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New Fellows of the Regional Studies Association (FeRSA)

The Regional Studies Association are delighted to announce the appointment of the new RSA Fellows (FeRSA) for 2021. RSA Fellows are individual members who have been continuous members for a minimum of 5 years and who have also been defined as “active members”. This means that they have contributed to the life of the Association […]

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Postdoctoral researcher: ERC project Relocating Care within Europe, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Are you interested in doing ethnographic research around issues of mobility, corporatization and commodification of (transnational) care in Central and Eastern Europe? Is it your ambition to become a top-tier researcher? The Department of Anthropology is one of the departments at the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The Department is currently seeking 2 PhD […]

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2 PhD positions (fully funded for 4 years), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Are you interested in doing ethnographic research around issues of mobility, corporatization and commodification of (transnational) care in Central and Eastern Europe? Is it your ambition to become a top-tier researcher? The Department of Anthropology is one of the departments at the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The Department is currently seeking 2 PhD […]

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Full Professorship (W3) “Society, Culture, and Communication in Ibero-America”, Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies (HCIAS), Germany

The interdisciplinary Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies (HCIAS) at Heidelberg University (Germany) is accepting applications for a Full Professorship (W3) “Society, Culture, and Communication in Ibero-America” to be appointed as soon as possible. This professorship represents a field of research that focuses on the analysis and interpretation of Ibero-American societies and their cultural and communicational […]

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PhD opportunity, Cardiff University and National Museum Wales, Wales

We welcome applications for the following PhD research project.  The deadline is 3 February 2021. PhD Research Project – Competition – Funded Students Worldwide Title: Paths to decolonising bio-cultural curation: new perspectives on the Economic Botany Collection at Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales Where: Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Supervisors: Dr S MacBride-Stewart,  Prof Radhika Mohanram (ENCAP), Dr Poppy Nicol […]

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Call for applications, PhD Course: 'The Political Ecology of Pandemics’, University of Oslo, Norway

Call for applications, Ph.D. course: ‘The Political Ecology of Pandemics’ Date: 9 – 11 August, 2021 Venue: Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo, Norway Organised by:  Centre for Development and the Environment, The Norwegian Political Ecology Network (POLLEN-Norway) and the Norwegian Researcher School in Environmental Humanities (NoRS-EH), Application deadline: 15 March, 2021 (Application form).   The objective of this interdisciplinary PhD course is to critically approach the relationship between food […]

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PhD Opportunities, School of Geography and Environmental Sciences, Ulster University, Northern Ireland

We are advertising a number of PhD opportunities with the School of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Ulster University – including one on international student mobilities (https://www.ulster.ac.uk/doctoralcollege/find-a-phd/794354), and another on memory politics and mother and baby homes in Ireland (https://www.ulster.ac.uk/doctoralcollege/find-a-phd/796670). The submission deadline for applications is the 5th February with interviews to follow in March. […]

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Advancing Indicators of Regional Structural Change: Hybrid Workshop, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Germany

Scope of the Workshop As amplified by the recent pandemic and crises, innovation is more crucial than ever. Being able to produce the next vaccine can decide about the life and death of thousands, developing the next digital communication tool shapes the learning experience of an entire generation; coming up with a radically new solution […]

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Postdoctoral position in Sociology: Housing and Urban Sociology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. […]

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Postdoctoral position in Sociology: Housing and Urban Sociology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. […]

The EU Commission’s proposal for a European Cross-border Mechanism (ECBM) – What happened?

The year 2021 is starting, and with it the new seven-year Multiannual Financial Framework of the European Union. In 2018, the European Commission proposed their legislative package for a new Cohesion Policy. This package included a proposal that received much attention, both politically and scholarly: The proposal for an ECBM regulation, a legal tool that […]

Our January Member of the Month

Eduardo Oliveira is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate (with the aim of Habilitation) at the Economic Geography Working Group of the Department of Geography at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany. He teaches evolutionary economic geography and the interlinkage between sustainability principles and economic geography paradigms. His prime scientific interests are within the fields of spatial planning instruments […]

Deal or No Deal?

