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Territories Categories: Latin America

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The Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences of the Autonomous University of Sinaloa; The College of Economists of Sinaloa A.C.; and Transparency and Public Management A.C. Call For Book Chapters for the book: Fiscal decentralisation in Latin America (Descentralización Fiscal en América Latina) Administrative and fiscal decentralisation is a policy that has been pointed out […]

The Regional Studies Association (RSA) provides a range of research funding opportunities to suit different career stages and we are pleased to share with you details on forthcoming application deadlines. We encourage non-members to apply for a grant and join the RSA at the same time. Forthcoming grant and awards are as follows:   2022 […]

The RSA is pleased to announce that its Research Network Grant Scheme is open once more. The scheme was placed on hold during the Covid-19 pandemic and has now been reinstated with a deadline of 29 November 2022. The maximum funding for a Research Network is: £10,000 (c. $13,300; c. €11,800) for newly established networks; £7,500 (c. $10,000; […]

Sign up for an RSA membership* before midnight on the 21st August 2022 and you can participate in our Free Book Offer, where you can get a free book from our Regions and Cities Series.  See below for a full list of the books available. Please be aware that there are a limited number of […]

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    Mexico has vast cultural, geographical, and economic features across its regions. Since the NAFTA was signed by the United States, Mexico, and Canada, foreign investment and industry have […]

In many countries, significant regional inequalities of income and wealth remain or have reemerged. The problem is so acute that several studies on the geography of discontent, especially looking at Western European Countries and North America, have been published lately. In this article I call attention to the fact that in the Global South as […]

In 2022, we continued to celebrate the research and work that has made an original and outstanding contribution to research concerned with the analysis of regions and regional issues. This year, some of our awards are being presented live, and some ceremonies have been held online. You can watch recordings of the online ceremonies in […]

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    Our relationship with food is complex. Food consumption may be one of the few experiences that involves all of our senses at the same time. Add to that […]

Rapid population growth and expansion beyond municipality limits has drawn attention to governance and development issues faced by the Bogotá Metropolitan Region (MR), Colombia, South America. These issues are made clearer by the obvious lack of a metropolitan authority, which would ideally coordinate and integrate municipal, provincial, and private actors for effective future planning purposes. […]

Sign up for an RSA membership before midnight on the 12th February 2021 and you can participate in our Free Book Offer, where you can get a free book worth up to £90.  See below for a full list of the books available. Please be aware that there are a limited number of free books […]

We would like to welcome Tanya Chandra as our new RSA Student Representative Board Member. Tanya is a PhD candidate at the Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich. She is part of the Urban-Rural Systems team at Future Cities Laboratory, focused on capturing the different territorial transformation taking place across Monsoon Asia. Her doctoral work focuses […]

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 […]

In 2021, we continued to celebrate the research and work that has made an original and outstanding contribution to research concerned with the analysis of regions and regional issues. Sir Peter Hall Award JAMIE PECK, University of British Columbia, Canada & Western Sydney University, Australia Regional Leadership Award for Practice and Policy Statistics Poland, Poland […]

The RSA is pleased to announce the new Chair of the RSA Latin America Division is Alejandra Trejo Nieto. Alejandra Trejo is currently a professor in the Centre for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies (CEDUA) at El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico City. She was the academic coordinator of the master program in Urban Studies […]

Alejandra Trejo is currently a professor in the Centre for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies (CEDUA) at El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico City. Alejandra is one of the ambassador to Mexico of the Regional Studies Association (RSA). She is an urban and regional economist whose research agenda reflects significant interdisciplinary concerns about the issues […]

Alejandra Trejo is a professor at the Centre for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies, El Colegio de Mexico, Ambassador to Mexico of the Regional Studies Association, and a UKRI International Development peer review college member. Her research agenda reflects significant interdisciplinary concerns about the issues of urbanisation, urban and regional economic development, governance and policy. She published […]

Alejandro Mercado-Celis is full Professor at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

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 has graduated within the previous year; RSA PhD Student Award – this award is for registered PhD students who have not yet received […]

Within these unprecedented times, we feel that it is important to remember to celebrate the research and work that has been carried out in regional studies and its related fields, including urban and rural studies, city-regions and interstitial spaces. In 2020, the Awards have been given virtually. These awards demonstrate the aim of our association […]

Two exciting opportunities have arisen for an enthusiastic PhD Student and an Early Career Researcher to join the Board of the Regional Studies Association. The RSA is an established global Association and a place on the Board will enable successful candidates to engage with colleagues, from students and early career researchers through to high profile […]

We hope you had an enjoyable RSA Latin America Division conference in Bogotá. The conference photos can now be viewed by clicking here. To download the Conference Infographic, please click here.To hear first-hand from the conference experience of the student delegation of the Universidad de San Francisco, Ecuador, you can read their conference report here. If you are interested […]

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The RSA is pleased to support a writing workshop held prior to the Latin America Division Conference. We encourage RSA members to apply to benefit from this training opportunity. The workshop is free of charge and will take place on 28th September 2019. Writing and publishing in high-impact journals, most of which are in English, […]

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