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Associate professor or Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Urban and Regional Development, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

The Geography Section at Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management at University of Copenhagen are looking to appoint an Associate Professor or Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Urban and Regional Development. We are in looking for candidates within urban and regional development with strong quantitative skills, and with an interest in socio-economic change and restructuring […]

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Associate Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, specialized in development geography, Lund University, Sweden

Associate Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, specialized in development geography Login and apply Lund University, The Department of Human Geography Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We […]

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PhD position: Inequality & Welfare, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway

We would like to inform that there is a 4 years PhD vacancy on topics of inequality and welfare, available at NTNU in Trondheim. The position entails a good salary and working conditions. Please advise your best master candidates to apply. Link to the position: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/189834/phd-candidate-in-social-and-welfare-policy

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Postdoc position, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark

1 postdoc position is open within the ERC Consolidator project Pledges and Democracy (PLEDGEDEM) at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University. PLEDGEDEM asks fundamental questions about relation between politicians and voters in representative democracy, election campaigns, and the political role of the media. More exactly, the aim of PLEDGEDEM is to explore the role […]

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Tenure track position: Regional development and innovation policy, University of Vaasa, Finland

We at the University of Vaasa in Finland are now inviting applications for a Tenure track position in regional development and innovation policy. For the successful applicant this position offers an excellent opportunity to build a multifaceted academic career in a dynamic and international environment.   The position is based in the School of Management and connected […]

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PhD Position in Global Challenges, Department of Geography, University of Bergen, Norway

Please find an advert at the link below for a salaried PhD opportunity in the Department of Geography, University of Bergen, with a focus on nutrition and small fish consumption in northern Uganda. This is an explicitly interdisciplinary/cross-faculty position, but I am told folks with a social science or STS take on these issues would […]

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Professor in Rural Development with a focus on the Global South, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

“Professor in Rural Development with a focus on the Global South” at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, in Uppsala (deadline August 2020). Details here:  https://www.slu.se/en/about-slu/jobs-vacancies/?rmpage=job&rmjob=3557&rmlang=UK The Department of Urban and Rural Development at SLU has a strong social science research environment comprised of four research subjects: Rural Development, Environmental Communication, Landscape Architecture, and Agrarian […]

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Regional Innovation Policies Conferences 2020, Aalborg University, Denmark, 25-26 March 2021

The 15th edition of the Regional Innovation Policies Conferences will be hosted by Aalborg University on the 25th and 26th March 2021 in Aalborg, Denmark. The conference will focus on regions in transformation – as well as transformations in regional innovation policy and new developments in methods for defining and analysing regions. We welcome abstract submissions […]

Matthias Kokorsch

Matthias Kokorsch is Academic Director of Coastal Communities and Regional Development at the University Centre of the Westfjords.   Message from the RSA Ambassador to Iceland: Kæru kollegar, Ég er fagstjóri meistaranáms í Sjávarbyggðafræði og hef því mikinn áhuga á ýmsum þáttum byggðafræðinnar. Bakgrunnur minn er landafræði og félagsvísindi og undanfarin ár hef ég lagt […]

Nordic Division (NoRSA)

NORSA was formally established at a meeting in Umeå, Sweden, in September 2008. NORSA is a non-political, voluntary, self-governing organisation with non-profit objectives andshares the aims and objects of the Regional Studies Association, which are: (a) to promote education in the field of regional studies (those studies which relate to the economic, physical and sociological […]

Davids and Goliaths: Regions in the Age of Urbanisation and Digitalisation

17 June 2019
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Smart City‐Regional Governance for Sustainability: Smart Governance (and Institutions) – A Question of Sustainability?

9 July 2018
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Historical Constructions of Regions and Regionalism

30 October 2017

Final Report: RSA Research Network on Sustainability Transitions in the Coastal Zone

Organisers: Prof. C.  Patrick Heidkamp, Southern Connecticut State University Dr. John Morrissey, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick Dr. Catherine Chambers, University Centre of the Westfjords Coastal areas, despite only occupying a relatively small percentage of the Earth’s land-surface, provide more than one third of the globe’s value of ecosystem services. Coastal areas are also […]

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Regions in Transition

9 March 2017

Final Report RSA Research Network Regional Economic and Policy History (ReHi)

Organisers Marijn Molema, Fryske Akademy, Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences, the Netherlands Arno van der Zwet, University of the West of Scotland, UK Martin Åberg, Centre for Regional Studies, University of Karlstad Sara Svensson, Center for Policy Studies, Central European University The past plays a crucial role in understanding, developing and implementing regional economic development […]

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Central and Eastern Europe

The CEE Division comprised of Albania, Bulgaria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Poland, Romania, the Slovak Republic, Serbia, Slovenia, and Ukraine. However, the CEE Division is inclusive and we also welcome members from other countries not listed here. The CEE Division is a limited […]

Policy Expo 2018: Place-based Policy Expo: Enhancing Relevance, Sharpening Our Understanding

The Regional Studies Association has commissioned a Policy Expo to look at place-based policy and its implementation around the globe. The research will be led by: Andrew Beer, University of South Australia Markku Sotarauta, Tampere University Sarah Ayres, University of Bristol, UK Jiri Blazek, Charles University, Prague Fiona McKenzie, RMIT University This Policy Expo considers the contribution that place-based policy-making […]

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Visit Tampere in May 2013!

In the previous blog post we highlighted our forthcoming conference in Tampere, Finland from 5 to 8 May this year. If this alone does not tempt you to book a place on the conference (still time to put an abstract in!) then the city of Tampere should. Tampere is the third largest city in Finland, […]

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RSA European Conference 2013, Tampere, Finland: Deadline for Abstracts 27th January

The deadline for abstract submission for the Regional Studies Association European Conference is fast approaching (Sunday 27th January). This year the conference is hosted by the University of Tampere in Finland and will take place from 5th – 8th May. The conference theme is ‘Shape and Be Shaped: the future dynamics of regional development’.   […]

Arne Isaksen

Som norsk ambassadør for RSA anbefaler jeg deg å bli medlem i organisasjonen. RSA står bak en rekke tidsskrifter, deriblant Regional Studies, som følger med et medlemskap. RSA arrangerer en årlig konferanse i Europa med noen hundre deltakere. Her er gode muligheter for å presentere papere, få oversikt over hva andre innen ditt eget fagfelt […]

Markku Sotarauta

Markku Sotarauta is professor of regional development studies in Faculty of Management and Business at Tampere University, Finland. In 2011-2013, he served as the founding Dean of the School of Management and, in 2009-2010, as the last Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administration. In 2008 he was appointed as a Visiting Professor in […]

Henrik Halkier

Henrik Halkier

Kære RSA-medlem, Som dansk ambassdør for RSA er min rolle at profilere vores aktiviteter i Danmark og bidrage til at du får mest muligt ud af de mange muligheder for netværks-aktiviteter, videns-udveksling og publikation, som bliver organiseret inden for foreningen. Aktiveterne bliver drevet af medlemmerne, og hvis du har en ide til et nyt initiativ – […]

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Crossing the Fehmarn Belt: A New Transnational Region in the Making

Commencing operation in 2021, a new tunnel will provide the final piece in the jigsaw linking the city of Hamburg in Germany to Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmö in Sweden which together form the STRING region. This fixed link will complement the existing bridge crossing the Öresund strait between Denmark and Sweden which opened to […]

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