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Regional Studies Association    
20th July 2012

Welcome back to the Regional Studies Association E-Bulletin. In this issue you will find a mixture of events, conferences, networking and job opportunities for students, scholars and practitioners engaged in the field of regional studies and regional science. If you would like to add your event or other information to the RSA E-Bulletin let me know by the 10th of every month and we will do our best to include it:

Conferences and Events
Times of Change: Future Directions in Geography,
Urban and Regional Studies
Regional Studies Association Early Career Conference
Friday 1st – 2nd November 2012, Hamburg, Germany
Deadline for abstract submission: 31st July 2012

Register now

Smart, Creative, Sustainable,  Inclusive:
Territorial Development Strategies in the Age of Austerity

Regional Studies Association Winter Conference
Friday 23rd  November 2012, Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, London, UK
CALL FOR PAPERS – Deadline for Abstract Extended until 23rd July 2012!!
Register Here

The Association’s Annual President’s Eventto be held on
Friday October 5th 2012 is now full. We look forward
to welcoming those who have registered to attend.
The formal invitations should be with you in the next week

RSA Global Conference 2012
Beijing China

We would like to say a huge thank you to all those who joined us for the RSA Global Conference in China. Beijing is a fascinating city and we hope that all those who did join us enjoyed the city as well as the conference. There are many more pictures from the RSA’s time in Beijing for those who are interested. Click here.

Early career Editor of Regional Insights

The Regional Studies Association is currently seeking an early career editor for their publication Regional Insights, launched in 2010.  The editor will be appointed to replace a departing editor, and will join the team from January 2013.  Subject to a suitable probation process, the appointment will be for a three year term in the first instance.  Further information about the post is available from the Editor in Chief, Beatrix Haselsberger,

Deadline for application is 10th August 2012, and candidates will be notified of the outcome of the recruitment process by 1 September 2012. 

The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint an Early Career Editor to its journal REGIONAL STUDIES.

This appointment is independent of the main team bid but will work alongside the main team in fulfilling their duties. It is anticipated that an early appointment will be made to this post and the successful applicant will take up their duties immediately thus benefitting from a handover period with the existing team. The position is mentored by the Editor in Chief and will provide an exceptional insight into the publishing process.

Closing date: No later than 5pm (UK time) Friday, 7th September 2012                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                           CALL FOR NEW EDITORIAL TEAM FOR REGIONAL STUDIES

The current editorial team based at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands finish their term of office at the end of April 2013. The Regional Studies Association (owners of REGIONAL STUDIES) seeks to appoint a successor team in November 2012 to take up office five months later. The Association provides some editorial assistance and an editorial support budget and a further local appointment will need to be made by the team. Further details are available from the Regional Studies Association Office or from the Association website.

Closing date: No later than 5pm (UK time) Wednesday, 3rd October 2012

Call for papers for Autumn issue 2012: Deadline to send your paper by the 15th August 2012


RSA Awards 2012: Call for nominations now open for the Routledge RSA Award for Early Career Excellence 2012 and the Nathaniel Lichfield Award (Master). Deadline for nominations extended to 31st July 2012

Early Career Grant Scheme December 2012 round now open 30th November 2012.

Regional Studies Best Book Award 2012: we need your vote! The following titles have been shortlisted from a list of titles published in 2011 within the Association's book series Regions and Cities and Regional Studies Book Reviews. We would be grateful if you could take five minutes of your time to answer this very short survey and let us know who you think deserves the RSA Best Book Award 2012 the most and reply by the 15th August 2012.