News and upcoming events deadlines – Journals – Vacancies

News and upcoming events deadlines – Journals – Vacancies


18 May Issue – Nr 6


The issue contains:

·     ERSA2018: Best rate before June 9

·     ERSA-REGIO Academic Lecture on June 11

·     Journals news

·     ERSA Section News and Events Update

·     Vacancies


Benefit from Early bird fee!
We invite you to be part of the largest platform of regional scientists coming from over the world!


Over 800 participants are expected to come to Cork.

There is simply no better place to present your research results, network and/or exchange, find out about new developments in the field, and just to meet colleagues and friends.


Save the date: Full draft programme will be issued by mid-June.


Best fees until June 9!


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Tweet: #ersacork2018


ERSA-REGIO – Eveline van Leeuwen Lecture


Registration is OPEN!

On June 11 at DG REGIO premises in Brussels, Eveline van Leeuwen, (Professor in Urban Economics, Wageningen University, The Netherlands) will give a lecture on The importance of urban-rural interactions for post-2020 cohesion policy

Eveline van Leeuwen will show in her lecture that urban-rural interactions do not result in one-sided, but increasingly in two-sided benefits. And in the light of the challenges for post-2020 cohesion policy, such as the energy transition and the circular economy, the need for urban and rural areas to join forces on an equal base will become even more essential …more


Discussant: Frédéric Wallet, Inra – University of Paris Saclay, France


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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


Journals news


REGION is now on Twitter on Twitter

Follow our handle @REGION_ERSA to get updates on the latest articles and share your thoughts and insights.


The journal is open access and free for all, so your publication will be available to all. We also welcome submissions of individual papers and special issues, so do be in touch if you have any plans that would fit REGION. more


Special Issue of The Review of Regional Studies​ on «Water and Regional Science»
The Review of Regional Studies is the home journal of the Southern Regional Science Association within the North American Regional Science Council.

The Call for submissions seeks to attract both applied and theoretical works related to water across the broad spectrum of regional science topics.


Extended submission deadline: June 15, 2018.



ERSA Sections News and Events Update


AiRT Workshop

Drones & Technology applied to the Creative Industries

Friday, June 8, 2018,Valencia, Spanish

Target group: students, researchers or SMEs with an interest in knowing a new tool that will transform their ways of working, and who are keen on knowing the infinite possibilities that H2020 currently offers for innovation and technology transfer in the creative industries sector.

This event is supported by AECR



16th Annual Scientific Conference

Strategies of local and regional development: current challenges

22-23, June, 2018, Athens, Greece



55th colloquium of ASRDLF

July 4-6, 2018, Caen, France

Grants for young researchers


The ASRDLF and the Organising Committee are happy to offer 8 grants for young researchers participating in the Colloquium.


Applications deadline: May 25, 2018



GfR Summer Conference 2018

Borders and Regional Development

6-7 September 2018, Berlin, Germany

In cooperation with the Hungarian Section, the Polish Section and Slovak Section of ERSA


Reminder: Abstracts Submissions deadline: June 1, 2018



8th ifo Dresden

Workshop on Regional Economics

September 20-21, 2018, Dresden, Germany


Submissions deadline: July 31, 2018


Download the Call for Paper Announcement




XXXIX Annual Scientific Conference

The regions of Europe among Local identities, new Communities and Territorial disparities

September 17-19, 2018, Bolzano, Italy

Early bird fee deadline: May 21, 2018


Only a few days left. Register now!


XLVI International Conference on Regional Science

Approaching to an economic model more social and sustainable

November 21-23, 2018, Valencia, Spain

New Abstracts Submission deadline: May 25, 2018


To Keep up-to-date with all events on the agenda, visit our upcoming events page on our website.




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