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Territories Categories: Europe

How remote communities turned the challenges of peripherality to their advantage during COVID-19

“What do you do here?” is a common question we get asked as islanders from the Outer Hebrides in Scotland. Visitors from cities may regard remote, rural, and island places as backward – at times seeking such places out as empty ‘wilderness’ that is devoid of people. But we ask to what extent does such […]

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Researcher opportunity, Transdanubian Research Department of the Institute for Regional Studies, KRTK, Hungary

Call for applications – Vacancy for researchers at the Transdanubian Research Department of the Institute for Regional Studies of the KRTK The Centre for Economic and Regional Studies is seeking for applicants to fill one open research post at the Transdanubian Scientific Department of the Institute of Regional Studies (Pécs). Duration of employment/ Contract Type: indefinite […]

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PhD position, Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen, Norway

PhD position The Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen is advertising a 4 years PhD position to work on the project INSTAPARTY: Party Instability in Parliaments funded by the Norwegian Research Council. The successful applicant will work with an exciting international team of three renowned experts of party politics: Raimondas Ibenskas (lead investigator, […]

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PhD Research Fellow(s) in Sociology, University of Oslo, Norway

Job description There are 1-2 vacant research fellowships (SKO 1017) at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography. The position(s) are for a period of three years without compulsory work or four years with 25% compulsory work (primarily teaching). The department is ranked as the premier academic research institute in sociology in Norway, conducting top international […]

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Two Assistant Professorships in ‘Global Encounters’, University of Tübingen, Germany

Assistant Professorships in ‘Global Encounters’ (f/m/d, W1) Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, ‘Global Encounters’ platform Application deadline : 15.09.2021 Two Assistant Professorships in the field of ‘Global Encounters’ The University of Tübingen invites applications for two Assistant Professors in the social sciences with a focus on ‘Global Encounters’ to commence on or after April […]

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Three Lecturer positions, School of Geography & Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews, Scotland

The School of Geography & Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews is advertising three Lecturers. One of the permanent Lecturer positions is an open call, and another is for someone specializing in “critical economic dimensions of sustainability.” The third Lectureship is a three-year fixed-term position in spatial data science.   Please consider applying. The […]

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PhD research opportunities: Economy and Management, University of Coimbra, Portugal

The Center for Research in Economics and Management / Center for Business and Economics Research at the University of Coimbra – https://www.uc.pt/en/uid/ceber– hereby opens this Call for Applications for (two) research grants, hereinafter called PhD Research Grants, in the field(s) of Economy and Management, in compliance with the provisions of the FCT Regulations for Research Grants and […]

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2 PhD fully-funded positions: Multi-level Politics of AI and Health, WASP-HS & Malmö University, Sweden

For your gifted MA students working broadly around multi-level regulation, particularly with an interest in either AI and Health, or both, please consider mentioning that my department is now advertising for 2 very interesting fully-funded PhD positions connected to the prestigious Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program – Humanities and Society Graduate School (WASP-HS) […]

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Postdoctoral positions: Urban planning and transport, Aalto University, Finland

Aalto University is currently advertising one PhD and two postdoctoral positions in urban planning and transport. Postdoctoral Researcher in Spatial Planning and Transport Policy, vacancy R31880, https://aalto.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/aalto/job/Otaniemi-Espoo-Finland/Postdoctoral-Researcher-in-Spatial-Planning-and-Transport-Policy_R31880-2 Postdoctoral Researcher in Built Environment, Planning and Transport, vacancy R31882 , https://aalto.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/aalto/job/Otaniemi-Espoo-Finland/Postdoctoral-Researcher-in-Built-Environment–Planning-and-Transport-_R31882   The application deadline for all three vacancies is 30 September 2021.

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PhD position: Urban planning and transport, Aalto University, Finland

Aalto University is currently advertising one PhD and two postdoctoral positions in urban planning and transport.   Doctoral Candidate in Spatial Planning and Transport Policy, vacancy R31881, https://aalto.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/aalto/job/Otaniemi-Espoo-Finland/Doctoral-Candidate-in-Spatial-Planning-and-Transport-Policy_R31881 The application deadline for all three vacancies is 30 September 2021.

