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ERSA Monthly E-news - February 2023

28 February 2023 - Nr 2/23

The issue includes:

·     #ERSA2023 Call for abstracts: extended deadline

·     Ongoing Calls on ERSA Sections' Agendas

·     Journal news

·     Vacancies

Dear Members of ERSA, dear Colleagues,

We are very glad to announce that we have extended the deadline for submission to our landmark Congress event until the 15th March. In this hectic period for many of you, this will enable you, not to rush and submit in the best way possible.

For those of you who want to have a maximum feedback on their research, let me remind you that we have also the Call for our Summer School ongoing.

As usual, opportunities from our very active sections are numerous and very interesting too. We wish you a good reading.

With best wishes

André Torre, ERSA President


The Call for Abstracts & Papers

has been Extended until 15 March 2023

Good news, we have extended the deadline for the Call for Abstracts (and) Papers by two weeks, until the 15th March!

As we know January and February is an extremely busy period for many of you, this time gives you an extra two weeks to comfortably prepare your submission and enter it via our online submission portal page.

Submit your abstract/paper here!

Epainos Prize

You are a smart young researcher with ambition, we remind you that ERSA Congress has dedicated Young Scientists sessions for you, with the opportunity to win our prestigious Epainos Prize. read more on the Epainos award and winners

Don't miss this chance to gain outstanding recognition with your excellent findings. Be part of #ERSA2023

read more on young scientists sessions' benefits

36th ERSA Summer School

The Digital Future of Smart Regions

3-7 July 2023, Iasi, Romania

Reminder: The Call for application in on-going.

ERSA Summer School: the place to learn more receive outstanding feedback from proven scholars and network with peers.

Hurry up, places are limited to 25 participants.

Application deadline: 24 March 2023

Apply now

Internal communication

Call for searching for new President and Vice-President of ERSA. 

We are searching for a new President and Vice- President. Both positions are appointed for a term of five years (2024-2028).

The call for application is open from 1 March 2023 to 30 June 2023.

Each candidate can apply either for the President or Vice-president position only. Applications for both positions will be discarded.

All candidatures must be formally put forward by a national section. Applications must be submitted by ERSA national sections exclusively.

read more

Sections' Events

With ongoing calls & deadlines


Italian Section: XLIV Annual Scientific Conference

Europe and the Mediterranean between transitions and conflicts. Opportunities and risks for regions and territories

6-8 September 2023 Naples, Italy

Paper/Poster deadline: 28 February 2023


Croatian Section: 14th International Conference

Design for the Next Generation

17-19 May 2023 Bol, Island Brač, Croatia

Full Paper submission deadline: 6 March 2023


Turkish Section: 22nd National Regional Science and Planning Congress

8-10 June 2023 Samsun, Turkey

Abstract Submission deadline: 15 March 2023


11th Seminar of Spatial Econometric Jean Paelinck (In memoriam of Jesús Mur)

Networks and spatial interaction of economic systems at a point level: theory and empirical issues

20-21 April 2023, Cartagena, Spain

Abstracts submission deadline: 17 March 2023



Italian Section: 4th AISRe Summer School

Resilience of territories and firms: theories, measures and applications

27-30 June 2023 Palermo, Italy

Application deadline: 24 March 2023


Croatian Section: FEBT Summer School program 2023 in Split, Croatia

Regional Development and Policy - a New Conceptualization and Reality Check

26-30 June 2023 Split, Croatia

Full Paper submission deadline: 10 May 2023


VI Seminar for New Academic Researchers

14-15 September 2023, Barcelona, Spain

Abstract Submission deadline: 15 July 2023


Other Events

With ongoing calls & deadlines

Giorgio Rota Conference

May 2023, Turin, Italy


Call For XI Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award

Subject: Urban economies as complex systems

Paper submission deadline: 19 March 2023


2023 Rethinking Clusters International Conference

The Paradox Of Sustainability Innovation: Local Or Global?

28 – 29 September 2023, Valencia, Spain

Call for Papers deadline: 1 June 2023


See all scheduled Events 2023

Journal News

New call

Journal of Regional Research -

Investigaciones Regionales

Call for Applications for the Editorial Team

Application deadline: 31 March 2023

Read more

Regional Science Policy & Practice (RSPP) 

Special Issue on Climate Economics 

Submission deadline: 15 November 2023 more

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 2023

· Preferably written in English 

Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


·     Assistant Professor at the University of Barcelona, Spain. Application deadline: 15 March 2023

·     Researcher in territorial insertions of urban agriculture, INRAE, France

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

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

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