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6 Jun 2019

2019 RSA Russia Division Workshop, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Cities and regions are currently faced with challenges of external uncertainty and turbulence.  Factors contributing to this include global demographic and migration trends; macroeconomic instability; new technological challenges; political upheavals and digitalization processes. Faced with disruption of this scale it […]

5 Jun 2019

2020 RSA Annual Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Abstract submission and registration details will be available in due course. Global megatrends are starting to transform the way we live, work, interact, finance, produce and consume. At the same time, the increasing environmental impacts of human activities have sharpened […]

24 May 2019

Defining the Terrains of Regional Infrastructure

Jean-Paul Addie, Georgia State University, USA, Jen Nelles, Hunter College CUNY, USA Michael Glass, University of Pittsburgh, USA These special sessions will formally launch the RSA Research Network on Infrastructural Regionalisms (NOIR). Analyzing regions through infrastructure provides a novel perspective on the regional question […]

5 Apr 2019

Planning and Governing Polycentric Urban Regions

CALL FOR PAPERS: Planning and Governing Polycentric Urban Regions The relevance of PUR-related research has been reinforced by the fact that the concept has attracted considerable interest from policy makers and regional planners. A range of normative plans and policies have […]

27 Mar 2019

2019 Latin America Division Conference, Bogotá, Colombia

To join the conversation, please use #RSALatinAmerica Important deadlines: Extended Abstract submission deadline: 25th June 2019 Bursary Application deadline: 21st June 2019 Much of our understanding of local economic development is based on large urban agglomerations as nodes of innovation and […]

22 Feb 2019

RSA Wales Branch Conference

RSA Wales Branch Conference – Digital Technologies, Productivity Gains and Regional Resilience: an SME focus Wednesday 22nd May, Park Plaza Hotel, Plaza suite, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, CF10 3AL The RSA Wales and South West section one day conference for 2019 […]

18 Feb 2019

17th European Week of Regions and Cities, Brussels, Belgium

BACKGROUND  The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union Cohesion Policy, and demonstrate the importance of the local and regional […]

13 Feb 2019

2019 RSA Australasia Conference, Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand

To join the conversation please use #RSAChristchurch New Zealand and Australia occupy a distinctive position in global location, offering opportunities for unique contributions to understanding of regional economies and their dynamics. As proponents of Southern Theory have argued ours is […]

5 Feb 2019

17th European Week of Regions and Cities, Brussels, Belgium

As in previous years the RSA is taking a lead in partnering with the European Commission and European Committee of the Regions in organising the #EURegionsWeek UNIVERSITY sessions and a Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy held for PhD students and […]

18 Dec 2018

Geography, Finance and Uneven Development

  The financialization theme has gained enormous relevance in the public debate, being discussed in the mainstream media, in business meetings, and in social sciences, including economics, sociology, architecture, and human geography. Since the 1990s, renowned intellectuals have drawn attention […]

11 Dec 2018

2019 RSA Winter Conference, London, UK

To join the conversation, please use #RSAWinter Important deadlines: Early Career Plenary Speaker application: 26th April 2019 Special Session submission: 1st July 2019 Abstract submission: 19th August 2019 We live in turbulent times, but when has this not been the case? […]

18 Jul 2018

2019 RSA Central and Eastern Europe Conference, Lublin, Poland

To join the conversation, please use #RSALublin Important deadlines: Extended abstract submission deadline 9th July 2019 Best Conference Paper Competition Submission 21st August 2019 Metropolises of Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries play an important role in the European economy. […]

13 Jul 2018

2018 Annual President’s Event

Registration is now closed. We invite you to join us for dinner and our Annual Awards Ceremony to celebrate contributions to the field, both at personal and institutional levels. The Association’s Annual President’s Event will be held on the evening of 15th November, from 19.15pm […]

12 Jul 2018

2018 RSA Winter Conference

Join the conversation @regstud – #RSAWINTER We are living through a period of profound change. Fundamental shifts occurring economically (increasing leadership in Asia, new opportunities in Africa, raising connectivity through global investment flows), demographically (aging populations, migration), politically (resurgent secession […]

11 Jul 2018

2018 Student and Early Career Conference

Conference photographs Photos of the Student and Early Career Conference 2018 have been uploaded to the RSA’s Flickr account and can be viewed here. Information about forthcoming Student and Early Career Conference 2019 The 2019 Student and Early Career Conference will […]

