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Postdoc Opportunity: Peopling Infrastructure: Aeromobilities, Automation and Labour Mobilisations in Asia, National University of Singapore, Singapore

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE Social Science and Humanities Research (SSHR) Fellowship Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Project on ‘Peopling Infrastructure: Aeromobilities, Automation and Labour Mobilisations in Asia’ Awarded by Singapore’s Social Science Research Council (SSRC), a Social Science and Humanities Research (SSHR) Fellowship, led by Principle Investigator Dr Lin Weiqiang (National University of Singapore) with collaborators Professor Peter Adey […]

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Postdoc Opportunity: Peopling Infrastructure, National University of Singapore, Singapore

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE Social Science and Humanities Research (SSHR) Fellowship Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Project on ‘Peopling Infrastructure: Aeromobilities, Automation and Labour Mobilisations in Asia’   Awarded by Singapore’s Social Science Research Council (SSRC), a Social Science and Humanities Research (SSHR) Fellowship, led by Principle Investigator Dr Lin Weiqiang (National University of Singapore) with collaborators Professor Peter Adey […]

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 […]

Awards 2020

Within these unprecedented times, we feel that it is important to remember to celebrate the research and work that has been carried out in regional studies and its related fields, including urban and rural studies, city-regions and interstitial spaces. In 2020, the Awards have been given virtually. Student and Early Career Awards Nathaniel Lichfield Award: […]

Lu Dadao

Academician LU Dadao is an outstanding economic geographer affiliated with the Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), Chinese Academy of Sciences. Professor Lu proposed a “T-shaped” spatial strategy for regional development according to his theory of “pole-axis” system in regional economy. He also established the theoretical framework for China’s industrial geography. His […]

RSA China Division and accessing WeChat

Our China Division is based at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and has it’s own web page which you can find at http://www.rsachina.org/ The China Division also has an official WeChat account, CHandADP. To link up with this account, you will first need to download the WeChat app to your mobile device and scan the […]

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 […]

Ajith Kaliyath, RSA Member of the Month, October 2019

  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 transferable skills acquired by him during his PhD, Dr. Kaliyath had been awarded ‘Researcher Plus’ award by Queen’s University Belfast. […]

Elisa Giuliani

Dr. Canfei He is a Changjiang Scholar and Full Professor in Economic Geography at Peking University in China. He is the dean of college of urban and environmental sciences at Peking University and the deputy director of Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy. His main research interests include evolutionary economic geography […]

Weidong Liu

Weidong Liu is a full professor in Economic Geography and Deputy Director at the Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. His areas of study are regional development and policies in China, foreign direct investments, spatial impacts of new information and communication technologies, and the changing geography of the […]

India

The RSA’s India Division was launched in April 2017 at the India Habitat Centre.

China

In 2014, the RSA launched its China Division which is based at the Chinese Academy of Science. The RSA offers a reduced membership rate for new members who join the RSA’s China Division and who are based in China. The China Division membership includes online journal access to the following 24 academic journals: Regional Studies Spatial Economic Analysis Territory, […]

Network Approaches to Polycentric Urban Development

14 December 2019

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