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Doctoral student in Business Administration, Lund University, Sweden

Lund University, Department of Business Administration 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 are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the […]

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Postdoctoral Researcher (Urban Humanities), Institute for Urban Research at Malmö University, Sweden

Original listing About Malmö University Malmö University is an innovative, urban and international institute of higher education, located in the centre of Malmö. We have around 1,800 employees and 24,000 students. Our research and education are characterised by the role we believe a university should play in an open society — to contribute to sustainability […]

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Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Urban Research at Malmö University, Sweden

Original listing About Malmö University Malmö University is an innovative, urban and international institute of higher education, located in the centre of Malmö. We have around 1,800 employees and 24,000 students. Our research and education are characterised by the role we believe a university should play in an open society — to contribute to sustainability […]

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Postdoctoral fellowship: Comparative Public Policy, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

1 Postdoctoral fellowship in comparative public policy for research project “The Politics of Insecurity”   Applications are invited for a 2-year postdoctoral position in political science, public policy, sociology or criminology (or similar) to be based at the Department Political Science and Public Management, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, as of July 1st, 2021. For […]

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2-4 post-doc positions, Umeå University, Sweden

The Department of Geography at Umeå University is now hiring 2-4 2-year post-docs focussing on sustainable development. We welcome applicants within the entire field of human geography and in particular economic geographers. Deadline is 31st of March and for more details on the positions and the department, please follow the link. https://www.umu.se/en/work-with-us/open-positions/postdoctoral-researchers-in-human-geography_380306/

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Postdoctoral position in Political Science, (Housing and Urban politics). 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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PhD fellowship in Business and Development, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a PhD fellowship in ‘Business and Development’ at the Department of Management, Society and Communication (MSC). Examples of research areas that the PhD project may cover: Entrepreneurship, management and innovation in developing countries and emerging economies; the role of local and foreign firms in promoting sustainable development Sustainability governance […]

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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Marte Solheim

Dear esteemed enthusiasts of regional studies, Its my great pleasure to introduce myself as the RSA Ambassador to Norway. Below you will find a short introduction in Norwegian, please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, suggestions or would like to get involved.   Mitt namn er Marte C.W. Solheim, og som […]

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Regional Innovation Policies Conferences 2021, 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 […]

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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

Policy Expo 2018: Place-based Policy Expo: Enhancing Relevance, Sharpening Our Understanding The Regional Studies Association commissioned a Policy Expo to look at place-based policy and its implementation around the globe. The research was 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 […]

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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’.   […]

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