10 Jul 2018

2018 Pre-Conference Event, Student and Early Career Conference

Conference Report Read a report about the Networking Workshop for Early and Mid-Career Women in Regional Studies and Regional Science in the third issue of our e-Zine Regions (March 2019) here. As they complete their doctoral studies, all Early Career […]

10 Jul 2018

2018 RSA Russia Conference

Conference report Read a report about the 2018 RSA Russia Conference in the third issue of our e-Zine Regions (March 2019) here. Presentations and Impressions of the RSA Russia Conference 2018 Presentations of the 2018 Russia Conference have been uploaded […]

9 Jul 2018

2018 European Week of Regions and Cities

See the report on the 6th Masterclass on EU Cohesion Policy by Chris Dimos, University of Bath, UK and Samira Barzin, University of Groningen here: https://regions.regionalstudies.org/ezine/article/report-on-the-th-masterclass-on-eu-cohesion-policy/ #EURegionsWeek Background  As part of the 16th European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), the […]

9 Jul 2018

2018 RSA Europe’s Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College

Read about the experiences of students at our first RSA summer college 2018 here: https://www.regionalstudies.org/news/rsa-summer-college-2018-a-message-from-the-trailblazers/ About the College Significant societal challenges concern everybody and addressing and solving them is a community effort.  The Regional Studies Association Europe’s Socio-Spatial Dynamics Summer College will create […]

29 Jun 2018

Regional Governance, Industrial Restructuring and Sustainable Development

#RSABEIJING Abstract submission deadline extended: 11th April 2018 The long-term development paths of cities and regions are shaped by a never-ending process of restructuring, with some cities and regions achieving fast growth over long period while others lock into a trajectory of […]

26 Jun 2018

Displacement, Transnational Mobility and Religious Realities

The displacement of millions due to the ongoing war in Syria has shaken citizens around the world, compelling many to offer assistance, while also challenging the universally defined social categories and legal processes that inform these responses. Much of the […]

3 Jun 2018

2018 RSA Annual Conference Special Sessions

Session organisers: Ben Derudder (ben.derudder@UGent.be), Michael Hoyler (M.Hoyler@lboro.ac.uk), John Harrison (J.Harrison4@lboro.ac.uk), Evert Meijers (E.J.Meijers@tudelft.nl) and Xingjian Liu (xliu6@hku.hk) The ‘polycentric urban region’ (PUR) has become a key concept in regional studies, both as an analytical framework to capture empirical realities as […]

25 Apr 2018

Joint Conference of the South West England and Wales Branches

Joint Conference of the South West England and Wales Branches* 25th April 2018, University of the West of England, Bristol On the edge looking outwards/inwards: contemporary regional development issues from the Atlantic fringe. Call for Papers The South West England […]

25 Feb 2018

Industry 4.0 – Implications for an EU industrial policy

Thursday, 25th January 2018, 10:00-16:00, CEPS Conference Room, 1 Place du Congrès, 1000 Brussels CEPS, in cooperation with the H2020 Project MAKERS, and the RSA’s MAKERS of value Research Network invites you to a Policy Workshop on Industry 4.0 and […]

18 Jan 2018

2019 RSA North America Conference, Montréal, Canada

To join the discussion, please use #RSAMONTREAL Abstract submission deadline extended until 3rd July 2019 Innovation is seen as a way of responding to climate change, social inequalities, economic challenges, the provision of services and the building of infrastructure. Yet […]

17 Jan 2018

2019 RSA Annual Conference, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

#RSASdC Free to access Virtual Issue on the subject of Borders, available until 31st December 2020 Regions are intrinsically bounded territories. However, they are increasingly exposed to global forces and flows that undermine their borders. Therefore, it is necessary to […]

12 Jan 2018

2019 President’s Event, London, UK

We invite you to join us for dinner and our Annual Awards Ceremony to celebrate contributions to the field, both at personal and institutional levels. The President’s Event will be held on the evening of  14th November from 19.30pm Holiday Inn […]

2 Jan 2018

2019 Student and Early Career Conference, Lincoln, UK

Abstract submission deadline: Tuesday 10th September 2019 This conference will give PhD students and early career researchers (within 5 years after finishing a PhD) the opportunity to network, collaborate and socialise with others working in regional and urban studies, planning, […]

