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This is a call for a new job opportunity for a 32-month Post-doctoral Researcher position at the Geography Department of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The post-doctoral position is fixed term, full-time until 31.12.2025 (pay grade according to 13 TV-L). This position is specifically for candidates with background in any of the fields of Human Geography, Urban […]

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PhD position in Economic Geography at Utrecht University, 4 yrs fully funded scholarship. Project:  “Migration and Innovation: An Historical Perspective”. The Phd will be working with Ron Boschma (UU), Andrea Morrison (Pavia) and Stefano Breschi (Bocconi) . for info see:

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Postdoctoral researcher position (80%) in Horizon Project EQUALSTRENGTH Do you have a background in quantitative methods and an interest in the topic of ethnic discrimination? Are you enthusiastic about the opportunity to be part of an international team and develop research based on cutting-edge experimental methods? The Institute for Social and Political Sciences jointly with […]

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Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Governance of Energy Transformations – EXTENDED DEADLINE The Faculty of Geosciences and the Environment (FGSE) of the University of Lausanne invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Governance of Energy Transformations, to be based at the Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD). We will also consider outstanding candidates […]

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We are looking for an experienced lecturer in interdisciplinary tourism who enjoys collaboration and crossing disciplinary and societal boundaries.  We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic candidate like you to teach in their interdisciplinary tourism program. The primary tasks concern the coordination and teaching of foundational (BTO) and advanced (MTO) tourism courses, next to supervision/examination of […]

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Research assistant position for our Sustainable and Natural Hazard Resilient Regions project at the University of Freiburg, Germany. Find more information here: Description Societal and industrial transformation towards sustainability requires robust and reliable tools for decision making. These tools must jointly consider the human, technical and natural systems and therefore require intimate merging of […]

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I am happy to announce that we offer a PhD position in a Marie Curie Doctoral Network at the Institute of Social Planning, Organizational Change and Urban Development @Hochschule für Soziale Arbeit FHNW. A perfect opportunity to qualify on the topic of “Aging in Place” while working in a network of European experts. Apply now. […]

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Call for Applications 2023 International Winter School “CLAIMS_2023 – Claims and counterclaims over natural and cultural heritage” February 27th to March 3rd, 2023 Heidelberg, Germany Within the framework of the flagship initiative “Transforming Cultural Heritage” of Heidelberg University’s Excellence Strategy, the Max Weber Institute of Sociology (MWI) and the interdisciplinary Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies […]

We are delighted to share news about our sister organisation, the RSA’s European Foundation delivering the first Commissioner Seminar on Cohesion Policy in Brussels this month. This seminar series is an initiative by Dr Elisa Ferreira, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms and a collaborative venture organised between Commissioner Ferreira and her Cabinet; the European Commission’s […]

September saw the final events of the 2022 CEE Programme on Bridging Old and New Divides: Global Dynamics & Regional Transformations, including the 2022 CEE Conference held in Leipzig, Germany. The programme, originally planned for 2021, had been delayed due to the pandemic and we were pleased to finally being able to work with our partners […]

In 2019, a friend knowing that I’m a regular cyclist asked me if I’d like to join a group planning to ride the iconic UK “end to end”. Pre-pandemic I was riding regularly and pretty fit and I readily agreed. When covid struck the 2020 trip was postponed to 2021 and then to 2022. I’ve […]

We will be part of next week’s GCEG in Dublin which promises to be an exciting event and an opportunity to meet many RSA members and the wider community in person again. If you are attending the conference in Dublin, please join an RSA session (see below) or visit the RSA stand. We’d love to […]

The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde, IfL) is the only non-university research institute for geography in Germany. Together with 96 other independent research institutions, the IfL is a member of the Leibniz Association. Under the heading “Geographies of the Regional” we analyse regional restructuring processes, their economic and social impacts, and regional […]

The European Association of Regional Development Agencies (EURADA) builds up a community through assembling a network of members from Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) across 23 different countries. The main focus of EURADA is centring on the continuous development and improvement of the economy of their regions. EURADA, being based in Brussels, has an important role […]

Nadir Kinossian is Senior Researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography in Leipzig, Germany. His research interests include territorial development, multilevel governance, cultural landscapes, and the post-socialist city. Recently, he has been working on the agentic and institutional aspects of change in old industrial regions in Europe and Russia. Currently, he is the Project […]

His prime scientific interests are within the fields of spatial planning instruments such as strategic spatial planning and place branding. His research involves also economic geography concepts and the embedding of these in evolutionary governance systems. His current research focuses on analyzing the effectiveness of strategic spatial planning instruments in supporting the social and economic […]

Spatial Foresight is a private consultancy and independent think tank in the area of European territorial policies and research. Most importantly, it is a multi-national and interdisciplinary team. It has its main office in Heisdorf (Luxembourg) and branch offices in Berlin (Germany) and Paris (France). The fields of activity bring together territorial development and policy […]

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. […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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