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Two PhD-student positions: Beyond ‘Left Behind Places’, Leibniz-Institute for Regional Geography, Germany

We invite applications for two PhD-student positions from 01.01.2021 as 1 Junior Researcher (f/m/d) (quantitative focus) (65%, E 13 TV-L) 1 Junior Researcher (f/m/d) (qualitative focus) (65%, E 13 TV-L) Successful applicants will work on the research project “Beyond ‘Left Behind Places’: Understanding Demographic and Socioeconomic Change in Peripheral Regions”. This project is funded by […]

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Post-Doc Position: Global Social Policy and Governance, Bielefeld University, Germany

The Faculty of Sociology, working group “German and Transnational Social Policy” (Prof. Dr. Alexandra Kaasch), offers a full-time research position (E13 TV-L, non-permanent position)   Your tasks – independent research in the field of global social policy and governance, collaboration in joint research activities and publication projects within the working group (70 %) – teaching […]

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 […]

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3rd Scientific BURENet workshop, @KULeuven campus Brussels, Belgium 15 December 2020

Call for Presentations 3rd SCIENTIFIC WORKSHOP Brussels, 15-Dec-2020, @KUL-Brussel   For the third year, the BURENet workshop will be the opportunity for scholars in urban and regional economics to meet and discuss their scientific research in a friendly, informal environment. Given the success of the first two workshops, the third edition will continue to provide […]

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PhD studentship: Atmospheres of (Counter)Terror in European Cities, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany

PhD studentship: Atmospheres of (Counter)Terror in European Cities The Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena connects people and ideas, science and business, universities and research organizations. Being rooted in the heart of Germany and linked to the global, the city of Jena is best characterized as a future-oriented, culturally thriving cosmopolitan place. At the Institute of Geography at the […]

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Senior or Postdoctoral researcher position: Public transport fares in mobility transitions, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium

Project description The position forms part of the ongoing international project funded by Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), titled “From Low Fares to No Fares: An Analysis of Economic, Operational, Socio-Spatial and Political Dynamics of Fare-Free Public Transport” (LiFT). Located at the nexus of critical urban studies and transport […]

#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. […]

Lewis Dijkstra

Lewis Dijkstra is the deputy head of the Policy Development and Economic Analysis Unit of the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy in the European Commission. He is the editor the Cohesion Reports, which analyse economic, social and environmental issues in EU regions and cities. His latest work and publications cover topics such as regional […]

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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