28 Nov 2017

Fifth FINGEO Global Seminar – European Spaces of Financialization

Local Organizers: Manuel Aalbers (KU Leuven), David Bassens (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Reijer Hendrikse (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Michiel van Meeteren (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) Advisory Board: Sabine Dörry (LISER, Luxembourg), Gary Dymski (Leeds University), Karen Lai (National University Singapore), Martin Sokol (Trinity College Dublin), […]

16 Nov 2017

2017 RSA President’s Event

This event is now fully booked and registration is closed. We invite you to join us for dinner and our annual awards ceremony at Browns Courtrooms, St Martins Lane, London, UK, on the occasion of the Association's Annual President's Event. This event is […]

14 Nov 2017

A systems approach to place-based leadership framing a research and policy agenda

The importance of place leadership has recently been increasingly recognised within regional studies and other scientific disciplines, for example public administration, political science, business and organizational studies, geography and international relations as well as other areas of enquiry. However, mainstream […]

2 Nov 2017

Charting a Career Path: Sharing the Learning and Lessons

To tweet about this event please use #RSAEC The Regional Studies Association welcomes submissions of abstracts to our annual Student and Early Career conference to be held in Newcastle, UK, in November 2017. This conference aims to provide PhD students and […]

30 Oct 2017

Historical Constructions of Regions and Regionalism

The past plays a crucial role in understanding, developing and implementing regional economic development policies. History reveals path dependencies in regions’ economies and informs about the successes and failures of policy instruments. As part of the 50th anniversary celebration of […]

9 Oct 2017

2017 Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy

15th European Week of Regions and Cities 2017: Regions and cities working for a better future 5th Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy for PhD students and Early Career researchers 8-12 October 2017, Brussels   Background As part of the […]

21 Sep 2017

Smart City‐Regional Governance for Sustainability ‒ Spatial Smartness

CALL FOR PAPERS RSA Research Network on Smart City‐Regional Governance for Sustainability Third Conference Smart City‐Regional Governance for Sustainability ‒ Spatial Smartness ‒ 21‐22 September 2017 – http://rsan-smartgov-events.ioer.info/  University of Gdansk, Department of Economic Geography, Gdansk/Poland in cooperation with the Metropolitan […]

11 Sep 2017

Out-Migration and Circular Migration: Impacts on Regions and Communities

Conference theme This call invites papers for the conference of the Research Network on Migration, Inter-Connectivity and Regional Development (MICaRD) organised in cooperation with the University of Warsaw. The conference focuses on the influence of migration on regional and local […]

7 Sep 2017

Food-Energy-Transportation Systems Transitions

The RSA network is organized by Liverpool John Moores University, UK, University Centre of the Westfjord, Iceland and Southern Connecticut State University, USA. The theme of this meeting in Liverpool is: Food-Energy-Transportation Systems Transitions with a focus on uneven development […]

2 Aug 2017

4th FinGeo Global Seminar – Conference on Global Production

The 4th FinGeo Global Seminar will be held at the National University of Singapore as part of the Conference on Global Production, 6-8 December 2017. There will be a series of paper sessions and panel discussion with the overarching theme […]

15 Jun 2017

2nd World Congress of Comparative Economics

RSA Russia Special Session: Regional and Urban Development in Russia and other CIS countries: Comparative Studies Abstract   Regions (and cities/metropolitan areas) of Russia and other big CIS countries vary significantly not only by their level of economic and social […]

4 Jun 2017

the Great Regional Awakening: New Directions

A ‘Great Regional Awakening’ is underway. There is a growing realisation that regional inequalities have both contributed to, and amplified, the ‘Great Recession’ that shook advanced and emerging economies alike. It is also becoming apparent that the crisis has been […]

22 May 2017

Urbanisation in Latin America: Exclusion, Marginality and Conflict

Abstract submission Deadline Extended: Monday 27th February 2017 #RSALATINAMERICA The growing concern with local and regional influence in Latin American economic development requires the adoption of an appropriate theoretical and methodological approach to the spatial/territorial and political dimensions of the […]

15 May 2017

2017 RSA China Conference

This conference is organised by the RSA China Division in partnership with the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. For more details, please go to http://www.rsachina.org/ 

