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Assistant Professor or Associate/Full Professor: Urban Sociology, University of Toronto, Canada

The Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto (U of T) invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in the area of Urban Sociology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor/Professor (please see separate job postings below), with an expected start […]

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Postdoctoral Scholar Opening, Center on Poverty and Social Policy, Columbia University, New York, USA

Postdoctoral Scholar Opening: Center on Poverty and Social Policy, Columbia University, New York, USA https://www.povertycenter.columbia.edu/ The Center on Poverty and Social Policy at the Columbia University School of Social Work is seeking a postdoctoral scholar with a PhD in economics, public policy, demography, social work, sociology, or a related discipline, to conduct analyses of policy […]

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Doctoral Assistantships in Planning, Design, and the Built Environment, Clemson University, USA

The College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities at Clemson University is accepting applications for five assistantships for the pursuit of the Ph.D. degree in Planning, Design, and the Built Environment.  The assistantship provides a stipend of $20,000 payable per year plus tuition remission, and may be renewed for up to two years. I would like your help in locating […]

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Funded PhD Positions in Critical Geographies of Post-Industrial Landscape, Memory, and Heritage, Michigan Technological University, USA

The Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University is now accepting applications for its MS, MS/PhD, and PhD Industrial Heritage and Archaeology programs. Our department is exceptionally interdisciplinary with core strengths in studying the processes, impacts, and heritage of industrial communities, deindustrialization and postindustrial landscapes. We draw from mixed-methods including landscape, ethnographic, heritage and […]

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Two Fully Funded PhD scholarships: Innovation and regional development, HEC Montréal, Canada

The Department of International Business and the Research Chair in Innovation and Regional Development at HEC Montréal invite applications for two fully funded PhD positions in International Business, which will start on September 1, 2021. Position 1 – Innovation and Regional Development The 4-year scholarship will be integrated in the research project ‘Innovative firms in […]

COVID-19 and Cottage Country: Exploring place, power, and policy in the ‘right to be rural’

Ashleigh Weeden is a rural futurist and PhD Candidate in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development in the Ontario Agricultural College at the University of Guelph. Her work is focused on investigating place-based rural innovation, community capacity building, and public policy renewal. In addition to her current doctoral research, Ashleigh coordinates the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation’s Rural […]

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Webinar Pathways to a Green, Equitable, Covid-19 Recovery

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 Whatever Happened to Uneven Development? in Conversation with Professor Jamie Peck and Dr Marion Werner

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 […]

Politics of Displacement, Identity and Urban Citizenship in Migratory Contexts

The RSA Research Network on Politics of Displacement, Identity and Urban Citizenship in Migratory Contexts organised an event: Participatory Action Research and Ethnographic Theatre: I Am Rohingya: Staging a Genocide, a presentation by Yusuf Zine held on March 10, 2020 in Toronto, Canada. Organisers: Hulya Arik is an assistant professor at the Human Geography at […]

Uneven Innovation: The Work of Smart Cities

Jennifer Clark is Professor and Head of the City and Regional Planning Section at the Knowlton School of Architecture in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University. She specializes in urban and regional economic development planning. She is the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Regional Studies and a Fellow of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) […]

Participatory action research and ethnographic theatre: I Am Rohingya: Staging a Genocide

10 March 2020
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Coastal Transitions: Blue Economy, Online, 4–8 Nov 2020

Theme:                 Coastal Transitions: Blue Economy Venue:                 New Haven, Connecticut, USA Dates:                   Wednesday 4th – Sunday 8th, Nov 2020 Coastal Transitions is sponsored by the IGU Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces and the IGU Commission on Coastal Systems. Coastal Transitions is jointly organized by Liverpool John Moores University, Southern Connecticut State University […]

Cultural Production and the Contemporary Visual Narratives of Migration, Refuge and Borders - CANCELLED

25 May 2020

The Theory, Practice, and Potential of Regional Development: The Case of Canada

Edited by Kelly Vodden, David J.A. Douglas, Sean Markey, Sarah Minnes, and Bill Reimer (See bios below) Canadian regional development today involves multiple actors operating within nested scales from local to national and even international levels. Recent approaches to making sense of this complexity have drawn on concepts such as multi-level governance, relational assets, integration, […]

2020 RSA Sessions at the AAG - Cancelled

6 April 2020

The geography of immigrants’ inventive activity in the US during the Age of Mass Migration

Andrea Morrison is currently Marie-Curie Fellow at the Department of Management and Technology, Bocconi University and Associate Professor in Economic Geography at Utrecht University. His research interests lie in the areas of evolutionary economics, innovation studies, economic geography and economic development. He has investigated extensively topics like system of innovation, industrial clusters, knowledge networks, global […]

Unexpected Impacts of Uneven Regional Economic Development: Newspapers

Anthony Frigon is a PhD Candidate in Geography at UCLA. He is interested in the relationship between industrial dynamics, labor and firm mobility, and regional economic development. His current projects focus on the role of technological proximity in agglomeration settings and spatial knowledge sourcing for multi-locational firms in Canada and the United States. The recent […]

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 […]

Mattia Casula

Name of event: 4th edition of the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4) The 4th edition of the International Conference of Public (ICPP4) was organized by the International Public Policy Association (IPPA), a leading international organization in the field of policy science.  It aims to promote the international diffusion of knowledge on public policy, disseminating […]

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