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Territories Categories: Europe

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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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Mobilities Transforming Destinations, GRATET International Workshop, Catalonia, 25th-27th November 2020

Mobilities Transforming Destinations  Urban and regional policies, digital regulatory mechanisms, and place prosperity and sustainability  A GRATET* international workshop supported by the POLITUR project (CSO2017-82156-R) with the collaboration of the Department of Tourism Innovation at Eurecat, the Regional Studies Association and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). Rovira i Virgili University, Catalonia Vila-seca Campus, 25th-27th […]

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3rd ESP Europe Conference, Tartu, Estonia, 21-24 September 2020

3rd ESP Europe Conference in Estonia, 21-24 September 2020 The Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) is pleased to announce that its third ESP Europe Regional conference will take place in Tartu, Estonia 21-24 of September 2020. The Conference theme is “Ecosystem Services, Science, Policy and Practice in the face of Global Changes”. 45 session proposals have […]

Old-fashioned innovation theories ignore the affordances of peripheries: How slow innovators flourish in Europe`s peripheral regions

Heike Mayer is professor of economic geography at the University of Bern. She is interested in innovation and entrepreneurship dynamics in peripheral regions. Her current project is funded by the MeRSA grant and she has been conducting field work in peripheral regions in the Italian, Austrian and Swiss Alps. Peripheral regions are more innovative than […]

Focusing on vulnerable neighbourhoods? A reflection on a key challenge of the EU’s Cohesion Policy

Sonia De Gregorio Hurtado –  Arch., PhD with European Mention. Assistant Professor in the Department of Urban and Spatial Planning of the School of Architecture of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid –UPM-. Before she developed her professional activity as practitioner in architecture and urban planning in Europe, North Africa, Asia and Center America, in Chapman […]

Leonid E. Limonov

Уважаемые коллеги – российские члены Ассоциации региональных исследований (RSA) и все, кто интересуется региональной наукой и хотел бы больше узнать об Ассоциации и ее работе, В качестве посла Ассоциации в России я готов ответить на ваши вопросы и обсудить ваши идеи и предложения о развитии российской секции RSA, организации конференций и других мероприятий в России, […]

Max Munday

The Chair of the RSA Wales Section is Max Munday, Director of the Welsh Economy Research Unit at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. “The Welsh section of the RSA has been active since the early 1990s. The Welsh economy is a valuable lens through which to examine regional policy and economic issues, being a devolved […]

Justin Doran

The Chair of the RSA Ireland Section is Justin Doran, Director of the Spatial and Regional Economics Research Centre and a Lecturer in the Department of Economics, Cork University Business School, University College Cork “The Regional Studies Irish Section (RSAIR) was officially open in 1974 to provide a forum to discuss regional issues in Ireland. […]

Micaela Mazzei

I am a Senior Lecturer at the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, and  a program leader for an MSc in Social Innovation at Glasgow Caledonian University.  I have studied political science and sociology at the University of Florence.  I hold a Master Degree in Applied Social Research from the University of Manchester and […]

Attila Korompai

The Chair of the RSA Hungary Section is Attila Korompai, emeritus Associate Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest. “The RSA is a significant channel to key international issues for the Hungarian regional studies community. The main objective of the Hungarian RSA section is to support the growth of a network of Hungarian regionalists. The RSA Hungary […]

Will Eadson

Will Eadson

The Chair of the RSA Yorkshire and Humberside Branch, Will Eadson, is a Reader in Urban and Regional Sustainability at CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University. Will has been involved in the RSA for over a decade and more generally has taken an active role in promoting urban and regional studies as a discipline since the early […]

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