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Territories Categories: Asia

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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,

Eurasian Geography and Economics

Eurasian Geography and Economics welcomes papers on geographical and economic issues in the Eurasian region.

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

Hilal Erkuş-Öztürk

Değerli Bölgesel Çalışmalar Derneği Üyeleri, Bölgesel Çalışmalar Derneğinin (RSA) Türkiye elçisi olarak, derneğin Türkiye’deki bilimsel aktivitelerini yaymayı, Türkiye’nin farklı bölgelerinde bulunan bölgesel çalışmalar üzerine uzmanlaşan akademisyenleri ve araştırmacıları biraraya getirerek bilimsel çalışma ortaklılarını geliştirmeyi ve böylelikle ülkemizde yapılan bölgesel çalışmaların uluslararası ve güncel niteliğinin arttırılmasını amaçlamaktayım. Bölgesel Çalışmalar Derneği (RSA), uluslararası işbirliği geliştirerek alanda yüksek […]

Ajith Kaliyath

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

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Launch of Regional Studies Association’s Students & Early Careers Social Event Serials

Because of the high interest level regarding the association’s student and early careers social events that recently took place, our Early Career Representative Julie Miao was kind enough to put together some notes regarding the recent event that took place in Izmir, and to describe what those that could not attend missed. Following a long […]

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Live coverage of the 2014 European Conference in Izmir, Turkey and the latest issue of Regions Magazine

This June is an extremely interesting month for us here at the Regional Studies Association. At this very moment the Regional Studies Association European Conference 2014 entitled: Diverse Regions: Building Resilient Communities and Territories is taking place in Izmir, Turkey. If you are not able to attend, do not worry. Out staff and fellow members […]

Weidong Liu

各位会员,大家好!欢迎加入这个久负盛名的学术网络,也欢迎大家通过这个网络能够更多地了解中国。我愿意为所有会员架起通往中国区域研究的桥梁,期望区域研究协会获得更大的发展。 Dear members, Hello everyone! Welcome to this prestigious academic network, and welcome everyone to learn more about China through this network. I am willing to provide a bridge for all members to China’s regional research, and I hope that the regional research association will achieve greater development.

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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 […]

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Henry Wai-chung Yeung

As RSA Ambassador to Singapore I welcome Singaporeans working the field of Regional Studies. Please feel free to contact me about the RSA community or Regional Studies in Singapore. Personal website

Yoshihiro Miyamachi (Mia)

Professor of Economic Geography, University of Oita and Board member of the JAEG (Japan Association of Economic Geographers) 2010 – 2019: 大分大学, 経済学部, 教授 Research keywords: 経済地理学 / 総合商社 / 海外直接投資 / 経済・交通地理学 / 地域政策 / ロカリティ / 九州 / グローカル化 / 地域計画 / レギュラシオン / Globalization / 地域経済 / グローバリゼーション / Localization / 地方経済 […]

Balaji Parthasarathy

Balaji Parthasarathy is Professor and Dean (Faculty), and his research and teaching interests broadly focuses on the relationship between technological innovation, economic globalization, and social change. Within this broad focus, his work follows two threads. One thread examines the impacts of public policy and firm strategies on the organization of production in the ICT industry. Another […]

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The Hu Huanyong Line

The Regional Studies blog squad note with some alarm that the Beijing conference is nearly upon us. We say ‘note with some alarm’ in the typical academic manner of not having yet finalised the all important conference presentation but, as usual, we’re working to a just-in-time production model so everything will be fine! Anyway, before […]

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Beijing in Numbers

In a blog post from last summer, we looked at some interesting facts about China and compared it to Europe and the USA. From the image below, you can get the basic point we made back then – China is very big and the population is more than twice that of the European Union. In […]

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Excitement builds for the RSA’s Global Conference in Beijing!

Hello, fellow RSA members my name is Jimmy Ancheta Jr and I’m the Conference and Administration Officer at the RSA. I recently travelled to Beijing in preparation for the inaugural Regional Studies Association’s Global Conference 2012. Here are a just a few highlights from my trip. Day 1 Monday 14 November 2011 Beijing International Airport […]

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Province, State and Country Populations

Some interesting facts emerge from this analysis, and not just the huge population of China as a whole (1.3 billion people). For example, the province level municipality of Shanghai has more people than Romania (23.0 million vs. 22.0 million) and more people live in Beijing (19.6 million) than New York state (19.4 million). Germany’s population […]

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