25 Apr 2017

Interdisciplinary connections between history & regional studies

The past plays a crucial role in understanding, developing and implementing regional economic development policies. History reveals path dependencies in regions’ economies and informs about the successes and failures of policy instruments. As part of the 50th anniversary celebration of […]

9 Mar 2017

Regions in Transition

     REGIONS IN TRANSITION Welcome to the 6th NoRSA-conference! 9 – 10th of March 2017 in Karlstad, Sweden Key note speakers Sharon Penderis, Director of Institute for Social Development, University of Western Cape, South Africa. https://www.uwc.ac.za/Biography/Pages/sharon-penderis.aspx Frank Neffke, Center for […]

24 Nov 2016

2016 RSA Annual President’s Event

We invite you to join us for dinner and our annual awards ceremony at Browns Courtrooms, St Martins Lane, London, UK, on the occasion of the Association's Annual President's Event. This event is free for current RSA members; non members are welcome to […]

24 Nov 2016

New Pressures on Cities and Regions

“The RSA’s Winter Conference gives you the perfect opportunity to catch up with the newest research as it is unfolding.” ‎Lewis Dijkstra, Deputy Head of the Economic Analysis Unit at European Commission DG for Regional and Urban Policy To tweet […]

4 Nov 2016

(Un)Plugging Data in Smart City-Regions

Bridging European Urban Transformations – Workshop Series in Brussels 2016-2017 Funded by the ESRC 1st Workshop (Un)Plugging Data in Smart City-Regions Co-organised in partnership by the University of Oxford – Urban Transformations & VUB – Brussels Centre for Urban Studies  Date: […]

24 Oct 2016

Regional and Urban Studies for Strategic Planning and Development

Registration is now open.  Registration deadline has been extended until 30th September. When registering, please check how long the visa application process will take.  For UK residents, please see the Visa requirements at www.ru.vfsglobal.co.uk. Please note that visa application process […]

14 Oct 2016

EU and the City

More than two thirds of EU citizens live in urban areas and that share is set to grow further. Cities are Europe’s core hubs for economic growth, innovation and employment. However, at the same time cities magnify some of the […]

9 Oct 2016

Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy

The application process is now closed!   European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 Master Class For the fourth year, the European Week of Regions and Cities, 9-13 October 2016, will host the EWRC Masterclass. This prestigious event will bring together […]

21 Aug 2016

Placing Finance in Urban and Regional Development

The Regional Studies Association Research Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) is proud to announce the launch of its global seminar series. As part of the 33rd International Geographical Congress (IGC) of the International Geographical Union (IGU) to be held in […]

15 Jul 2016

The illicit in the governance and development of cities and regions

This workshop offers a multidisciplinary exploration of the roles of illicit actors of various kinds in processes of urban and regional governance and development. Recognising that definitions of the illicit vary over time, space, and cultures, there has long been […]

15 Jun 2016

Inaugural Session at the RSA 2nd North America Conference 2016

This Call invites papers for the inaugural session(s) of the new RSA Research Network on ‘Smart City-Regional Governance for Sustainability’, which is thematically closely linked to the two conference strands ‘Smart Cities – Smart Regions’ (track A) as well as ‘Sustainable Cities […]

15 Jun 2016

Cities and Regions: Managing Growth and Change

If tweeting about this event use #RSAUSA2016 In the wake of the global financial crisis, cities have searched for new policies and practices capable of addressing major shifts in socio-economic relations at the urban and regional scale. These divergent and differentiated […]

3 Apr 2016

Building Bridges: Cities and Regions in a Transnational World

If tweeting about this event use #RSAGRAZ2016 Throughout history, cities and regions have been cornerstones of economic, social and cultural institution building and centres of communication and trade across borders of empires and nations. In a globalised world dominated by multi-level […]

10 Feb 2016

Beyond the Great Beauty Rescaling Heritage and Tourism

10 – 12 February 2016, Rimini, Italy Beyond the Great Beauty Rescaling Heritage and Tourism The workshop welcomes papers on topics including -­‐ the role of cultural heritage and tourism for regional development and smart specialization strategies; -­‐ territorialisation / […]

