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UNESCO UNITWIN NETWORK CONFERENCE We invite research papers to be presented to the Silk Way Tourism section within the 7th UNESCO UNITWIN Network World Heritage and Tourism Innovation: responding to the challenges in a changing world’ Conference. Papers may be based on empirical research, case studies or literature reviews of UNESCO World Heritage sites. The […]

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Call for a PhD position in the field of Science and Technology Studies at the University of Padova. The PhD will carry out research on the relationship between emerging technologies and everyday life, using media discourses as a source of data, working at the  Pa.S.T.I.S – Padova Science Technology and Innovation Studies – University of […]

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Applications are open for a 4-year PhD scholarship at the University of Lisbon. See details below. Feel free to share this with possible candidates. For more information, please send an email to the supervisors: Eduardo Brito-Henriques (eduardo@edu.ulisboa.pt), Inês Boavida-Portugal (iboavida-portugal@campus.ul.pt), and Daniel Paiva (daniel.paiva@campus.ul.pt). [CEG 2021 – 2.3] Planning land use for sustainable tourism: technologies […]

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6th International Conference on ‘Urban e-Planning’  (Virtual / Online)  University of Lisbon, Portugal – April 2022   Themes:  Track 1 – Governance and Planning of Smart Cities Track 2 – Urban E-Planning and Climate Emergency Track 3 – Urban E-Planning and the Covid-19 Pandemic Track 4 – Citizens E-Participation in Urban Governance Date: 7-12 April […]

The countries of the Western Balkan region – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*[1], North Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia – share a common aspiration for a future within the European Union, despite their diversity and idiosyncrasies[2]. That said, the territorial and political complexities of this region of nearly 20 million inhabitants, render the translation of EU […]

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Bocconi University, in partnership with POLISS, is organising the 6th Geography of Innovation Conference which will take place at Bocconi University in Milan from 26th to 28th January 2022. The Geography of Innovation Conference provides a forum for discussion to scholars interested in scientific, policy and strategic issues concerning the spatial dimension of innovation activities. In line with […]

Corfu is the birthplace of great poets, writers and people of art and culture. Its historical background is linked to the acceptance of the principles of French and English town planning and Italian architecture in historic buildings. The appearance of capitalism in the regions were associated with the development of a new urban environment. First […]

Sanja Kmezić is a lecturer at the University of Graz, where she teaches Economic Analysis of Law, Socio-economic Development in South East Europe, and Transition Policy and Regional Development in South East Europe. Sanja has worked as an international consultant for the World Bank, European Commission, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and USAID on […]

CYBER Night is a regional dissemination event based on the model of the Breton ‘BreizhCTF’ (1-day practical workshops followed by a 1-night hacking competition) with the aim of getting better access to the cyber community. Each regional partner in Interreg CYBER Europe is in charge of organising a Cyber Night at the regional level during […]

Anyone with teaching responsibilities will know how difficult it has been to carve out time and space for research during the past year. For early career researchers that has been even more difficult to achieve. However working collaboratively can be one way to keep your research alive, create new connections and the power of networks […]

Salvatore Perri, Professor of Political Economy, University of Magna Graecia (Catanzaro, Italy). Author contact: perriphdsalvatore@gmail.com The situation Today in Italy, we are experiencing a 10% unemployment rate (about 45% for young people in the southern regions), a relationship debt/GDP close to 136%, an increasing level of poverty and inequalities[1], and a form of stagnation in […]

Balázs György Forman is Associate Professor at Corvinus University of Budapest Department of Economic Geography. In Italy, we would never have expected this. The coronavirus pandemic has brought an extremely profound economic, social and political divorce in Italy. If one sees the Milan or Florence Cathedrals, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and loves the Adriatic […]

The Impact Assessment Office of the Senate of the Italian Republic published the research report “Spending for Growth? 30 years of EU policies for deprived areas: the impact of cohesion in Italy and Europe” made in collaboration with the Italian Association of Regional Science (AISRe) and the Institute for finance and the Local Economy (IFEL) […]

Heike Mayer is professor of economic geography at the University of Bern. She is interested in innovation and entrepreneurship dynamics in peripheral regions. Her current project is funded by the MeRSA grant and she has been conducting field work in peripheral regions in the Italian, Austrian and Swiss Alps. Peripheral regions are more innovative than […]

For the 2020 Annual Conference #RSA20, the RSA awards a number of bursaries. Below you can find the winners for this year’s Annual Conference: Top row, left to right: Sofia Kazakova (Institute for Public Finance Reform, Russia) Simone Maria Grabner (Gran Sasso Science Institute, Italy) Piotr Idczak (Poznan University of Economics, Poland) Middle row, left […]

Join us for our high-profile discuss and debate sessions at #RSA20. These sessions take place on Friday 19th June from 13.30-14.40. Please click below for more details.

There will be a number of Technical Tours at this year’s #RSA20 Annual Conference. These will be free of charge, but we kindly ask you to reserve a space online below. Please note that all tours and waiting lists are currently fully booked. Thank you for your understanding.

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Student and Early Career sessions Career paths for academics outside higher education Many early career researchers find themselves at a crossroads as they finish their PhDs. They have to make some important decisions which are likely to fundamentally shape their careers. Not only will they want to build a successful career by securing a good […]

The Annual Conference #RSA20 will gather over 600 participants from academia, policy and practice, representing over 50 different countries and thus will provide an excellent platform to present your work and/or organisation. Sponsor a Special Session Special Sessions are a great way to bring together presenters and delegates to discuss and highlight a particular topic […]

Chair: Leaza McSorley (University of Sunderland, United Kingdom) Speakers: John Bachtler (University of Strathclyde) Giancarlo Cotella (Politecnico di Torino, Italy) Marcin Dąbrowski (TU Delft, Netherlands) Sonia de Gregorio Hurtado (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain) The session, chaired by Leaza McSorley (University of Sunderland) and organised under the banner of the RSA Research Network on EU […]

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