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Call for Papers:  Metropolises and Peripheries of CEE Countries, Lublin, Poland

2019 RSA Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Conference
Metropolises and Peripheries of CEE Countries:
New Challenges for EU, National and Regional Policies
11th-13th September 2019, Lublin, Poland
Web-site: https://www.regionalstudies.org/events/cee2019/

Organised by the Regional Studies Association in partnership with the Marie Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland

The conference might be of interest for members working on urban and regional development, policy, or research with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe.

The conference will showcase challenges, determinants, and perspectives of development of different kinds of metropolises and peripheries in CEE. The emphasis is on economic performance, social, and political issues with respect to regional, national, and European dimensions.

The 2019 RSA CEE Conference will also feature a Policy Day that will present plenary presentations, panels, and paper sessions on issues and inputs concerned with CEE place-based policies.

Conference themes include:

• Development challenges of metropolises and peripheries
• Cohesion Policy
• Spatial inequalities, Spatial planning policy
• Urban functional areas
• Future of cities
• Urban theory and strategy
• Suburbanization, re-urbanization, and re-vitalization
• Local resources
• Technical and social infrastructure
• Labour markets, commuting, distant work
• Dominant/prime city
• Economic growth
• Inclusive growth
• Spatial distribution and effects of FDI
• Integrated territorial investments
• Smart specialisation, industrial strategy
• Innovation and competitiveness
• Cross-border regions and transnational cooperation
• Climate change and sustainability
• Socio-economic exclusion
• Quality of life and wellbeing
• Education, culture, tourism

Call for Abstracts
Please submit your abstract (up to 250-words and text only) through the RSA conference portal. More details at https://bit.ly/2RrMdpK
Abstract submission deadline 21st May 2019

Special Sessions
We welcome submissions for Special Sessions (open or closed).
More details at https://bit.ly/2RrMdpK
Special Session submission deadline 26th March 2019

Early Career Speaker Competition
The RSA has a deep-seated commitment to furthering and supporting the career development of Early Career Researchers (within five years after finishing their PhD).
More details on the competition at https://bit.ly/2RrMdpK
Application deadline: 31st March 2019

Conference Bursaries
Conference bursaries take the form of a free conference place.
More details at https://bit.ly/2RrMdpK
Application deadline: 21st April 2019

If you have any questions concerning the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Katharina Bürger, Conference and Events Officer, Regional Studies Association, Sussex Innovation Centre, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9SB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(0)1273 698 017 e-mail: katharina.buerger@regionalstudies.org


Wednesday, 11 September, 2019 to Friday, 13 September, 2019, (All day) - (All day)
Location City:
Marie Curie-Skłodowska University
Plac Marii Skłodowskiej-Curie
20-400 Lublin