19 Nov 2015

2015 RSA Winter Conference

Please submit offers of papers in the form of 400 word abstracts by Wednesday 30th September 2015.  A full paper will be required by Sunday 25th October 2015 at the latest, which can be any length, and contain tables and […]

18 Nov 2015

2015 RSA President’s Event

Registration for this event is now closed, if you would like to be added to the wait list please email: wanda.miczorek@regionalstudies.org We invite you to join us for dinner and our annual awards ceremony at the House of Commons, Churchill Room, Westminster, London, […]

12 Nov 2015

Exploring Varieties of Leadership in Urban and Regional Development

Related to the growing interest in spatially-informed accounts of leadership – the aim of this seminar is to bring together an international network of scholars and leader-practitioners who are interested in developing a critically reflective appreciation of the varieties of […]

29 Oct 2015

2015 RSA Student and Early Career Conference

Abstract Submission Deadline Extended: Sunday 27th September 2015 #RSAEC2015 The Regional Studies Association welcomes submissions of abstracts to our annual Early Career conference, to be held in Sheffield in October 2015. This conference will give early career researchers the opportunity […]

15 Oct 2015

OPEN DAYS 2015 Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy

The aim of the OPEN DAYS Master Class is to improve the understanding of EU Cohesion Policy and its research potential among selected European PhD students and early-career researchers (researchers within 5 years of the date of their PhD certificate). Organised […]

4 Sep 2015

New Directions for Regional Development Policy in Ireland

      Regional Studies Association Irish Branch Annual Conference in conjunction with The Southern Regional Assembly NEW DIRECTIONS FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY IN IRELAND Friday 4 September 2015, University College Cork Theme: The amount of attention given to regional […]

24 May 2015

Global Growth Agendas: Regions, Institutions and Sustainability – Piacenza, Italy

If tweeting about this event please use #RSAITALY2015 Regional Studies Association Journals: Italy Collection – http://explore.tandfonline.com/page/pgas/rsa-italy If you would like more information about Piacenza please click here All bursaries for this conference have now been allocated. We welcome proposals for special sessions, […]

29 Apr 2015

Towards a sustainable agenda: Local and regional policy choices

Joint conference of the South West England and Wales Branches * 29th April 2015, University of the West of England, Bristol Towards a sustainable agenda: Local and regional policy choices Call for Papers The South West England and Wales Branches of […]

21 Apr 2015

Governing Regional Sustainability Transitions: Geographical Perspectives

In order to achieve sustainable development, large socio-technical systems need to change involving fundamental transformation processes in technologies, industries and lifestyles. Although a substantial body of literature has emerged in the promising fields of Sustainability Transitions and Transition Management (e.g. Geels 2005; Meadowcroft […]

16 Apr 2015

Regional Stakeholders’ Workshop

INVITATION TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE You are invited to the eDIGIREGION regional stakeholders’ workshop organised in conjunction with the Regional Studies Association (Irish Branch). The workshop is being held in order to generate the eDIGIREGION Regional Innovation System (RIS)  Joint Action Plan (JAP). […]

26 Feb 2015

Urban Policies, Spatial Re-balancing and City-Regions Conference

Structure of the Conference 10:30                 Arrival, provision of tea/coffee Morning session – National perspective with presentations and roundtable 11:00                 Andy Pike and Ron Martin (tbc): Spatially rebalancing the UK economy: the need for a new policy model 11:20                 Vincent Goodstadt: […]

28 Jan 2015

Metropolitan Tourism Experience Development

In the age of budget airlines and increased mobility, the importance for metropolitan areas of positioning themselves in an increasingly competitive environment where the boundaries between international tourism and local leisure are becoming blurred has increased.  Metropolitan areas are highly preferred targets for tourists owing to their diversified […]

19 Jan 2015

Cross- national policy transfer in regional and urban policy

RSA Workshop on Cross-national policy transfer in regional and urban policy In a globalising world, many countries, regions and cities face similar challenges. As a result, governments and policy-makers increasingly look for policy solutions, ideas and ‘good practice’ examples from […]

9 Jan 2015

Rural Entrepreneurship – Acquiring Community Assets

Rural Entrepreneurship – Acquiring Community Assets Sponsored by the Regional Studies Association and Glasgow Caledonian University The Scottish Government has just completed its consultation on Community Empowerment. Apart of this process was a review of community asset ownership. Community asset […]

27 Nov 2014

2014 RSA Annual President’s Event

If tweeting about this event please use #PE2014 We invite you to join us for dinner and our annual awards ceremony at the Doyle Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3NN on the occasion of the Association’s Annual President’s Event. This […]

30 Oct 2014

2014 RSA Early Career Conference

Over two days, this conference brought together around 70 delegates to discuss topic such as: Urban & Regional Development & Policy New Challenges in Urban Planning New Economic Geography Big Data & Regions Climate Change & Sustainability Urban & Regional […]

10 Jul 2014

How to govern fundamental Sustainability Transition processes?