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Three Postdoctoral fellowships: Postgrowth Welfare Systems, Lund University, Sweden

Three Postdoc fellowships in Postgrowth Welfare Systems Login and apply Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and […]

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Postdoctoral Position: Economic geography, Örebro University, Sweden

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY AT THE SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES, EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, ÖREBRO UNIVERSITY Örebro University is one of the younger universities in Sweden, established in 1999 and has over 15,000 undergraduate and master’s students, 500 doctoral students and 1,600 employees. The University is situated in mid-Sweden, approximately 2 hours from Stockholm and […]

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Associate Professor: Gender, Power and the Right to Food, Coventry University, UK

Associate Professor in Gender, Power and the Right to Food Coventry University – Research Institute For Sustainability, Equity And Resilience Location: Coventry Salary: £52,571 to £65,106 per annum Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed On: 30th July 2021 Closes: 15th September 2021 Job Ref: REQ008657 See: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CHZ072/associate-professor-in-gender-power-and-the-right-to-food This is an exciting opportunity to join one of […]

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Funding Opportunity: Just Transitions within Sectors and Industries Globally, The British Academy, UK

Funded by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. More about the programme This programme provides UK and internationally-based researchers at any career stage, and active in the humanities and social sciences, with the opportunity to submit proposals for in-depth studies focused on just transitions in sectors and industries globally. Aims Climate change is the […]

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PhD / PostDoc positions, University of Geneva, Switzerland

The Renewable Energy Systems group, led by Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte at the University of Geneva, is looking for several PhD and/or PostDoc candidates in the field of Energy Systems Modelling with a focus on renewable energy. The successful PhD and/or PostDoc candidates will conduct their research in one of the three nationwide consortium projects funded by the […]

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Academic positions in Economics, TU Delft, The Netherlands

Academic positions in Economics (open rank, assistant or associate professor, in case of assistant professor: tenure track) Fulltime, salary scale: € 3,746.- to € 6,940.- per month gross. Intended starting date: March 1st, 2022 The section Economics of Technology and Innovation (ETI) is looking for ambitious economists who are willing to work on and develop […]

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Research Fellow: Food System Transformation, University of Birmingham, UK

Professor Emma Frew has recently been awarded a UKRI BBSRC consortium grant (£6M) with Cambridge leading and in collaboration with Warwick, Exeter, LSHTM, UCL and King’s College.  The project is focused on how to transform the UK food system for healthy people and a healthy environment and the City of Birmingham is the setting for […]

Fraud prevention in EU Cohesion Policy

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    Cohesion Policy is the EU’s largest investment policy aimed at reducing economic, social and territorial disparities across Member States and regions. The financial resources allocated to Cohesion Policy […]

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CPES: The Regions, Economy and Society in the Post-Covid World, Online 17 Sept 2021, 10:00 - 17:00 BST

Date: Friday, September 17, 2021, 10:00 – 17:00 BST The eighth conference hosted by the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society will take place on 17 September 2021, on the theme “Regions Economy and Society in the Post Covid World”. This will be a free one day online conference. The conference is related to two […]

Understanding trends of population loss across Irish Electoral Divisions since 1986

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    Population loss in regions has gained attention internationally. This phenomenon is referred to as regional shrinkage in academic literature. A European Parliament report defined shrinking regions as regions […]

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ReGrowEU conference - Resilient territories: multidimensional approaches and policies, Hybrid event, 7-11 October 2021, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania

CALL for PAPERS  ReGrowEU conference | Resilient territories: multidimensional approaches and policies Hybrid event, 7-11 October 2021, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi  We live in a world that is subject to constant change and high-intensity shocks, therefore, a substantial need arises for comprehending and strengthening the resilience capacity of territories. The last year marked […]

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Lecturer: Environment and Development, University of Leeds, UK

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in environment and development? Do you have an excellent research record and proven success obtaining funding? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University? The Sustainability Research Institute (SRI) in the School of Earth and Environment […]

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Fully funded PhD studentship: Reconciliation in an age of polarisation and misinformation, University of Wolverhampton, UK

We are delighted to be offering a fully funded studentship opportunity (a stipend of £15609 & payment of tuition fees) for applicants interested in studying a PhD at the University of Wolverhampton. See: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CHR287/phd-studentship-reconciliation-in-an-age-of-polarisation-and-misinformation Reconciliation in an age of polarisation and misinformation. The PhD is a collaboration between the Institute for Community Research and Development (ICRD) and […]

2022 RSA Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Programme

1 March 2022

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