ERSA Monthly E-news – March 2024

ERSA Monthly E-news – March 2024

28 March 2024 – Nr 03/2024

The issue includes:

  • ERSA2024 Congress
  • ERSA Section’s Agendas new and Update
  • Journals ongoing calls -reminder
  • Members publish
  • Vacancies

Dear Members of ERSA, dear Colleagues,

I hope this finds you well.


Just a few words to let you know that we are working hard for guaranteeing that our next Congress, the biggest gathering place for all regional scientists, will be a success.

If you have not yet registered make sure you do it by the first deadline of 30 April to benefit from early fees and I hope to see many of you in Terceira.


This year we have also the great opportunity to meet at the RSAI world conference in Hungary the week after Easter. I look forward to meeting most of you there.


In the meantime, I wish you a nice Easter time and have a good reading.


Roberta Capello, ERSA President


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Sections’ Events

news and ongoing calls

Spanish Section: AECR International Conference on Regional Science 2024

Sustainability, water and territory: regional strategies for the challenges of the 21st century

16-18 October 2024, Cuenca, Spain

Important change: Now organised in October (instead of November)

Submission deadline: 14 June 2024


Italian Section: 5th AISRe Summer School

Policy Evaluation in Regional Science

27-31 May 2024, Rome, Italy

Applications extended deadline:

3 April 2024



First edition of the Roberto Camagni Postdoctoral Scholarship

Application Deadline: 15 May 2024 more

German Speaking Section: 14th Summer Conference

Successful Transformation in Times of Multiple Crises

4-5 July 2024, Saale, Germany

Submission extended deadline:

14 April 2024


French Speaking Section: 60th ASRDLF Congress

Territories, Creativity & Innovation

26-28 June 2024, Strasbourg, France

Philippe Aydalot International Prize 2024

Open to any young doctor who has defended the thesis between 1 January-31 December 2023.

Application deadline: 15 April 2024


Portuguese Section: 31st APDR Congress

Regional Innovation Ecosystems and Sustainable Development

26-28 June 2024, Leiria, Portugal

Abstract submission deadline: 15 April 2024


Other Events

NARSC at ASSA/AEA Meetings

January 3-5, 2025, San Francisco, USA

Drs. Sandy Dall’erba (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Dawn Thilmany (Colorado State University) are inviting submissions for the 2025 NARSC session at the AEA meeting (American Economic Association).

Theme of the 2025 NARSC-AEA Meeting: “Preparing today’s agrifood supply chain to the challenges of tomorrow”.

If interested, please submit your paper or long abstract (1-2 pages) including authors’ name, affiliation and contact information to Sandy Dall’erba at by May 1, 2024.

Save the date:

71st Annual North American Meeting of the Regional Science Association International.

13-16 November 2024, New Orleans, Louisiana, US

See all upcoming Events

Journals’ Calls for Papers

Reminder on upcoming deadlines

RERU Thematic day & Special Issue on Sustainable development and its territorial registration: managerial analyzes

Submission deadline: 29 March 2024

RRR Special Issue on Structural and transformative change as central challenges for regional development

Submission deadline: 30 April 2024

RSPP Special Issue on Development, Inequality, and Innovation in European Regions over the Era of Downturns

Expected closing date: April 2024

RSPP Special Issue on Coordinated Regional Development to Dissolve Regional Disparity

Submission deadline: 1 June 2024

RRR Special Issue on Infrastructure Projects in the Global South and their unintended consequences

Submission deadline: 30 June 2024

More on all ongoing journals’ calls

ERSA-RSAI Members Publish

Regional Development in an Age of Structural Economic Change


Piet Rietveld, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Daniel Shefer, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Routledge 2024


Spatial Inequalities and Wellbeing. A Multidisciplinary Approach


Camilla Lenzi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Valeria Fedeli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Edward Elgar Publishing 2024


See all recent publications
New publications to share?

Your are member of the RSAI-ERSA Community and you have recently published a book, grasp this opportunity to inform us about it. We are looking for

· Books published in 2024

· Preferably written in English

Send an email to

  • PhD Candidate, Leiden University, The Netherlands Application deadline: 31 March
  • Senior lecturer in Economics/Urban Economics, Malmö University, Sweden Application deadline: 5 April
  • Post-doctoral position, Lund University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Sweden Application deadline: 8 April
  • University assistant predoctoral, University of Vienna, Austria Application deadline: 8 April
  • Phd programme in Economics and Finance, University of Trento Application deadline: 23 April
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