In order to achieve sustainable development, large socio-technical systems must be remodelled, implying fundamental transformation processes for technologies, industries and lifestyles. Although the relatively young research fields of Sustainability Transitions and Transition Management have already produced a substantial body of […]

19 May 2014

The Evolution of Planning Thought

Are you passionate about planning and keen to explore the roots of the planning discipline? Do you want to understand how planning ideas evolved, circulated and moved through time and space? Are you eager to grasp the collective “institutional memories” – the oral […]

14 May 2014

Cities, growth and poverty

Dr Paul Sissons, SURGE, Coventry University will be presenting at Coventry University (Jaguar Building – JA141) on Wednesday 14th May from 4pm – 6pm. British cities are increasingly viewed as ‘drivers of growth’. However, they are also the sites of some of the country’s most […]

22 Nov 2013

Mobilising Regions: Territorial Strategies for Growth - London, UK

If tweeting about this event please use #RSAWinter2013 One of the major impacts of the current economic crisis is the increased pressure to find new solutions to often deep-seated societal and political-economic problems, particularly at the scale of cities and […]

6 Nov 2013

Second Research Seminar

Directions The closest airport to Duisburg is Düsseldorf (DUS). From there you can reach Duisburg via direct trains within 15 minutes. The venue of our seminar is the “Gerhard-Mercator-Haus” at the University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg: Gerhard-Mercator-Haus Lotharstr.57 47057 Duisburg The venue […]

1 Nov 2013

Looking Forward: The Future of Regional Studies - Manchester, UK

Please click here to register In recent times regional and local development has been affected by a changing political and economic environment that has thrown into question many of the strategies pursued in recent years. Despite the challenges, the current […]

28 Oct 2013

New Peripherality: Scaled, Contested, and Relational

Call for Papers Following workshops and conferences in Rena/Norway, Paisley/Scotland and Ísafjörður/Iceland, we hereby invite researchers, students, practitioners and policy makers to the 5th meeting of the Peripherality, marginality and border issues in Northern Europe, Regional Studies Association Research Network. […]

9 Oct 2013

Transformation Processes and their Meaning for the Sustainability Transition

RSA Research Network: Governing the Sustainability Transition – Defining Challenges and Opportunities for the Regional Scale  You can read the report on the event here. Transformation Processes and their Meaning for the Sustainability Transition – Linking Local Practices and Global Agendas 9-10 […]

8 Jul 2013

Triple Helix 11th international Conference

The Triple Helix in a context of global change: continuing, mutating or unravelling? Never has the Triple Helix mission been more timely. Globally the economy faces significant challenges – unemployment, low or no growth, spiralling healthcare needs, rapidly emerging digital business models, unsustainable […]

24 Jun 2013

Creative Regions Summer School

The Creative Regions Summer School is an exciting week of intense learning for postgraduate students, practitioners and policy makers interested in engaging with the current debates and research surrounding the role of the creative economy in local and regional development. […]

24 Jun 2013

Creative Regions Summer School

The Creative Regions Summer School is an exciting week of intense learning for postgraduate students, practitioners and policy makers interested in engaging with the current debates and research surrounding the role of the creative economy in local and regional development. The Creative Regions Summer School has developed from the […]

20 Jun 2013

The Land of LEPs

For more information on the Seminar Series, please go to http://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-directory/business-management/sustainable-regeneration/event/2012-13-surge-economic-development-seminar-series-part-iii/

16 May 2013

Evaluating the Micro Impact of Business Networks

We are pleased to announce that the Applied Research Centre in Sustainable Regeneration (SURGE) at Coventry University, Regional Studies Association West Midlands Branch and West Midlands Economic Forum have launched a 2012-13 Economic Development Seminar Series following the success of […]