David Bailey works at the Birmingham Business School and is a Senior Fellow at the ESRC’s UK in a Changing Europe programme. There was no ‘Meal Deal’ this week for the UK and EU after Boris Johnson dined with Ursula Von Der Layen in Brussels, with the latter saying “we gained a clear understanding of each other’s […]

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Laura James is Associate Professor in the Department of Culture and Learning at Aalborg University in Denmark. Laura is a long time friend of the RSA and has been on the RSA Nordic Division (NoRSA) Board for many years. She replaces Henrik Halkier who steps down after many years representing Denmark as the RSA Ambassador. […]

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PhD position in Urban Planning and Urban Policy, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

The research team of “Spatial Development and Urban Policy – SPUR” led by Prof. Dr. David Kaufmann and based at the Institute for Spatial and Landscape Development invites applications for a Doctoral student in Urban Planning and Urban Policy We are looking for a doctoral researcher who develops a research agenda around urban infrastructure workers […]

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Fully funded PhD in Russian Studies: Red Cross or Red Star, Queen Mary University of London, UK

‘Red Cross or Red Star? The Tension between Humanitarian and Socialist Internationalism in World War II Aid to Russia’ Collaborative Doctoral Award in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London and Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies (SCRSS) The aim of the project is to approach wartime British attitudes to the Soviet Union […]

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PhD opportunities, University of Manchester, UK

Introduction Infrastructure is a concept over which many disciplines claim some intellectual ownership. While for some disciplines the interest in infrastructure is long-standing, for others it is a more recent development, where there appears to have been something akin to an “infrastructural turn” (Dodson, 2015: 87). One area in which recent years have seen insights […]

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Laura de Dominicis is economic analyst at the Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission, where she is responsible for carrying out quantitative analyses on various aspects linked to the economic development of EU regions and cities. More recently, her research has focused on the analysis of the so-called “geography of […]

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Lecturer in Political Theory, School of Public Policy, UCL, UK

Lecturer in Political Theory, – Ref:1873845 Click here to go back to search results UCL Department / Division: Political Science Specific unit / Sub department: School of Public Policy Location of position: London Grade: 8 Hours: Full Time Salary: (inclusive of London allowance) £44,737 – £52,764 per annum Plus £8,000 per annum Market Supplement Duties and Responsibilities The Department of […]

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Funded PhD: Revival of indigenous agroforestry systems in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Coventry University, UK

Revival of indigenous agroforestry systems (chakras) for crisis resilience in the Ecuadorian Amazon: opportunities and challenges of gender, ethnicity and forest livelihoods Eligibility: UK/EU/International graduates with the required entry requirements Funding details: Bursary plus tuition fees (UK/EU/International) Duration: Full-Time – between three and three and a half years fixed term Application deadline: Wednesday, 31 March 2021 Interview dates: Will be […]

Homeworking and the Return to the Office – Part One

This blog was written by Professor Anne Green and Rebecca Riley, City-REDI  / WM REDI, University of Birmingham. To access the original article, click here. The current situation in cities The pandemic has changed the nature of work significantly which may have long term impacts. Not least is the fact that at a time when significant business decisions are being […]

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Funded PhD project: Comparative Urban Geographies of the Political Right, Northumbria University, UK

 Dr J Luger , Dr K Cassidy Friday, January 29, 2021 Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide) About the Project The geographies of the political right urgently require more understanding. In many contexts around the world, the right-wing has moved to the political and cultural mainstream; far-right and extremist movements have likewise become destabilising forces. Examples include Trumpism (or what […]

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 have graduated within the previous year; Paul Benneworth PhD Student Award – this award is for registered PhD students who have […]

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Professor: Regional and Metropolitan Governance and Planning, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Focus on the governance of sustainability transformations at a regional or metropolitan scale and on the changing role of strategic planning. Job description Utrecht University is pleased to invite applications for a Chair in Regional and Metropolitan Governance and Planning. The Chair will be appointed at the Faculty of Geosciences and its Department of Human […]

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