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ERSA Monthly E-news - September 2022

30 September 2022 - Nr 8

The issue includes:

·     Upcoming on ERSA - Sections Agenda

·     Journal news & calls

·     Vacancies

Dear Members of ERSA, dear Colleagues,

This enews is full of new opportunities for all, showing once again the dynamism of our community.

I would like to point out the upcoming #EURegionsWeek with 10 very interesting sessions, they will be held online, don't meet this opportunity register, the deadline is today.

The are also many calls for publications, have a look your paper may fit one of the current topics. And last but not least, if you are a young researcher, have a look at the current offers by the ASRDLF or the RSAI-BIS.

With best wishes,

André Torre, ERSA President

Upcoming Events

news and ongoing calls

20th European Week of Regions and Cities

#EURegionsWeekUniversity #EURegionsWeekCollege

10-13 October 2022


Registration is free but required!

Join us online for the #EURegionsWeek 2022 under the motto New Challenges for Europe’s Cohesion

On our agenda:

·     10 Outstanding University Workshops- Online - 11-12-13 October

To cite only a few: 

The impact of digital transition in rural areas, how to avoid exclusion and inequalities

Speakers: Isabel Bombal, Viktor Meseguer, André Torre

Towards a Just Transition for Europe's regions 

Speakers: Karl Aiginger, Lisa de Propis, Irina Kustova, Sandrine Labory

Challenges in digitalization Islands,

Giovanni Ruggeri, Fabrizia Benini, Simone Canova, Jean-Claude Morel

Speakers: Giovanni Ruggieri, Fabrizia Benini, Simone Canova, Jean-Claude Morel

First join the event and then filter with "#EURegionsWeekUniversity"and register for the sessions you are interested in.

See full University Programme

20th Annual Meeting

Space and State

6-7 October 2022, Budapest, Hungary

21 parallel sessions are organized in Hungarian, 3 parallel sessions are in English.

Registration is open!


2022 Sustainable Development Festival

III Edition program “The Mediterranean and sustainable development. Territory and climate, energy, water, food: from emergencies to integrated ecological development”

12, 13, 14, 18, 19 October 2022│Online & In-person

Session focuss: "Sustainability: an International Issue", 18th October, hour 10:00 – 12:00 a.m.


Giovanna Val Verde, Ambasciatrice del Costa Rica in Kenya, Jean Karanja, Network For Eco-Farming in Africa, Ambasciata del Portogallo in Italia, Ilaria Micheli, Università di Trieste, Francesca Moraci, Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Biennale dello Stretto

AECR International Conference 2022

Challenges, policies and governance of the territories in the post-covid era

19-21 October 2022, University of Granada, Spain

See the programme here

AECR reports on the great success of participation for the fifth edition of the SNAR Seminar for young researchers (A Coruña on September 15 and 16). Young researchers from various Spanish regions/universities have presented their projects and lines of research that have been discussed with senior researchers.

Next year, the event will take place in Barcelona at the Open University of Catalonia.

2022 RSAI-BIS Early Career Colloquium

3-4 November 2022 │ Online

The Call for Abstracts is Open!

Deadline: 17 October 2022


49th Annual Conference of RSAI British & Irish 

4-6 July 2023, Newcastle, United Kingdom

First announcement!


Doctoral Student Conference 2023 of ASRDLF

Nature facing the challenge of the City: Issues of well-being and social cohesion

26-27 January 2023, Tours, France

Call for abstracts deadline: 15 November 2022


See all scheduled events 2022-2023

Journals news

new publications & calls

Issue 53 is out!

Investigaciones Regionales - Journal of Regional Research

The Journal has recently published the issue 53, the second volume corresponding to 2022, the year in which the journal of the Spanish Association of Regional Science celebrates its twentieth anniversary.


This 2022 the journal has been positioned in the First Quartile (Q1) of Scopus, and we have known that in 2023 we will receive a Journal Impact Factor in the Web of Science Core Collection of Clarivate.


RSPP New Special Issues

Regional Science Policy & Practice (RSPP)

Special IssueCovid-19 and Cities: Is it merely a short-term crisis or has it changed our cities forever?

Guest Editors

Sumona Banerjee, Kala Seetharam Sridhar

Submission deadline: 1 November 2022


Special IssueThe Impact of European Integration in Western Balkan Countries”

Guest Editors: Jolta Kacani

Submission deadline: 1 December 2022


Special IssueSustainable Regional Development in Ghana

Guest Editors: Tomaz Ponce Dentinho

Submission deadline: 1 December 2022

Review of Regional Research- German Speaking Section's Journal

Special IssueFamily firms and Regional Context

The special issue aims to advance our understanding of the interplay between family firms and regional settings.

Guest editors: Stefano Amato, Evans Korang Adjei, Rodrigo Basco, and Lech Suwala

Call for Papers Extended deadline:

31 December 2022

Special Issue: Understanding the connection between science and innovation

The special issue aims to advance our understanding of the interplay between family firms and regional settings. 

Guest editors: Thomas Brenner, Fatih Celebioglu Dieter F. Kogler, Hyunha Shin

Call for Papers Last Day30 September 2022

Scienze Regionali - Italian Journal of Regional Science

Special Issue on Impact of exogenous shocks on tourism destination

Paper Submission Last Day: 30 September 2022

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ERSA Members Publish

New publications to share?

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

·    Books published in 2022

·    Written in English

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·     Lecturer in geography at Swansea University, UK - Application deadline: 09 October 2022

·     Post-doctoral position in economics or territorial geography at LEREPS (ENSFEA Toulouse) in collaboration with UMR GEODE (UT2J, Toulouse)

read more on current vacancies

If you want to share an announcement interesting for our community,

Send us an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will promote it via our channels

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