Territories Categories: Europe

Danica Šantić

Poštovani, Čast mi je da Vam kao ambasador Srbije u Asocijaciji regionalnih studija (Regional Studies Association – RSA) poželim dobrodošlicu. Članovi RSA su predstavnici naučne i stručne javnosti iz gotovo svih delova sveta, a najbrojniji su ekonomisti, geografi, prostorni planeri, sociolozi, politikolozi i drugi, što ukazuje na neophodnost multidisciplinarnog pristupa u oblasti regionalnih istraživanja Cilj […]

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Sheffield at a glance: widening career horizons through open access publishing

This is a joint guest post by the RSA Early Career Representative, Julie Tian Miao & the RSA Student Representative, Eduardo Oliveira. The Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS) of the University of Sheffield hosted the 2014 edition of the Regional Studies Association Early Career conference. The conference was sponsored by the new open […]

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Call for Papers: Challenges for the new Cohesion Policy

Here at the RSA we are working in partnership with the EU Commission and Latvian Presidency to deliver a conference on the new Cohesion Policy for the 2014-2020 period. The conference will be shaped as an academic and policy debate. As part of this process we are launching a call for papers that will be […]

Awards 2014

Best Book Award 2014 Voted for by the Regional Studies Association membership from a list of titles published in 2013: Dr Tassilo Herrschel, University of Westminster, UK Book title: Cities, States and Globalisation. Regions and Cities Book Series. Routledge. London. 2013 Nathaniel Lichfield Award 2014 Alan Zarychta, NSF Graduate Research Fellow, University of Colorado Boulder, USA […]

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What the Adonis Review might be missing

The recent release of Lord Adonis’ Growth Review has stirred some interesting recent debates, some of which argue that a more nuanced perspective is in order when looking at UK’s regions and their growth potentials. Such a critique comes from Mark Hart, Deputy Director of Enterprise Research Centre, and was published recently on startups.co.uk. Professor […]

Nicola Dotti

Nicola Francesco Dotti

Belgium is a country where the regional dimension plays a fundamental role. And Brussels is not just the capital city of Belgium, but also hosts the EU institutions. For these reasons, I am honoured to be the RSA contact person for both scholars and policymakers dealing with Belgian regional studies as well as with EU […]

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English Cities: Join up locally or miss the Devolution Ball?

This is a guest post by David Bailey, professor at Aston Business School. Recently Labour leader Ed Miliband promised “the biggest devolution of power to England’s great towns and cities in a hundred years” in a move which shifts Labour’s focus on local economic development away from the ‘old’ administrative regions as in RDA-days towards […]

Hugues Jeannerat

Chers et chères membres de la RSA en Suisse, Au cœur de l’Europe, la Suisse est, à de nombreux égards, un laboratoire économique, social, politique et environnemental du développement régional et urbain. N’hésitez pas à me contacter si vous souhaitez bénéficier du soutien de la RSA pour développer et valoriser nationalement et internationalement vos projets […]

Awards 2013

Best Book Award 2013 Voted for by the Regional Studies Association membership from a list of titles published in 2012: Professor Nicola Bellini, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy Professor Mike Danson, Heriot-Watt University, UK Professor Henrik Halkier, Aalborg University, Denmark Book title: Regional Development Agencies: The Next Generation? Networking, Knowledge and Regional Policies (2012). Nathaniel Lichfield Award 2013 […]

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Hezza kicked into the Long Grass?

Guest blog: Professor David Bailey, Coventry University Business School, UK   The Heseltine Plan appears to have been kicked into the long grass – by the current government at least. In something of a ‘rumble in the jungle’, Business Secretary Vince Cable last week poured cold water on Heseltine (or his plan at least). But […]

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Territorial Cohesion and Inter-regional Financial Transfer Payments

A system of  financial transfer payments is employed in the Federal Republic of Germany as a means of compensating for substantial differences in the financial power of the federal states (Länder). For the year 2012, only three federal states, all located in southern Germany were net contributors while the remaining thirteen states were net recipients […]

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Visit Tampere in May 2013!

