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Postdoctoral Position in Sociology, University of Konstanz, Germany

Postdoctoral Position in Sociology (f/m/d) (full-time, Salary Scale E 13 TV-L) Job Reference No. 2021/110. The start date is October 1st, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is offered for 2.5 years. The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007 it has been successful in […]

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Tenure track position: Energy/environmental social sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

The University of Groningen in the Netherlands invites applications for a TT position: We are looking for an early-career academic who is interested to start a tenure-track that focuses on education and who can strengthen our teaching and research in the field of energy and  environmental sciences. In particular, we are looking for a […]

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PhD Student Position: Spatial Mobility Analytics, University of Zurich, Switzerland

PhD Student Position in Spatial Mobility Analytics The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Unit at the Department of Geography, University of Zurich (UZH) invites applications for a fully funded PhD student position in the area of Spatial Mobility Analytics. Your responsibilities The PhD project will be supervised by Prof. Robert Weibel and Dr. Cheng Fu and will […]

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PhD: SNF funded research project Densifying Switzerland, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

The research team “Spatial Development and Urban Policy – SPUR” led by Prof. Dr. David Kaufmann and based at the Institute for Spatial and Landscape Development invites applications for a PhD student in the research project “Densifying Switzerland” We are looking for a PhD student who conducts research in the Swiss National Science Foundation funded […]

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Two PhD candidates: International Political Sociology (Audio-Visual Methods), University of Leiden, The Netherlands

The institute of Political Sciences of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences is looking for two PhD candidates in International Political Sociology (Audio-Visual Methods) Project description The PhD candidates will be part of the interdisciplinary project “The Security Politics of Algorithmic Vision (Security Vision)” hosted at the Institute of Political Science at Leiden University. The project is funded by the European Research […]

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Professor in Mobility, Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium

INTERESTING JOB OPPORTUNITY AT GHENT UNIVERSITY Professor in Mobility     →   Apply until 07/05/2021 23:59 (Brussels time) →   Discipline: Mobility →   100% Assistant professor tenure track →   Reference number: 202102/WE/ZAP-BOF/001   ABOUT GHENT UNIVERSITY Ghent University is one of the most important education and research institutions in the Low Countries. On a daily basis, over 9,000 […]

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Tenure-track Professor: Global Political Economy of Labor, including Gender Relations, University of Kassel, Germany

At Kassel University we have another job offer – Tenure-Track Professor (m/f/o) (W1 salary level) “Global Political Economy of Labor, including Gender Relations” Responsibilities:  Teaching responsibilities range from the Master’s programs “Labor Policies and Globalization,” “Global Political Economy and Development,” and “Political Science” to the undergraduate programs in Political Science (BA and teacher education) […]

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Four W 3 professorships: Sustainable Development and Transformation, University of Kassel, Germany

Four W 3 professorships (m/f/o) in Sustainable Development and Transformation The University of Kassel is establishing a new and unique interdisciplinary centre in the field of Sustainable Development and Transformation. The centre will bring together top global research and teaching expertise across the entire thematic range of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as defined by the […]

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Call for Contributions: regiosuisse-Wissenschaftsforum 2021: Forschungsupdate Regionalentwicklung, Regionalwirtschaft und Regionalpolitik, 13–14 September 2021, Andermatt (UR)

Call for Contributions: regiosuisse-Wissenschaftsforum 2021: «Forschungsupdate Regionalentwicklung, Regionalwirtschaft und Regionalpolitik» 13.–14. September 2021, Andermatt (UR) Who can submit contributions?  The forum is open to all the people of any scientific disciplines and professional activities interested and/or working in the field of regional and urban economic and development. Young researchers and professionals with impactful ideas are […]

Why Covid-19 should make us rethink multilocality

This article first appeared on ROBUST’s website and has been re-blogged with permission from the authors. Modern lives are increasingly multilocal – but rural-urban policies are often yet to catch up. ROBUST’s Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins, Ulla Ovaska and Theresia Oedl-Wieser reflect on what we know about multilocality, and what we should rethink as rural regions look ahead to futures beyond recovery. […]

Our January Member of the Month

Eduardo Oliveira is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate (with the aim of Habilitation) at the Economic Geography Working Group of the Department of Geography at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany. He teaches evolutionary economic geography and the interlinkage between sustainability principles and economic geography paradigms. His prime scientific interests are within the fields of spatial planning instruments […]

Heike Mayer

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 […]

#EURegionsWeek UNIVERSITY: Territorialising EU Cohesion Policy to bring it closer to citizens

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 […]

Linda Wollersheim

Name of event: KOSMOS Conference – Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century, Humboldt University Berlin The RSA Travel Grant allowed me to attend the KOSMOS Sustainability Conference in Berlin, where I presented a paper and also participated in a cutting-edge public conference format displaying some of my PhD work on low-carbon energy transitions. […]

The RSA and RSA Europe at #EURegionsWeek 2019

The European Week of Regions and Cities – #EURegionsWeek is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement EU Cohesion Policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance. Over the years, the event has grown into the key event on […]

Huiwen Gong

Dr. Huiwen Gong is a Postdoctoral researcher at the Environmental Social Sciences Department at Eawag and an affiliated member of Centre for Innovation, Research and Competence in the Learning Economy (CIRCLE), Lund University, Sweden.

Michaela Trippl

Michaela Trippl is Full Professor of Economic Geography at the Department of Geography and Regional Research at the University of Vienna, Austria. The main focus of her research is on regional innovation dynamics, regional industrial development and structural change and innovation policies. She has widely published in leading international journals such as Economic Geography, Regional […]

Elisa Roller

Elisa Roller is Head of Unit in the RECOVER Task Force in the Secretariat General of the European Commission with responsibility for the preparation of the Recovery and Resilience Plans in Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Romania and Slovenia, and responsibility for public administration and business environment.  Between 2012 and 2020, she was Head of a number […]

Wolfgang Petzold

Wolfgang Petzold is head of unit in the communication department of the Committee of the Regions, the EU’s assembly of regional and local representatives in Brussels. Before, he worked for ten years for the European Commission’s Regional Policy and Employment and Social Affairs Directorate-Generals. Being a sociologist, Wolfgang graduated from the University of Bremen in […]

Lummina (Ina) Horlings

Prof. dr. L.G. (Ina) Horlings (1962) studied land- and watermanagement and human (environmental) geography. She obtained a PhD in Policy Science, and currently holds a chair in Socio-Spatial Planning at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Her research work broadly deals with ‘the human factor’ in spatial planning. […]

Verena Radinger-Peer

Verena  is trained as a spatial and regional planner and holds a PhD in the field of regional planning and regional economics, investigating the impact of a decentralized location pattern of universities on the development of their (rural) location region. Her recent research interests cover regional path development, especially regional sustainability transitions, strategic agency, institutional and […]

17th European Week of Regions and Cities

6 October 2019

17th European Week of Regions and Cities

7 October 2019

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