New Horizons for Cities and Regions in a Changing World, RSA Winter Conference 2018 London Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, 15th – 16th November 2018
There is just under a week left to register for the RSA Winter Conference, the abstract submission deadline has been extended until 17th September 2018. Below you will find a list of the outstanding line-up of plenary speakers that have been confirmed for the conference. Plenary Speakers Professor Vanessa Watson<https://www.regionalstudies.org/sessions/2018-winter-conference-plenary-speakers/#539>, ‘The return of the city-region in the New Urban Agenda: another global imposition on southern cities?’ Professor Diane Coyle<https://www.regionalstudies.org/sessions/2018-winter-conference-plenary-speakers/#510>, ‘Industrial Policy in the UK’s North-South Divide’ Professor Danny Dorling<https://www.regionalstudies.org/sessions/2018-winter-conference-plenary-speakers/#511>, ‘Brexit Coincided with Peak UK Economic Inequality – Causes and Effect?’ Marc Lemaître,<https://www.regionalstudies.org/sessions/2018-winter-conference-plenary-speakers/#512> ‘EU Budget Post 2020’ Marco Di Cataldo<https://www.regionalstudies.org/sessions/2018-winter-conference-plenary-speakers/#514>, ‘EU Regional Policy in the United Kingdom and the Prospect of Brexit’ Following on from the recent Regional Studies journal call for papers for the Special Issue Planning Regional Futures<https://www.regionalstudies.org/sessions/2018-winter-special-sessions/#533>, the editors will be holding three paper sessions and one roundtable at the conference which will include some of the Special Issue paper submissions. If you are registering for the conference you may also wish to attend the annual President’s Event<https://www.regionalstudies.org/events/annual-awards-ceremony-dinner-2018/> and awards dinner (separate registration required), this will take place on the first evening of the conference (16th November) also taking place at the Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury. Submission & Registration Details RSA members benefit from a reduced members rate and the non-members rate will include RSA membership for 1 year. Please submit your abstract (250 words) through the Regional Studies Association conference portal<https://members.regionalstudies.org/lounge/Meetings/Meeting?ID=197> by 17th September 2018. To read more about the conference please click here.<https://3ftfah3bhjub3knerv1hneul-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Winter_Conf_2018_CfP_vfinal_V1.pdf> Proposals will be considered by the Conference Programme Committee against the criteria of originality and interest, subject balance and geographical spread. Download a FREE Chapter Sampler and Enter our Prize Draw<https://www.routledge.com/collections/13556?utm_source=Routledge&utm_medium=cms&utm_campaign=180515553> To tie in with the RSA Winter conference theme 2018 'New Horizons for Cities and Regions in a Changing World' <https://www.regionalstudies.org/events/new-horizons-for-cities-and-regions-in-a-changing-world/> Routledge have put together this FREE chapter sampler which includes extracts from books in the RSA book series, Regions and Cities<https://www.routledge.com/Regions-and-Cities/book-series/RSA>. At the same time as downloading your chapter sampler, you can also enter our prize draw to win £150 worth of Routledge books of your choice. The prize draw closes on 23 November 2018, so be sure to enter before then! If you would like any further information about the conference, please do not hesitate to contact me. Please share with your colleagues that may also be interested. Best wishes, Lesa Lesa Reynolds Project Manager – Events & Conferences Click HERE<http://eepurl.com/dvKFqz> to continue receiving information about the Regional Studies Association, event and grant alerts now that GDPR has taken effect. Regional Studies Association<http://www.regionalstudies.org/> Sussex Innovation Centre |Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SB|United Kingdom Direct tel: +44(0)1273-669 017|mobile: +44(0)7917 798600 Company No 4116288|Charity No 1084165 [icon-facebook.jpg]<http://www.facebook.com/pages/Regional-Studies-Association/85457123358> [icon-twitter.jpg] <https://twitter.com/regstud> [icon-linkedin.jpg] <http://www.linkedin.com/in/regionalstudiesassociation> [blog.bmp] <http://www.thersablog.com/> [https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQZW02z9dFg8C4E3QMkrPdmj1-mU1pYEFjn51I2LUpjHFiu5eqR] <https://www.flickr.com/photos/regionalstudiesassociation/> Take advantage of your RSA membership<http://www.regionalstudies.org/membership> and apply for research<http://www.regionalstudies.org/research> & funding<http://www.regionalstudies.org/funding> opportunities. Sign up to our e-bulletin<https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?SUBED1=REGIONAL-STUDIES-COMMUNITY&A=1> for latest RSA news.