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Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Energy Transitions The Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Energy Transitions. We seek a critical scholar in political economy and/or political ecology engaged in grounded research and advocacy working in the field of energy transitions and decarbonization. […]

Zack Tayor is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Specializing in comparative urban political economy, the multi-level governance of cities, and political geography, his work lies at the intersection of political science, urban geography, planning studies, and urban sociology. He is a fellow at the Institute on Municipal and […]

Zack Tayor is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Specializing in comparative urban political economy, the multi-level governance of cities, and political geography, his work lies at the intersection of political science, urban geography, planning studies, and urban sociology. He is a fellow at the Institute on Municipal and […]

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Position Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to join our team at the Institute for Inclusive Economies and Sustainable Livelihoods at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research on inclusive economies and sustainable livelihoods. The new Institute for Inclusive Economies and Sustainable […]

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The Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Energy Transitions. The advertisement can be found on the department’s website: https://geog.ubc.ca/job-opportunities/faculty-position-000174904/ Applications should be submitted using this online form: https://geog.air.arts.ubc.ca/position-000174904/. The closing date for applications is September 15, 2024. Questions may be directed to the […]

Geographies of Refugee Resettlement and Post-industrial Urban Renewal in Rust Belt Cities Refugees are active agents of urban change. According to the United Nations, 60 percent of the world’s refugees are in cities and as such, cities of today are uniquely positioned to seek solutions that address refugee concerns alongside interrelated urban social justice and […]

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.   Newfoundland and Tasmania, Australia, have been described as ‘mirror islands’ with striking linkages. Site of one of the field excursions during the authors’ 12-day exchange to Tasmania, Australia. (Author Provided, Brady Reid)   In an era of “global […]

Grete Gansauer is an economic geographer and interdisciplinary public policy researcher focused on regional development, infrastructure, and the local state in peripheral regions and ‘left behind’ places. She is a US Department of Agriculture Predoctoral Fellow and PhD Candidate in Geography in the Resources and Communities Research Group at Montana State University. Her dissertation examines […]

Jennifer Clark is Knowlton School Distinguished Professor and Head of the City and Regional Planning Section in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University. She is also a Visiting Professor of City and Regional Planning with the School of Business at the University of Stavanger in Norway. She has authored numerous articles, chapters, […]

Jennifer Clark is Knowlton School Distinguished Professor and Head of the City and Regional Planning Section in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University. She is also a Visiting Professor of City and Regional Planning with the School of Business at the University of Stavanger in Norway. She has authored numerous articles, chapters, […]

Small Grant Scheme on Pandemics, Cities, Regions & Industry: Racial Disparities of the Paycheck Protection Program: Focusing on Structural Differences in Banking Infrastructure This project examines the distributional outcomes of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was implemented by the U.S. federal government to preserve jobs in small businesses in response to the 2020 coronavirus […]

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; […]

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 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 […]

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