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PhD opportunity, Cardiff University and National Museum Wales, Wales

We welcome applications for the following PhD research project.  The deadline is 3 February 2021. PhD Research Project – Competition – Funded Students Worldwide Title: Paths to decolonising bio-cultural curation: new perspectives on the Economic Botany Collection at Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales Where: Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Supervisors: Dr S MacBride-Stewart,  Prof Radhika Mohanram (ENCAP), Dr Poppy Nicol […]

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Call for applications, PhD Course: 'The Political Ecology of Pandemics’, University of Oslo, Norway

Call for applications, Ph.D. course: ‘The Political Ecology of Pandemics’ Date: 9 – 11 August, 2021 Venue: Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo, Norway Organised by:  Centre for Development and the Environment, The Norwegian Political Ecology Network (POLLEN-Norway) and the Norwegian Researcher School in Environmental Humanities (NoRS-EH), Application deadline: 15 March, 2021 (Application form).   The objective of this interdisciplinary PhD course is to critically approach the relationship between food […]

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PhD Opportunities, School of Geography and Environmental Sciences, Ulster University, Northern Ireland

We are advertising a number of PhD opportunities with the School of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Ulster University – including one on international student mobilities (https://www.ulster.ac.uk/doctoralcollege/find-a-phd/794354), and another on memory politics and mother and baby homes in Ireland (https://www.ulster.ac.uk/doctoralcollege/find-a-phd/796670). The submission deadline for applications is the 5th February with interviews to follow in March. […]

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Postdoctoral position in Sociology: Housing and Urban Sociology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. […]

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Postdoctoral position in Sociology: Housing and Urban Sociology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. […]

Deal or No Deal?

David Bailey works at the Birmingham Business School and is a Senior Fellow at the ESRC’s UK in a Changing Europe programme. There was no ‘Meal Deal’ this week for the UK and EU after Boris Johnson dined with Ursula Von Der Layen in Brussels, with the latter saying “we gained a clear understanding of each other’s […]

Roman Martin

Laura James is Associate Professor in the Department of Culture and Learning at Aalborg University in Denmark. Laura is a long time friend of the RSA and has been on the RSA Nordic Division (NoRSA) Board for many years. She replaces Henrik Halkier who steps down after many years representing Denmark as the RSA Ambassador. […]

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Fully funded PhD in Russian Studies: Red Cross or Red Star, Queen Mary University of London, UK

‘Red Cross or Red Star? The Tension between Humanitarian and Socialist Internationalism in World War II Aid to Russia’ Collaborative Doctoral Award in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London and Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies (SCRSS) The aim of the project is to approach wartime British attitudes to the Soviet Union […]

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PhD opportunities, University of Manchester, UK

Introduction Infrastructure is a concept over which many disciplines claim some intellectual ownership. While for some disciplines the interest in infrastructure is long-standing, for others it is a more recent development, where there appears to have been something akin to an “infrastructural turn” (Dodson, 2015: 87). One area in which recent years have seen insights […]

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Lecturer in Political Theory, School of Public Policy, UCL, UK

Lecturer in Political Theory, – Ref:1873845 Click here to go back to search results UCL Department / Division: Political Science Specific unit / Sub department: School of Public Policy Location of position: London Grade: 8 Hours: Full Time Salary: (inclusive of London allowance) £44,737 – £52,764 per annum Plus £8,000 per annum Market Supplement Duties and Responsibilities The Department of […]

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Funded PhD: Revival of indigenous agroforestry systems in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Coventry University, UK

Revival of indigenous agroforestry systems (chakras) for crisis resilience in the Ecuadorian Amazon: opportunities and challenges of gender, ethnicity and forest livelihoods Eligibility: UK/EU/International graduates with the required entry requirements Funding details: Bursary plus tuition fees (UK/EU/International) Duration: Full-Time – between three and three and a half years fixed term Application deadline: Wednesday, 31 March 2021 Interview dates: Will be […]

Homeworking and the Return to the Office – Part One

This blog was written by Professor Anne Green and Rebecca Riley, City-REDI  / WM REDI, University of Birmingham. To access the original article, click here. The current situation in cities The pandemic has changed the nature of work significantly which may have long term impacts. Not least is the fact that at a time when significant business decisions are being […]

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Funded PhD project: Comparative Urban Geographies of the Political Right, Northumbria University, UK

 Dr J Luger , Dr K Cassidy Friday, January 29, 2021 Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide) About the Project The geographies of the political right urgently require more understanding. In many contexts around the world, the right-wing has moved to the political and cultural mainstream; far-right and extremist movements have likewise become destabilising forces. Examples include Trumpism (or what […]

Roman Martin

Dear friends of regional studies! It is a pleasure to introduce myself to you as RSA Ambassador to Sweden. Feel welcome to contact me if you are curious about regional studies in Sweden or want to get involved in RSA. Please find below a welcome letter in Swedish. With kind regards Roman   Hej! Jag […]

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ESRC-funded PhD studentship: Media, Communication and Nation, Loughborough University, UK

The Centre for Research in Communication and Culture (CRCC) at Loughborough University (lboro.ac.uk/crcc) welcomes applicants for ESRC funded doctoral studentships in Communication and Media. The CRCC is a large, interdisciplinary research centre that has been at the forefront of research in the field internationally for twenty five years. The CRCC has a large, vibrant and […]

Simona Iammarino

Simona Iammarino is Professor of Economic Geography in the Department of Geography & Environment of the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK). She was Head of Department (01/01/2014 – 31/08/2017), and academic member of the LSE Council (2016-2020). Since 01/09/ 2016 she has been affiliate faculty member at the Gran Sasso Science Institute […]

John Harrison

John Harrison works at Loughborough University in the UK. He is a regional geographer interested in the planning and governance of cities and regions. John has been an Editor of Regional Studies since 2013, first as its inaugural Early Career Editor and then section editor for ‘Urban and Regional Horizons’. His recent publications include the […]

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British Sociological Association’s Annual 70th Anniversary Virtual Conference 2021: Remaking the Future, 13-15 April 2021

13-15 April 2021 Remaking the Future 70th Anniversary Virtual Conference 2021 CALL FOR PAPERS Dear colleague 2021 marks the 70th Anniversary of the British Sociological Association’s Annual conference.  The theme is Remaking the Future and little did we know how relevant the choice of words would turn out to be. The BSA is having to […]

Declan Jordan

Heike Mayer is professor of economic geography at the University of Bern in Switzerland. Her research is in local and regional economic development with a focus on dynamics of innovation and entrepreneurship, place making and sustainability. Heike started her academic career in the United States, where she completed a Ph.D. in Urban Studies (Portland State […]

RSA City and Regional Sustainability Transitions (CReST) Webinar Series

22 October 2020

Special Workshop on Training and Productivity

5 November 2020

Once more unto the breach? Devolution and local government reorganisation in Oxfordshire

Dave Valler is Reader in Planning, School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes, and Chair of the RSA London and South East Branch. His research interests range across local and regional economic development, urban theory and politics, sub-national governance and policy, and science/hi-tech spaces. He has recently published research specifically on theoretical and practical […]

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