16 May 2013

International Seminar “Finance in Transition: Lessons for the Future”

International Seminar “Finance in Transition: Lessons for the Future” Thursday 16th – Friday 17th May 2013 Venue: Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia Sponsored by: Regional Studies Association (RSA) Organised by: RSA Research Network on Geographies of Finance and Post-Socialist Transformations in […]

23 Apr 2013

Women Entrepreneurs, Training and Education

Deadline to submit your abstract: 31st January 2013 Deadline for registration: 30 March 2013 This network seeks to build a sustainable group of European and other key international experts (young scientists as well as established researchers and practitioners) from different […]

21 Mar 2013

Community energy for development: progress and prospects

Call for Papers deadline: 31st January 2013 In this second seminar in the series the focus is on how far small scale energy projects managed and/or owned by local communities might provide a longer term economic development opportunity. We are […]

8 Mar 2013

Mega Events: Regional Development & Regeneration

Regional Studies Mega-Events Panel: Network Panel: Prof Graeme Evans, Brunel University; Dr Bas Van Heur VUB Brussels;                 Dr Philip Lawton CUES, Maastricht University; Dr Lauren Andres CURS, University of Birmingham Presenters: • Professor Graeme Evans – Introduction to the Network […]

22 Feb 2013

Regional Economic Resilience

Keynote Speakers: Professor Ron Martin, Professor of Economic Geography, Fellow Cambridge-MIT Institute Research Dr Adrian Healy, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography and co-ordinator of ESPON-funded leading study into economic resilience of regions in the face of economic crisis. Registration […]

22 Feb 2013

Institutional and policy issues: Articulating scales

Planning and governance are closely linked in the metropolitan Paris region, in the transformation processes underway and for the instruments aiming to shaping policies and projects. Increased mobilities for work, education, leisure, social services make the metropolitan scale an everyday […]

21 Feb 2013

The Land of LEPs

We are pleased to announce that the Applied Research Centre in Sustainable Regeneration (SURGE) at Coventry University, Regional Studies Association West Midlands Branch and West Midlands Economic Forum have launched a 2012-13 Economic Development Seminar Series following the success of […]

23 Jan 2013

Active Countryside Tourism

The UN has recently highlighted the quickening global trend of urbanization, forecasting that this will accelerate further as developing nations become increasingly urban. This  will put extra pressure on urban resources and communities, but will also exacerbate the growing divide […]

21 Jan 2013

New Regional Governance In Ireland

The recently announced Action Programme for Local Government includes substantial changes to the organisation of regional government and governance in Ireland. The current eight regional authorities and two regional assemblies will disappear and be replaced by three regional assemblies. This […]

8 Oct 2012

OPEN DAYS 2012: European Week of Cities and Regions - Brussels, Belgium

Directorate-General for Regional Policy, European Commission and the Regional Studies Association invited early career researchers in European Regional Policy to present their research in the form of a poster at the 10th OPEN DAYS 2012 European Week of Cities and Regions (8th-11th October 2012). The […]

24 Jun 2012

Sustaining Regional Futures - Beijing, China

As the learned society concerned with the analysis of regions and sub-national issues, the Regional Studies Association promotes interest and research on regional economies throughout the world. The application and dissemination of the results of this research in different contexts […]

25 Nov 2011

Contested Regions: Territorial Politics and Policy - London, UK

There has been discussion through the last two decades about the role of the region as a primary spatial scale at which political and economic agendas are contested and resolved. Disputes have often centred on complex constructions of identity, sovereignty, […]

10 Oct 2011

OPEN DAYS 2011: European Week of Cities and Regions - Brussels, Belgium

The second annual early career researcher competition was held at this year's OPEN DAYS, European Week of Regions and Cities (10-13 October). Regional Policy DG, together with the Regional Studies Association, invited early career researchers in European regional policy to […]

4 Oct 2010

OPEN DAYS 2010: European Week of Cities and Regions - Brussels, Belgium

Directorate-General for Regional Policy, European Commission and the Regional Studies Association invited early career researchers in European regional policy to present their research in the form of a poster at OPEN DAYS 2010 European Week of Cities and Regions (4th-7th October). The 8th OPEN DAYS – […]

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