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ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT CHAIR IN GEOGRAPHY CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, 90095-1524. University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Geography. The Department seeks an outstanding and eminent scholar with a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. Appointment will be at the rank of Full Professor, with tenure. Appointment will begin in the 2023-2024 academic year. Established […]

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We are excited to announce that this spring we are hiring for three (!) permanent faculty positions effective Fall 2023. The timing is very tight, we will begin to review the applications soon and proceed until the positions are filled. Please spread the word as widely as possible! The positions include: Doctoral lecturer in Earth […]

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The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at UTEP is pleased to announce the launch of a unique and innovative doctoral program in Sociology focused on the department’s outstanding expertise in mobility, environment, and health that draws on our unique location along the U.S.-Mexico Border. We seek highly motivated students for our inaugural cohort, beginning Fall […]

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The Department of Geography ( at Dartmouth College invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow in Human Geography. This two-year position will augment and complement existing departmental strengths, which include critical urban and health studies, Black geographies, feminist geographies, and nature-society relations. The fellow will contribute intellectually to the department and Dartmouth and teach two 10-week […]

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Ph.D. Opportunity: Geographies of Migration and Insecurity at the US-Mexican Border   Texas State University’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies is seeking a doctoral student to work on an NSF funded project focusing on issues of migration, asylum/immigration policy, infrastructure, and security at the US-Mexican border. The NSF funded project includes three years of […]

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Je partage deux offres d’emploi pertinentes aux membres de la liste capables de travailler en français : (1) Géographie de l’environnement, spécialisation en études urbaines (date limite 6 mars 2023) : (2) Chaire de recherche du Canada (niveau 2), Anthropocène et interactions humain-environnement (date limite 20 mars 2023) : Les approches de géographie […]

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PhD Graduate Research Assistant! This is fully funded position for up to 3 years in a PhD program of the applicant’s choice at Kent State University. It would start Fall 2023. Most deadlines are coming up next month, but there may be some flexibility for exceptional candidates. I encourage interested applicants to get in touch […]

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. Deadlines for the 2023 RSA Awards and Funding are as […]

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The International Society for Ecological Modelling Global Conference 2023 (ISEM 2023), under the theme ‘Ecological Models for Tomorrow’s Solutions’, will bring together scientists from all professions and applications that deal with the use of ecological models and systems ecology. The abstract submission system is still open until 25 November 2022 ( Toronto shall be the inspiring […]

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.    During the COVID-19 pandemic, select regions around the globe formed ‘travel/quarantine bubbles’ with imposed hard borders such as the ‘Trans-Tasman Bubble’ involving New Zealand and Australia and the […]

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.    If the American West could be defined by one characteristic, it would be aridity. Water quantity and quality deficiencies perennially frame development controversies across the West– particularly 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.    Various studies have acknowledged and highlighted the significant contribution of an integrated system to adopt and execute climate action plans. This article will attempt to unveil the influence […]

This blog follows the launch of the new book Border Cities and Territorial Development   The new book focuses on territorial development processes associated with border cities. In this light, the 12 chapters cut across not only economic, but also governance and cross-border planning processes and innovation, in both European and North American border cities, […]

Brady is working towards a Ph.D. in Rural Studies at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. His research interests intersect environmental stewardship, rural community development, and Indigenous self-determination in policy and development decision-making processes. As a settler (non-Indigenous) scholar with English/Mi’kmaw ancestry, Brady explores the roles and responsibilities of researchers engaging in community-based participatory […]

Joan Fitzgerald is a Professor of Urban and Public Policy at Northeastern University. She focuses on urban climate governance and the connections between urban sustainability and economic development and innovation. Her third book, Emerald Cities: Urban Sustainability and Economic Development (Oxford Univ. Press, 2010), examines how cities are creating economic development opportunities in several green […]

Whether we call it cohesion, levelling up, lagging regions, or place-based policy; regional inequality has been a long-term persistent problem.   I started to become really interested in how places adapt, and what we would find if we begin from the starting point of adaptation – particularly using the Deleuzian Assemblage and the complex adaptive […]

The RSA Ambassador to USA is Michael Glass, Director of the Urban Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh. As the United States ambassador for the RSA, it’s my pleasure to assist anyone who wants to address the unruly, diverse, and essential set of regionalisms that exist across the country. I look forward to working […]

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.    The right to adequate housing is considered a controversial topic, with many people globally lacking this basic human right. In Canada, Bill-C-97 containing the “National Housing Strategy Act” […]

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.    Inequality is a broad concept. Over the last few decades, different disciplines and research fields have come up with distinct interpretations and concepts to reveal, track, explain, and […]

The Government of Canada claims that existing Canadian mining practices are global models for responsible and sustainable mining. But is this the reality in local mining communities in underdeveloped nations?   Canadian Mining Companies and Corporate Negligence Canada is commonly known for its diplomacy. Yet not many know that Canada is the world’s global mining […]

Jessie P.H. Poon is Professor of Geography at the University at Buffalo, New York. She is currently an editor of Environment and Planning A. She was the North American editor of Papers in Regional Science from 2002 to 2006. She has published over 100 papers on multinational firms’ locational strategies, foreign direct investment, trade, and […]

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador is located on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland in Canada. Embedded in a rural region with diverse communities, individuals, organizations and industries, Grenfell Campus’ recently released strategic plan “Committing to Communities” responds to the special obligation that Memorial University has to the people of […]

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