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RSA Australasia Conference 2017

Fragmented Regional Worlds: Inequality and Populism in a Globalising World

The University of Sydney, Australia

3rd – 5th July 2017


We are pleased to let you know that the deadline for the abstract submissions has been extended until Friday 12th May 2017.


The Call for Papers is available here and we particularly welcome presentations relating to:

         Changing urban and regional systems in the developed and developing world;

         Place, urban and regional leadership;

         Food, social welfare and sustainability;

         Local government and regional development processes;

         Sydney as a global city.


You can find more information about the conference and sessions here.


We have a line-up of exceptional keynote speakers who are:

Professor Phillip O’Neill (Western Sydney University, Australia)

Dr Mia Gray (University of Cambridge, UK)

Professor Andrew Beer (University of South Australia, Australia )

Professor Hugh Campbell (University of Otago, New Zealand)

Professor David Bailey (Aston University, United Kingdom)

To register and to submit your abstract please click here.

Please feel free to share with any colleagues who may be interested.

I look forward to seeing you in Sydney.

Best wishes,

Wanda Miczorek

Events and Membership Officer

Regional Studies Association

Sussex Innovation Centre

Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9SB