Territories Categories: Germany

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Master of Public Policy and Social Change, University of Tübingen, Germany

MPPSC is a first-class international Master’s programme focusing on the analysis of public policies in the light of social changes and societal challenges at the national, regional and global level. It trains highly-motivated international BA graduates of political science, sociology and related social-science disciplines to become the policy analysts of tomorrow, for a world better […]

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2 Research Assistants: Department of Sociology and Economy of the Welfare State, University of Kassel, Germany

The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 25.000 students. She has a extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society. The University of Kassel, Department of Sociology and Economy of the Welfare State (Prof. Dr. Patricia Frericks) offers the following position to be occupied preferably on […]

Linda Wollersheim

Name of event: KOSMOS Conference – Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century, Humboldt University Berlin The RSA Travel Grant allowed me to attend the KOSMOS Sustainability Conference in Berlin, where I presented a paper and also participated in a cutting-edge public conference format displaying some of my PhD work on low-carbon energy transitions. […]

Huiwen Gong

Huiwen is a PhD student with a  focus on opening concepts in Economic Geography to perspectives from the Global South and Asia.  Huiwen will provide a significant voice representing the views of emerging scholars on the Committee and it is hoped her active involvement will provide a distinct and valuable perspective.

Britta Klagge

Britta Klagge is full Professor of Geography at the University of Bonn, Germany. Her research focuses on economic and urban geography with a special interest in energy issues, finance and governance. A Master of Science in Geography at the the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she received her Ph.D. from the University of Vienna in 1997 and […]

Suntje Schmidt

Suntje Schmidt, Assistant Professor of Applied Economic Geography at the Humboldt University in Berlin, is the RSA Ambassador to Germany.

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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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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 […]

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Crossing the Fehmarn Belt: A New Transnational Region in the Making

Commencing operation in 2021, a new tunnel will provide the final piece in the jigsaw linking the city of Hamburg in Germany to Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmö in Sweden which together form the STRING region. This fixed link will complement the existing bridge crossing the Öresund strait between Denmark and Sweden which opened to […]

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