ERSA2018 Programme – Calls – publications – vacancies

ERSA2018 Programme – Calls – publications – vacancies


30 June Issue – Nr 7


The issue contains:

·     ERSA2018: Draft Programme available. Join us in Cork!

·     What’s on this week: ERSA Summer School and ASRDLF2018 Colloquium

·     On-going Calls

·     Freshly published

·     Vacancies


Draft Programme
Register by July 20th
The first draft programme is now online!
The Local Organising Committee is very pleased with the quality and diversity of submissions, which will be organised into special, refereed, ordinary, and young regional scientist sessions. Cork is getting ready to welcome over 800 regional scientists from all over the world.


‘Research sessions to interest everyone @ersacork2018 this August’ says Franck Crowley of the Local Organising Committee


You want to be PART OF IT.

Register by July 20 and be part of the final programme and/or list of participants!


Register Now

Follow the event @ERSA_org

Tweet: #ersacork2018


What’s on this week!


Bratislava is hosting the 31st ERSA Summer School
22 PhD Students and Young Researchers, are participating this week at the ERSA Summer School 2018 organised by the ERSA Slovak Section in collaboration with the University of Economics in Bratislava.

A very rich programme with proven scholars in the field:

Jan Fidrmuc, Ugo FratesiGunther Maier,

Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Guido Pellegrini,

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Norbert Szabó, Attila Varga.

A unique format where participants have the opportunity present their research, receive outstanding feedback and attend state-of-the-art lectures in the field.

See the final programme: more



The 55th Colloquium of the ASRDLF
Only one day left to the start of the 55th Colloquium of the ASRDLF in Caen, France. It will be held from 4-6 July.


Keynote Speakers:

Roberta Capello and Roberto Camagni, Politecnico di Milano

Debate: « Territorial Sciences and regional science, which interlinks are possible? »

André Torre, INRA – AgroParisTech, Université Paris-Saclay

Claude Grasland, Université Paris Diderot – Sorbonne Paris Cités


Download the final programme


ERSA-REGIO Lectures 2018 feedback


Download the presentations
Learn more on ” The importance of urban-rural interactions for post-2020 EU cohesion policy ” with

Eveline van Leeuwen (Wageningen University). Her presentation made on June 11 in Brussels is now available. You can also download the discussant presentation by Frédéric Wallet (INRA).

Should you be interested in urban economics, they will be both present at ERSA2018 Congress in Cork.


Save the date

The next ERSA-REGIO Lecture with Alessandra Faggian is scheduled on 19th November 2018.


Download the presentations



2018 Best Dissertation in Regional Science


Applications are open!

The Regional Science Association International (RSAI) invites submissions for the annual competition for the Best Doctoral Dissertation in Regional Science. Regional science is an interdisciplinary field concerned with theory, method, and application of regional, urban and rural, geographic and spatial investigations and analyses.


Applications deadline: July 31, 2018 more


Ongoing Calls for submission


2018 Barcelona Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics

Territorial resilience: mitigation and adaptation

October 4-5, 2018, Barcelona, Spain

Its aim is to bring together cutting-edge research papers around two complementary and interrelated axis:

·     Processes of mitigation

·     Adaptive resilience (Re-orientation-Renewal)


Call for Submission: Papers should be sent in pdf format to aqr_workshop(at) before July 15, 2018.


ERSA supports this workshop.




ESPON 2020 Scientific Conference

November 14, 2018, London, United Kingdom

The conference aims to share and discuss experiences and upcoming challenges in territorial development and cohesion.


The Call for abstracts is opened until July 31, 2018.


ERSA supports this event.




SmartEIZ conference

“Smart Specialization Strategies: Contemporary Challenges of its Design and Implementation”

September 25-26, 2018, Zagreb, Croatia

The aim of the SmartEIZ conference is to address contemporary challenges of designing and implementing the Smart Specialization Strategy across Europe.


The Call for extended abstracts is opened until July 15, 2018.




8th ifo Dresden

Workshop on Regional Economics

September 20-21, 2018, Dresden, Germany

The workshop aims at facilitating the networking of young scientists and at promoting the exchange of their latest research across the range of regional structural change, causes of persistency in regional inequality, and place-based policies.


Submissions deadline: July 31, 2018 more


Download the Call for Paper Announcement

To Keep up-to-date with all events on the agenda,

visit our upcoming events page on our website.


Freshly issued by RJRS


Invitation to read
The latest issue of the Romanian Journal of Regional Science (Vol. 12, No. 1, Summer 2018) has been launched on June 18, with four interesting articles and a book review.

including articles:

Integrated Urban Planning and Planned Communities. The Case of Reston, VA USA● pp.1-17

Daniela-Luminita Constantin–Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania, Roger R. Stough-George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia, USA

The Impact of Immigrant Entrepreneurship on Regional Development in Western Sweden● pp. 18-42

Daniel Rauhut–University of Eastern Finland, Olga Rauhut Kompaniets – Dalarna University, Borlänge, Sweden





Looking for a PhD Programme ?
·     Call for scholarship for PhD programme “Methods and Models for Economic Decisions” at the University of Insubria (Varese – Italy)