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Reflections on the Coronavirus in Italy

Balázs György Forman is Associate Professor at Corvinus University of Budapest Department of Economic Geography. In Italy, we would never have expected this. The coronavirus pandemic has brought an extremely profound economic, social and political divorce in Italy. If one sees the Milan or Florence Cathedrals, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and loves the Adriatic […]

Helen Lawton-Smith

Rachel Franklin is Professor of Geographical Analysis in the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) and the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University. I am also one of four chairs appointed to expand our international, cross-disciplinary reputation in Spatial Analytics and Modelling (SAM@Newcastle) and, as of Fall 2018, a Fellow […]

Declan Jordan

Declan Jordan is a Senior Lecturer in Economics and Co-Director of the Spatial and Regional Economics Research Centre. Declan’s research interests include innovation, regional and urban economics, competitiveness, and innovation and enterprise policy. He has published widely in these areas in international peer reviewed journals. Declan is currently a member of the Editorial Board of […]

Vassilis Monastiriotis

Vassilis Monastiriotis is an economist and economic geographer by training, specialising in three areas of Labour Economics, Economic Geography and Political Economy. He has significant policy engagement on all three areas, including appointments in Experts Committees (e.g., on Regional Incentives policy and on Minimum Wage policy in Greece) and work with international bodies such as […]

Maria Abreu

Dr Maria Abreu is a regional economist, working on topics relating to creativity, higher education, migration, and local labour markets. She is a University Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Pembroke College. Prior to coming to Cambridge she worked for the Poverty Team at the World Bank office […]

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Olga Mrinska

Olga Mrinska is Associate Director, Senior Evaluation Manager at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London. Originally from Ukraine, her previous roles include: lecturer at the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv; Deputy Head of the Ukraine Programme for the UK Department for International Development (DFID); Research Director at the Institute for Public […]

Adelheid Holl

Adelheid Holl is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Goods and Policies (IPP) since 2009. She was previously Ramón y Cajal Research Fellow at the Foundation for Studies in Applied Economics (FEDEA, Madrid). Before that she worked as Lecturer in Urban and Regional Economics in the Department of Town and Regional Planning at […]

Profile - Paul Benneworth

A message from David Charles - In Memoriam of Paul Benneworth

It’s hard to believe that our wonderful friend and colleague has passed away so suddenly and untimely this week. I knew Paul for 24 years and worked with him in one form or another over almost all of that period. His loss is a huge personal blow for his family and friends, but also an […]

A message from Sally Hardy, RSA CEO - In Memoriam of Paul Benneworth

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing this week of Paul Benneworth on Tuesday 12th May. Paul was a long-time friend of the Regional Studies Association, a great contributor to our journals and our governance and he will be greatly missed. Paul passed away in his sleep and our thoughts are […]

In Memoriam - Paul Benneworth

A message from the RSRS Early Career Section editors: Sabrina Lai, Marijana Sumpor, Rhiannon Pugh, Declan Jordan & Marcin Dąbrowski On 12 of May 2020 we found out that Paul Benneworth passed away. This news shocked and saddened us deeply. Paul was our colleague in the Regional Studies, Regional Science editorial team and a friend […]

Regional Studies Association Response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee Inquiry on the progress of devolution in England

This document was submitted to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee Inquiry on the progress of devolution in England. Neil Lee explains “Devolution is a central concern to the RSA’s international membership base. This submission to the HCLG select committee draws on this expertise and provides advice on progress on devolution in England.” Please […]

Does the Cohesion policy work? The role of EU Funds and of Nationally-Based Policies

The Impact Assessment Office of the Senate of the Italian Republic published the research report “Spending for Growth? 30 years of EU policies for deprived areas: the impact of cohesion in Italy and Europe” made in collaboration with the Italian Association of Regional Science (AISRe) and the Institute for finance and the Local Economy (IFEL) […]

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PhD Position in Global Challenges, Department of Geography, University of Bergen, Norway

Please find an advert at the link below for a salaried PhD opportunity in the Department of Geography, University of Bergen, with a focus on nutrition and small fish consumption in northern Uganda. This is an explicitly interdisciplinary/cross-faculty position, but I am told folks with a social science or STS take on these issues would […]

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Geopolitics in an Anthropocene and Pandemic Era: In conversation with Professor Simon Dalby

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 […]

2020 President's Event - CANCELLED

12 November 2020
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Webinar Global Pandemics, COVID-19 and the Small Business Economy: Regional Implications of the Economic Meltdown Speakers

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 […]

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Regional Science and Economic Geography Social Sciences Webinar Series, GSSI, Italy - Full webinar schedule

The GSSI has launched “The Social Sciences webinar series” starting on May 5, 2020, with the intent of spurring the debate about key topics in Regional Science and Economic Geography and keep us intellectually active, while staying safe and physically distanced as this difficult lockdown time requires. Thursday 4th June (15-17 CEST) Simona Iammarino (LSE, […]

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CALL FOR PAPERS Inter-Regional and Cross-Border Cooperation, 25-26 September 2020, Andrassy University, Budapest, Hungary

The Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee – www.nispa.org) Working Group 4: Inter-regional and Cross-border Cooperation and Development CALL FOR PAPERS: Inter-Regional and Cross-Border Cooperation 25-26 September 2020 Andrassy University Budapest, Hungary The Coordinators of NISPAcee WG4 invite scholars to submit papers for a Workshop on Inter-Regional […]

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Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Kent, UK

The School of Anthropology and Conservation wishes to appoint an ambitious and highly motivated Lecturer in Human Geography, with a strong research profile, to join the School and to contribute toward the School’s mission of ‘understanding a changing world’. The successful candidate will have a strong, primary research focus in human geography and the social sciences, […]

Webinar “Nothing new under the sun” How the past informs today’s policy responses: Crisis and (missed) opportunities Speakers

We are pleased to announce the second in our plenary webinar series that should have taken place at our face to face events. “Nothing new under the sun” How the past informs today’s policy responses: Crisis and (missed) opportunities Presentations and discussions in this webinar will analyse how history has shaped arguments in regional development […]

"Nothing New under the Sun" How the Past Informs Today's Policy Responses

27 May 2020

Pandemics, Cities, Regions and Industry Resources

A new policy briefing on the Northern Powerhouse has just been published on the CURDS website, derived from an academic paper published online yesterday in Territory, Politics, Governance Governing uneven development: the Northern Powerhouse as a ‘state spatial strategy’ by Danny MacKinnon. You can read the Policy Briefing here.

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