Urban Thinkers Campus Webinar Series

In July, the RSA worked with partners in India, Europe and the USA on the UN-Habitat’s Virtual Urban Thinkers Campus Webinar Series. Focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on urban systems, the popular six webinars covered topics such as public spaces, financial recovery, housing, mobility, climate action and energy policy, multi-level governance and resilience of […]

Area Development Policy article cited in Forbes

David R. Meyer, Senior Lecturer in Management at Olin Business School (Washington University in St. Louis) published an article in Area Development and Policy (published online on 08 April 2020) ‘The Hong Kong protests will not undermine it as a leading global financial centre’. Drawing on the ‘geography of finance’ research and its focus on financial networks […]

Yingyu Feng

Event: Chinese Real Estate Congress 2019 Annual Conference (GCREC 2019) Title of presentation: We Are Where We Live: Built Environments and Health My research is a population-based study using health data (hospital admitted patient data) to analyse the effects of neighbourhood social and built environment risk factors through a multilevel approach. The aim is to […]

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 […]

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