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Regional Studies Association 2nd North America Conference

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15th June, 2016 - 17th June, 2016 Georgia Institute of Technology, Historic Academy of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USAhttp://www.regionalstudies.org/conferences/conference/rsa-north-american-conf

Season’s Greetings from RSA Chair Andrew Beer

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http://www.regionalstudies.org/news/article/seasons-greetings-from-the-rsa-chair-andrew-beer Dear RSA members and supporters, It is pleasing to look back on this 50th year of the Association and reflect on the number of “firsts”, “bests” and “highests” that I can count. We have had a very high performing year to celebrate our anniversary and I would like to begin by thanking all those who have contributed to it – the RSA Board, the many members of our Committees, all those who have competed for and won grants or awards, and especially those individuals and groups who are contributing to the growth of our community through their work on research networks.  I especially want to thank our marvellous staff team who have out done themselves this year. Membership is at an all-time high in absolute terms and is also the most international and the most spread across our membership categories. Professor Brian Robson, University of Manchester and the winner of our Sir Peter Hall Contribution to…

Propositions belonging to the PhD thesis (updated version)

Propositions belonging to the PhD thesis
Place Branding in Strategic Spatial Planning An Analysis at the Regional Scale with Special Reference to Northern Portugal
By Eduardo Henrique da Silva Oliveira
1)People mistakenly think they know what place branding means because we are confronted daily with brands in shopping centres, grocery stores and through a variety of media channels. Place branding is a rather complex phenomenon.
2)Place branding is an increasingly appealing topic for academic research and has proven to be a popular practice, while the debate on place branding too often lacks any intellectual grounding or even positioning within wider spatial planning strategies.
3)There is a need for ways of thinking and for tools, concepts and instruments that help governments, citizens and spatial planners to cope better with the challenges that arise in dynamic and complex environments: strategic spatial planning is such an approach - able to deal with these social, economic and spatial c…

Sobre uma marca territorial para a euroregião Galiza-Norte de Portugal

Sobre uma marca territorial para a euroregião Galiza-Norte de Portugal
"Constructing regional advantage in branding the cross-border Euroregion Galicia–northern Portugal" (acesso livre)
http://www.tandfonline.com/…/…/10.1080/21681376.2015.1044020
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GALICIA-NORTH PORTUGAL
FROM SHARED IDENTITY ROOTS TO A JOINT BRANDING STRATEGY (acesso livre)
http://magazine.limburgcrossborders.com/…/galicia-northern_…
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A Strategic Spatial Planning Approach to Cross-Border Place Branding with References to Galicia and Northern Portugal (capitulo em livro. posso enviar o PDF)
http://link.springer.com/chapt…/10.1007/978-3-319-15329-2_10

RSA Annual Conference 2016 - Building Bridges: Cities and Regions in a Transnational World

RSA Annual Conference 2016 - Building Bridges: Cities and Regions in a Transnational World Karl-Franzen University, Graz, Austria
3rd - 6th April 2016
In light of ongoing demand, the deadline for abstract submission and the early bird registration fee for the RSA Annual Conference in Graz have been extended until Sunday 31st January 2016 If you are still unsure about attending the conference, you can find more information about the conference/themes/speakers and special sessions here.
Please click here to find out more about the hotels in Graz that are offering special rates for our delegates

The Impacts of the Global Financial Crisis on EU Regions and Cities: Implications for the Challenges Faced by Cohesion Policy

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The Impacts of the Global Financial Crisis on EU Regions and Cities: Implications for the Challenges Faced by Cohesion Policy
Presenter:
Prof. Philip McCann, University of Groningen  Special Adviser to the Commissioner Corina Cretu  Discussant: Prof. Gunther Maier, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business General Discussion with the participants including academics, staff from the various Commission services as well as Representatives from other EU Institutions and Regional Offices.   
Interested? Join us on Friday 11 December 2015, 14.00-16.00 atDG REGIO, BU-1 RDC/046 (Vip room)  Avenue de Beaulieu 5, B-1160 Brussels

Send your request by email to info@ersa.org   or   REGIO-DGA1.01-WORKSHOPS-AND-SEMINARS@ec.europa.euParticipation is free but pre-registration is mandatory.    **************************
Ongoing: 2016 Lecture Series programme is under preparation and will include   Roberta Capello, Dominique Foray, Kevin Morgan in the first quarter of the year. More details on the topics an…

RSA Annual Conference Graz 2016 - plenary speakers announced

Call for Papers Regional Studies Association Annual Conference 2016 ‘Building Bridges: Cities and Regions in a Transnational World‘ 3rd - 6th April 2016, Karl-Franzen- University, Graz, Austria Plenary Speakers announced
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 governance and declining economic and political significance of the nation-state, cities and regions are becoming ever more so important in building bridges across nations, supra-national unions, and even continents. More
Confirmed Plenary Speakers Prof. Iain Begg , European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Prof. Geoffrey J.D. Hewings , Regional Economics Applications Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Dr. Andrea Mairate , Directorate for Territorial Cooperation, Macro-regions and No…

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