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Master‘s Programme: Global Demography, University of Vienna, Austria

It is a great pleasure to present the new Master’s Programme Global Demography at the University of Vienna, one of the three pillars of the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (IIASA, OeAW, University of Vienna). The Programme will start with its first cohort of students in October 2021. The application period runs […]

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7 fully funded PhD Scholarships: Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

PhD Scholarship in Spatial Sciences (7.0 FTE) (B009-15221) Scholarship opportunities The PhD positions are PhD Scholarship positions. PhD Scholarships provide candidates with a unique opportunity to propose their own interdisciplinary research project. The proposed PhD research topic must both fit within, and explicitly contribute to, the Faculty Research Programme tWIST – towards Wellbeing, Innovation and […]

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Four Funded PhD Positions in Marine Geographies/Social Sciences, Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity (HIFMB), Germany

Come and join a growing group of social scientists at the interdisciplinary Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity (HIFMB). Located in beautiful Oldenburg, Germany, the HIFMB offers a multi-disciplinary, international, and dynamic environment for researching the marine environment and a vibrant, friendly and supportive culture for PhD candidates. Within the HIFMB, expertise in marine functional […]

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Advancing Indicators of Regional Structural Change: Hybrid Workshop, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Germany

Scope of the Workshop As amplified by the recent pandemic and crises, innovation is more crucial than ever. Being able to produce the next vaccine can decide about the life and death of thousands, developing the next digital communication tool shapes the learning experience of an entire generation; coming up with a radically new solution […]

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 […]

Declan Jordan

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

Huiwen is a PhD student with a  focus on opening concepts in Economic Geography to perspectives from the Global South and Asia.  Huiwen will provide a significant voice representing the views of emerging scholars on the Committee and it is hoped her active involvement will provide a distinct and valuable perspective.

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 for Structural Policy and Economic Analysis in the Director-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries in the European Commission.  Before that, she was Deputy Head of Unit for Conception, Forward Studies and Impact Assessment in the Directorate-General for Regional Policy and Policy Coordinator in the Lisbon Task Force of the […]

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 trained as spatial and regional planner with 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.  She has been the Chair of the AESOP Young Academics Network and served on the AESOP executive committee. […]

17th European Week of Regions and Cities

6 October 2019

17th European Week of Regions and Cities

7 October 2019
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2018 European Week of Regions and Cities

7 October 2018
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Displacement, Transnational Mobility and Religious Realities

26 June 2018
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2018 RSA Annual Conference Special Sessions

3 June 2018
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A World of Flows: Labour Mobility, Capital and Knowledge in an Age of Global Reversal and Regional Revival

3 June 2018
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Industry 4.0 - Implications for an EU industrial policy

25 January 2018
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Fifth FINGEO Global Seminar - European Spaces of Financialization

28 May 2018

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