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Funded MA applications: New Home North: Housing Experiences of Newcomers in Canadian Northern Cities, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

We are recruiting MA students for Fall 2021 at Memorial University Geography. Interested applicants should send a CV to Dr. Yolande Pottie-Sherman at ypottiesherm@mun.ca and Dr. Julia Christensen at jchristensen@mun.ca. Our department’s application deadline is January 15, 2021. If accepted into the program, MA students will: complete our 2-year MA program in Geography, and develop thesis projects related to project objectives (see below) […]

COVID-19 and Cottage Country: Exploring place, power, and policy in the ‘right to be rural’

Ashleigh Weeden is a rural futurist and PhD Candidate in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development in the Ontario Agricultural College at the University of Guelph. Her work is focused on investigating place-based rural innovation, community capacity building, and public policy renewal. In addition to her current doctoral research, Ashleigh coordinates the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation’s Rural […]

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Webinar Whatever Happened to Uneven Development? in Conversation with Professor Jamie Peck and Dr Marion Werner

Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

Politics of Displacement, Identity and Urban Citizenship in Migratory Contexts

The RSA Research Network on Politics of Displacement, Identity and Urban Citizenship in Migratory Contexts organised an event: Participatory Action Research and Ethnographic Theatre: I Am Rohingya: Staging a Genocide, a presentation by Yusuf Zine held on March 10, 2020 in Toronto, Canada. Organisers: Hulya Arik is an assistant professor at the Human Geography at […]

Participatory action research and ethnographic theatre: I Am Rohingya: Staging a Genocide

10 March 2020

Cultural Production and the Contemporary Visual Narratives of Migration, Refuge and Borders - CANCELLED

25 May 2020

The Theory, Practice, and Potential of Regional Development: The Case of Canada

Edited by Kelly Vodden, David J.A. Douglas, Sean Markey, Sarah Minnes, and Bill Reimer (See bios below) Canadian regional development today involves multiple actors operating within nested scales from local to national and even international levels. Recent approaches to making sense of this complexity have drawn on concepts such as multi-level governance, relational assets, integration, […]

Unexpected Impacts of Uneven Regional Economic Development: Newspapers

Anthony Frigon is a PhD Candidate in Geography at UCLA. He is interested in the relationship between industrial dynamics, labor and firm mobility, and regional economic development. His current projects focus on the role of technological proximity in agglomeration settings and spatial knowledge sourcing for multi-locational firms in Canada and the United States. The recent […]

Mattia Casula

Name of event: 4th edition of the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4) The 4th edition of the International Conference of Public (ICPP4) was organized by the International Public Policy Association (IPPA), a leading international organization in the field of policy science.  It aims to promote the international diffusion of knowledge on public policy, disseminating […]

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2019 RSA North America Conference Plenary Speakers

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Joshua Barrett

Joshua Barrett is Manager of Planning and Accountability for the Climate Change Branch in the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. In this position, he oversees policy and strategy development initiatives related to climate change, including initiatives to raise public awareness engage the academic community and professional associations, manage and lead research and analysis initiatives, as […]

Defining the Terrains of Regional Infrastructure

25 September 2019

2019 RSA North America Conference

25 September 2019
Profile - Shiri M Breznitz

Shiri M. Breznitz

Shiri M. Breznitz is an Associate Professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. An economic geographer, she specializes in innovation, technology, and regional economic development.  Dr. Breznitz’s research focuses on economic development policies with a particular interest on the role of the university on regional, national, and international levels.

Geoff Gregson

Geoff Gregson

RSA Ambassador to Canada: Dr. Geoff Gregson is the JR Shaw Applied Research Chair in New Venture and Entrepreneurship. Geoff came to NAIT in 2014 from the University of Edinburgh, where he was a director of the University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship Research. He holds a PhD in Management, LLM in Innovation, Technology and Law and […]

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