Territories Categories: United Kingdom

West Midlands

The Chair of the West Midlands Branch, Jun Du is Professor of Economics and Director of Lloyds Banking Centre for Business Prosperity at Aston Business School, Aston University. “During the period that I was appointed as an Associate Editor for the RSA journal Regional Studies between 2012-2018, I became aware of and deeply impressed by […]

South West

The Chair of the RSA South West Branch, Ian Smith, is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). “I work on a wide range of issues relating to regional economics and to the production of public policy at different territorial levels.  In this I hold to the […]

North East

Ignazio Cabras is the Faculty Director for International Research Partnerships and a member of the Strategic Management and International Business Group (SMIB) at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association (FeRSA). He is fully qualified with a BSc(Hons) and […]

London and South East

Welcome Hi there. I’m Dave Valler, Reader in Planning in the School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes University. It’s an honour to take up the Chair of the RSA London and South East Branch and I look forward to meeting and working with colleagues within and outside the area. It’s a fascinating time, […]


The Chair of the RSA Wales Section is Max Munday, Director of the Welsh Economy Research Unit at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. “The Welsh section of the RSA has been active since the early 1990s. The Welsh economy is a valuable lens through which to examine regional policy and economic issues, being a devolved […]

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Message from Dr Mazzei I am a Senior Lecturer at the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, and  a program leader for an MSc in Social Innovation at Glasgow Caledonian University.  I have studied political science and sociology at the University of Florence.  I hold a Master Degree in Applied Social Research from the […]


The Chair of the RSA Ireland Section is Justin Doran, Director of the Spatial and Regional Economics Research Centre and a Lecturer in the Department of Economics, Cork University Business School, University College Cork “The Regional Studies Irish Section (RSAIR) was officially open in 1974 to provide a forum to discuss regional issues in Ireland. […]

The Missing Midlands

David Hearne is an early career researcher at Birmingham City University’s Centre for Brexit Studies. Prior to joining the university in 2017, David worked as an economist in a regional think tank. David’s primary research interests lie in regional economics and the sectoral and regional impact of Brexit. Ongoing research includes measurement issues within the […]

3rd Networking Workshop for Early and Mid-Career Women in Regional Studies and Regional Science

13 November 2019

Planning and Governing Polycentric Urban Regions

3 September 2019

RSA Wales Branch Conference

22 May 2019

Towards Coastal Resilience & Sustainability - Activating Real Coastal Transitions

12 April 2019

5TH REHI WORKSHOP: A Historical Perspective on Multi-Level Urban Economic Development Policy

29 November 2018
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Combining state and non-state partnerships for effective place leadership

23 October 2018

2018 Annual President's Event

15 November 2018

2018 RSA Winter Conference

15 November 2018
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2018 Student and Early Career Conference

25 October 2018
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2018 Pre-Conference Event, Student and Early Career Conference

24 October 2018
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Beyond economic contribution: Migrant Identities, Working Lives and Social Embeddedness

25 April 2018
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Joint Conference of the South West England and Wales Branches

25 April 2018
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4th RSA ReHi-workshop: ‘An historical account of regional resilience’

14 January 2018

2019 Student and Early Career Conference

30 October 2019

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