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Assistant Professor up to Full Professor: Physical Geography, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Department of Geography, National University of Singapore Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)/Tenured Associate or Full Professor TROPICAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE We wish to appoint, up to the level of full Professor, a leader in research on Tropical Environmental Change with specific interests in one or more of the following three areas: (1) disturbance dynamics (2) macroecology & […]

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 Global Conference in China - Save the Date

21 October 2020

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 […]

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 […]

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Opportunities and challenges for Sustainability in the 2020s, Thailand 10-13 March 2020

SEAGA Conference 2020 in Bangkok SEAGA, the Southeast Asian Geographers Association, established in 1990, is a regional association of geographers and other academic, education, government, and private sector professionals in related fields like history, the geo- and environmental sciences, and urban planning. Co-organised by SEAGA, Siam University, Thammasat University and Chulalongkorn University, the 2020 conference […]

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 assistant 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 automobile industry […]


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


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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2018 RSA Russia Conference

22 October 2018
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Regional Governance, Industrial Restructuring and Sustainable Development

29 June 2018
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4th FinGeo Global Seminar – Conference on Global Production

6 December 2017
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2017 RSA China Conference

29 July 2017
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RSA Global Conference in Beijing, China 2012

In 2012, the scale of the Association’s events changed as the International Conference was converted into a European Conference held in Delft, the Netherlands, with an additional event named the Global Conference held in Beijing,

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Eurasian Geography and Economics

Eurasian Geography and Economics welcomes original papers on geographical and economic issues in the Eurasian region, broadly defined as encompassing China, Russia, India, South East Asia, the former Soviet Union and Europe. We welcome theoretically informed papers which address any key current geopolitical and geo-economic developments in the region. Papers should clearly contextualise the topic in […]

China: An Economic powerhouse that depends on the Rest of The World

Steven Brakman is Professor of International Economics at the University of Groningen and Charles van Marrewijk is Professor of International Macroeconomics at Utrecht University, both in The Netherlands. The authors have worked together for about three decades and published dozens of articles and seven books on international trade, economic development, geographical economics, urbanization, and investment […]

Policy Expo 2018: China’s Belt and Road Initiative

On the behalf of the RSA community we would like to warmly congratulate to the Policy Expo 2018 winner: China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Better Policies for Alleviating Risks and Enhancing Opportunities Organisers: Xiangming Chen, Trinity College, USA Xue Li, Fudan University, Shanghai, China Julie Tian Miao, University of Melbourne, Australia Through its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), […]

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RSA Ambassador to Turkey

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of the second RSA Ambassador to Turkey, Dr Hilal Erkuş-Öztürk

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