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Territories Categories: Asia

"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 […]

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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, GovLab and EPoD India, Kathmandu, Nepal

Governance Lab (GovLab), based in Lalitpur and working in Nepal in partnership with EPoD India at LEAD at Krea University, is dedicated to using rigorous evidence to address challenging questions at the intersection of economic development and public policy. Our cutting-edge research examines questions related to governance, political selection, state capacities, social protection, and also […]

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Graduate Fellowships, Academy of Korean Studies, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

2021 AKS Graduate Fellowship The Academy of Korean Studies – The Graduate School of Korean Studies Apply through original listing  The Graduate School of Korean Studies, the Academy of Korean Studies(AKS), which is responsible to the Ministry of Education, is a research-oriented graduate school in the fields of humanities and social sciences pertinent to Korea. It […]

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Assistant/Associate Professor position: Urban/regional studies, Wuhan University, China

The Institute of Regional and Urban-Rural Development at Wuhan University invites applications for tenure-track assistant/associate professor positions in any areas of urban/regional economic development. The Institute was founded jointly by Wuhan University and National Development and Reform Commission with the objective to reshape regional development policies and landscape. It is directly administered by the university […]

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Teaching Lecturer, Teaching Fellow, or Senior Teaching Fellow: Urban Planning and Design Planning, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

University Overview Located in Suzhou, China, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a young, dynamic and EMI university founded in 2006.  XJTLU is a unique collaborative institution and one of the first joint-venture university in China to offer both UK (University of Liverpool) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited undergraduate degrees for more than 100 programmes. […]

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Post-Doctoral position: Agro-energy businesses in designing sustainable agri-urbanism, Singapore-ETH Centre, Singapore

80%, Singapore, fixed-term The Future Cities Laboratory is inviting enthusiastic individuals to apply for a post-doctoral position within the research project on ‘New Urban Agendas under Planetary Urbanization: Designing Sustainable Agri-Urbanisms.’ Under the direction of Professor Naomi C. Hanakata (NUS), the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with an international and interdisciplinary team […]

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Associate/Assistant Professor in Sociology, University of Macau, Macau, China

Associate/Assistant Professor in Sociology  (Ref. No.: FSS/DSOC/AAP/03/2021) The University of Macau (UM) is the only public comprehensive university in Macao. Leveraging this unique advantage, UM aims to establish itself as a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, UM has seen a significant development in and a rising international […]

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Faculty member, College of Business and Management, Vin University, Hanoi, Vietnam

THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT Through its excellence in teaching, research and innovation, the College of Business & Management (CBM) aims to nurture and develop competent business professionals, leaders and entrepreneurs with integrity who are critical thinkers and aspire to move Vietnam to a respectful position in the world. The College offers two degree […]

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Research Assistant/ Professor: Smart City, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF LAND SURVEYING AND GEO-INFORMATICS  Research Assistant Professor in Smart City / Spatial Big Data Analytics / Geo- Information Technology (Urban Informatics / Geo-Artificial Intelligence) (two posts)   (Ref. 21012905) The Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) is widely considered as a centre of excellence in both education and […]

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

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 have graduated within the previous year. Paul Benneworth PhD Student Award – this award is for registered PhD students who have […]

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 […]

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