In the previous blog post we highlighted our forthcoming conference in Tampere, Finland from 5 to 8 May this year. If this alone does not tempt you to book a place on the conference (still time to put an abstract in!) then the city of Tampere should. Tampere is the third largest city in Finland, […]

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RSA European Conference 2013, Tampere, Finland: Deadline for Abstracts 27th January

The deadline for abstract submission for the Regional Studies Association European Conference is fast approaching (Sunday 27th January). This year the conference is hosted by the University of Tampere in Finland and will take place from 5th – 8th May. The conference theme is ‘Shape and Be Shaped: the future dynamics of regional development’.   […]

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Spatial Justice and the Crisis of Regional Development Theories

The 2012 Regional Studies Association Early Career Conference took place on 1st and 2nd November at Hafen City University in Hamburg. The conference under the  title of Times of Change: Future Directions in Geography, Urban and Regional Studies examined the implications of the current economic and financial crisis for future of regional studies.  Individual sessions covered a wide range […]

Janez Nared

Head of Department for Human Geography, Anton Melik Geographical Institute, Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts Pozdravljeni, dobrodošli na straneh Združenja za regionalne študije, ki je eno vodilnih mednarodnih združenj s področja regionalnega razvoja, regionalne politike in regionalnega planiranja. Združenje povezuje pripadnike različnih strok in poklicev – znanstvenike, planerje, politike […]

Oto Hudec

Responsible for Scientific and Research Activities, Foreign Relations, and Development

Mario Vale

Mário Vale has a Degree in Geography, a Master’s degree in Human Geography and Local and Regional Planning and a PhD Degree in Human Geography from the University of Lisbon. He holds a position as Full Professor at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon. He was Visiting Research Fellow at CURDS […]

Jozsef Benedek

Stimati RSA Fellow! In calitatea mea de ambasador al Romaniei la RSA va invit pe aceasta cale sa contribuiti la dezvoltarea studiilor regionale. Va stau la dispozitie cu sfaturi si sugestii, nu ezitati sa ma contactati. Universitatea Babes-Bolyai, Facultatea de Geograf, Romania Regional Studies in Romania Regional Development in Romania

Maciej Smętkowski

Szanowni Państwo, Zachęcam do zainteresowania się i zapoznania z działalnością Stowarzyszenia Regional Studies Association. Zapraszam również do odwiedzenia strony Sekcji Polskiej RSA https://www.rsa.uw.edu.pl/, na której również będą mogli znaleźć Państwo szereg innych użytecznych informacji i materiałów. Łączę pozdrowienia Maciej Smętkowski Centre for European Regional and Local Studies (EUROREG)

Arne Isaksen

Som norsk ambassadør for RSA anbefaler jeg deg å bli medlem i organisasjonen. RSA står bak en rekke tidsskrifter, deriblant Regional Studies, som følger med et medlemskap. RSA arrangerer en årlig konferanse i Europa med noen hundre deltakere. Her er gode muligheter for å presentere papere, få oversikt over hva andre innen ditt eget fagfelt […]

Arnoud Lagendijk

Arnoud Lagendijk interrogates regional development and the processes of regionalization in Europe, with emphasis on innovation and economic cluster policies. He also examines the distribution of alternative socio-economic practices (including Slow Food) and policy concepts (area development, public transport) across the world. Both themes are analyzed employing a so-called ‘relational approach’, probing the nexus between […]

Elita Jermolajeva

Cienījamie Reģionālo pētījumu asociācijas (RSA) biedri! Asociācija ir starptautiska organizācija, kuras misija ir reģionālo pētījumu un reģionālās zinātnes attīstība, tāpēc akadēmiskajam personālam un studentiem, valsts un pašvaldību institūciju speciālistiem, kā arī citiem interesentiem ir iespēja izmantot RSA pētījumus reģionālās politikas un prakses pilnveidošanai. RSA organizētajās ikgadējās pasaules, Eiropas, reģionāla un vietēja mēroga konferencēs, izdotajos informatīvajos […]

Paolo Rizzi

Director of the Laboratory of Local Economics – Catholic University of Piacenza Associate Professor of Economic Policy at the Faculty of Economics and Law of the Catholic University of Piacenza and Cremona Director of the Master Must Local Tourism Development and Tourism Business Management Research areas Analysis of local economic systems and territorial development policies […]

Edgar Morgenroth

Edgar Morgenroth is full Professor of Economics in DCU Business School, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland. He is also an independent member of the National Economic and Social Council (NESC), a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences and a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association having served as its vice chairman and treasurer. […]

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