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The Emerald Literati Awards for Excellence 2015

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Online now: The Emerald Literati Awards for Excellence 2015 Journal of Place Management and Development
Winner
Volume 7 number 3
Re-imagining the sustainability narrative in US cities
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/…/f…/10.1108/JPMD-03-2014-0005
Staci M. Zavattaro Highly commended
Volume 7 number 1
Branding Pakistan as a "Sufi" country: the role of religion in developing a nation's brand
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/…/a…/10.1108/JPMD-08-2013-0020
Li Huaibin, Salman Yousaf Reviewers
Javier Lloveras
Eduardo Oliveira Full list
http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/…/literati/awards.htm… JPMD list
http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/…/literati/awards.htm… Congratulations

Constructing regional advantage in branding the cross-border Euroregion Galicia–northern Portugal - Regional Studies, Regional Science - Volume 2, Issue 1

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EU Commission database of experts on European Territorial Co-operation

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Very happy and honored to integrate the EU Commission database of experts on
European Territorial Co-operation.

Regional Studies Association Latin America Division

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Regional Studies Association Latin America Division in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Therefore, we are pleased to offer 25% discount on the membership fee to all new members based in Latin America. This offer is valid between 24th June 2015 – 23rd June 2016.

For more details on RSA membership, please go to http://www.regionalstudies.org/membership

Call for abstracts

Dear list members,The Regional Studies Association (RSA) is pleased to let you know that we still accept abstracts for our forthcoming Student and Early Career Conference as well as our China Conference. More details on both conferences are available below.In addition, we offer currently a 10% discount on the membership fee for anyone who joins the RSA by 12th July 2015.Best wishes,DanielaRSA Student & Early Career Conference 2015: From Early Careers to Established Profiles: Strategies for Success9th -30th October, 2015, ICOSS, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UKAbstract Submission Deadline: 13th September 2015The 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 to network, collaborate and socialise with others working in regional studies and related fields. The conference will bring together participants to present…

Atenção Brasil

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Now even more reasons to join the RSA

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Now even more reasons to join the RSA

2015 is a special year for the RSA as we are celebrating our 50th anniversary!
To mark the occasion, we offer members:
NEW FUNDING SCHEMES (£5,000 Membership Research Grants and £7,500 Fellowship Research Grants) in addition to the existing £10,000 Early Career Grants and £500 Travel Grants. We also increased the funding for Research Networks to £10,000.

MORE E-JOURNALS FOR MEMBERS Members have now online access to 16 journals. This is in addition to hard copies and online access to the RSA journals: Regional Studies, Spatial Economic Analysis; Territory, Politics, Governance and Regional Studies, Regional Science.

MORE SAVINGS ON CONFERENCE FEESwe have a very diverse events’ programme this year and members can benefit from members’ rates and conference bursaries.

In addition, members can apply to the RSA Awards, benefit from the open networks and collaborations, an expert register and discounted Routledge publications.
For more de…

CIT 2015 - International Congress on Tourism: call for papers

CALL FOR PAPERS CIT 2015 International Congress on Tourism 3rd-5th December, 2015  Guimarães, Portugal 

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the fourth edition of the International Congress on Tourism (CIT 2015), organized by the Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (IPCA) in cooperation with the Municipality of Guimarães and the Porto and North Tourism Entity (Guimarães delegation). The congress will be held on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th of December 2015 under the main theme "Tourism for the 21st Century".
CIT 2015 addresses several issues related to the future of tourism in the 21st century with a "back to basics" approach to new challenges and trends. Tourism can be the "fuel" for the economy, creating new societies and contributing to a new paradigm of a democratic system of governance. In addition to its importance to the global economy and job creation, tourism can contribute to peace and intercultural communication. This “happiness industry” can…

The United States gains a leading position in Bloom Consulting’s Country Brand Ranking

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For the fourth consecutive year, the United States of America tops BloomConsulting’s Country Brand Ranking © 2014-2015 Trade Edition. Global challengers include Asian nations, such as China, Hong Kong and Singapore,alongside well-established European powerhouses, the United Kingdom and France. China (2nd) successfully maintained last year's position, however an honorable mention must go to Singapore (5th), whom climbed a notable 4 places in the ranking. Australia (8th) also witnessed significant improvements and with an increase of 3 positions now finds itself within the global TOP 10. The United Kingdom defended its spot as 3rd in the ranking, whilst Brazil (7th) achieved the most respectable position of the South American nations. This year’s research also showed that the global TOP 25 is largely dominated by European countries (10), along with several Asian nations (8).



Although most countries within the TOP 10 saw an improvement in positions, France and Canada both fell in th…

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Constructing regional advantage in branding the cross-border Euroregion Galicia–northern Portugalhttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21681376.2015.1044020

Journal of Vacation Marketing

7th Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Expert Conference Girona

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Presentation by Emese Panyik

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Free access to articles Regional Studies Association Journals

Free access to articles Regional Studies Association Journals: Australia and New Zealand Collection The collection features papers which explore the Regional Studies Association Inaugural Australasian Conference  theme ‘Rethinking the Region and Regionalism in Australasia’ and highlights recent regional studies and regional science research on both Australia and New Zealand.The collection is available athttp://explore.tandfonline.com/page/pgas/rsa-australasia
Enjoy this collection for FREE until the end of September 2015. 
Regional Studies Association Inaugural Australasian Conference ‘Rethinking the Region and Regionalism in Australasia: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century’
31st August – 2nd September 2015, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
ONE WEEK TO REGISTER!! Call for Papers deadline 8th June 2015

Cities and regions in Australia and New Zealand have experienced more than 30 years of social and demographic dynamism as a consequence of micro economic reform, greater engagem…

Constructing regional advantage in branding the cross-border Euroregion Galicia–northern Portugal - Regional Studies, Regional Science - Volume 2, Issue 1

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One of the highest-scoring articles from this source (#2 of 534) http://t.co/arxLngWPol