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Territories Categories: Latin America

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2-year postdoc position: Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, Sweden

A 2-year postdoc position in Technology and Social Change at Linköping University, Sweden, within a project on transferring information to future generations about nuclear waste. Deadline for applications is 5 October 2020. Welcome to pose questions to anna.storm@liu.se, and do consider applying. In Swedish: https://liu.se/jobba-pa-liu/lediga-jobb?rmpage=job&rmjob=14102&rmlang=SE In English: https://liu.se/en/work-at-liu/vacancies?rmpage=job&rmjob=14535&rmlang=UK

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2 Post-Doctoral Fellowships: Coastal Management and Socio-Environmental Conflicts, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

2 Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Coastal Management and Socio-Environmental Conflicts Two post-doctoral positions for young researchers are available within the scope of a project on participatory processes for the resolution of conflicts in fishing communities and the use of scientific communication to strengthen the interface between science and public policies in promoting the blue economy. The team […]

Our July Member of the Month

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 […]

The broken link between urbanisation and economic development, and the need for metropolitan reforms in Mexico

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

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

2020 RSA Awards Nominations - Call Now Open

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 […]

Awards 2020

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. Thus we have decided to extend the deadline for nominations until 21st May 2020. Please note […]

Student and Early Career Representative Board Member positions available January 2020

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 […]

2019 RSA Latin America Division Conference – Conference photos now online

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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Workshop on Academic Writing and Publication Strategies

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, […]

Latin America Division

Latin America

What are the benefits of the RSA membership? AFILIACIÓN ASOCIACIÓN DE ESTUDIOS REGIONALES DIVISIÓN DE AMÉRICA LATINA La Asociación de Estudios Regionales (Regional Studies Association) es la plataforma ideal para que investigadores, decisores políticos y profesionales involucrados en el desarrollo urbano y regional a través de su investigación y su trabajo profesional puedan desarrollar sus […]

José A. Borello

Hola y ¡bienvenidos!! ¡Hola y bienvenidos a todos los interesados en temas regionales! Como Embajador de la Asociación de Estudios Regionales (Regional Studies Association, RSA) en la Argentina me complace darles la bienvenida. La RSA es una asociación de alcance mundial interesada en la problemática regional. Si bien gran parte de sus miembros son académicos, […]

Geography, Finance and Uneven Development

15 May 2019

XV Seminario Internacional de la Red Iberoamericana de Investigadores sobre Globalización y Territorio (RII)

28 November 2018
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Urbanisation in Latin America: Exclusion, Marginality and Conflict

22 May 2017

2019 Latin America Division Conference Bursary Winners

For the Latin America Division Conference, the RSA awards a number of bursaries. Below you can find the winners for this year’s conference: Giovanni Vecchio, Universidad Catolica de Chile (Chile): Transport and Equity in Latin America: A Critical Review of Socially-oriented Accessibility Assessments Andrea Porras, Universidad del Norte (Colombia): Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in an Emergent Country: The Anchor Tenant’s Role from a […]

Profile - Clelio Campolina Diniz

Clelio Campolina Diniz

Clelio Campolina Diniz is a doctor in Economics and full professor. He served as a Director of the Center for Development and Regional Planning (Cedeplar), as a Director of the Faculty of Economics, and also as a Rector of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. He also served as Brazil’s Minister for Science, Technology and […]

Guillermo Jajamovich

The RSA Travel Grant award enabled my participation at the 2019 Meeting of the “Encontro Nacional da Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Planejamento Urbano e Regional”  (ENANPUR) that took place in the city of Natal. The meeting of the ENANPUR is firmly established as one of the major Latin American conferences for those […]

2019 Latin America Division Conference Special Sessions

As part of the 2019 RSA Latin America Division Conference, we welcome proposals for Special Sessions in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Special Sessions are a great way to bring together presenters to discuss and highlight a particular topic and to develop or further extend your network.

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2019 Latin America Division Conference Plenary Speakers

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2019 Latin America Division Conference Plenary Speakers

Professor Michael Storper (UCLA, the London School of Economics, and Sciences Po/Paris) Michael Storper (PhD, Economic Geography, University of California, Berkeley), is an economic geographer who holds concurrent appointments at UCLA, the London School of Economics, and Sciences Po/Paris. Storper is the author of more than 100 peer-reviewed academic articles and 13 books, including the widely-cited […]

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