2014 announces itself to be a busy and
exciting year for us, here at the RSA. Aside from all the exciting
projects our members are working on, there is a whole set of events
that have been announced and already confirmed for this year. If you
want to register and/or submit an abstract, here you have some dates
that might help you get organized.
1. Regional Studies Association Global Conference 2014, Fortaleza,Brazil
From Vulnerable Places to Resilient Territories:
The Path to Sustainable Development
Date: 27th April, 2014 – 30th April, 2014
Location: Fábrica de Negócios, Fortaleza, Brazil
2. Regional Studies Association European Conference 2014, Izmir, Turkey
Diverse Regions: Building Resilient Communities
Date: 15th June, 2014 – 18th June, 2014
Location: Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Business, Izmir, Turkey
Twitter hashtag: #RSA_Izmir2014
RSA Research Network Event
Leadership in Urban and Regional Development: Debates and New Directions
Date: 5th February, 2014 – 6th February, 2014
Location: Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK
Related to the growing interest in spatially-informed accounts of leadership, this RSA research network seminar will explore key debates around leadership in urban and regional development that are relatively new.
The principal aim of the seminar is to advance understanding of the role and contribution of (formal and emergent) leadership in the economic, social and environmental transformation of cities and regions.
RSA Research and International Network Events
1. Evolution and transformation in tourism destinations: Revitalisation through innovation?
Date: 10th February, 2014 – 13th February, 2014
Location: Rovira i Virgili University, Vila-seca Campus, Catalonia
2. RSA workshop on the new cycle of the Cohesion Policy in 2014-2020
Date: 24th March
Location: Institute for European Studies, Vrije
Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
At the beginning of the new policy cycle
2014-2020, many questions arise regarding the reformed Cohesion
Policy. This workshop, hosted jointly by the Institute for European
Studies and COSMOPOLIS at Vrije Universiteit Brussel and organized in
collaboration with the partner institutions of the RSA Research
Network on EU Cohesion Policy, will provide a forum for debating some
of the most salient and burning of those questions. In
particular, the workshop will focus on the following topics:
- Unpacking the reform of Cohesion Policy in a
context of economic crisis
- Revisiting multi-level governance:
coordination and conditionality
- Appraising the urban dimension of Cohesion
Deadline for submission of abstracts: Friday 31
January 2014. Participation in the event is free of charge.
Travel bursaries might still be available, if you wish to apply for a
bursary or if you have any questions regarding your eligibility,
please contact Marcin Dąbrowski: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to stay up to date with the latest
developments you can regularly check on the RSA
website for new developments.