Date and location

  •   September 11, 2019 – September 13, 2019
  •   Marie Curie-Skłodowska University, Plac Marii Skłodowskiej-Curie, 20-400 Lublin, Poland

The 2019 RSA CEE conference showcases challenges, determinants and perspectives of development of different kind of metropolises and peripheries in CEE. The emphasis is on the economic performance, social, and political issues with respect to regional, national and European dimensions.

To study and debate these and many other issues, we warmly invite the regional studies/science and connected communities, policymakers, planners, and practitioners to join us at the 2019 RSA CEE Conference in Lublin, Poland.

Center for economic analyses within the conference, together with the The Western Balkans Network on Territorial Governance (TGWeB), is organizing Special Session and call for papers: Territory, Politics, Governance in the Western Balkans Region. More details here.

Conference themes:

  • 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 specialization, 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

More details about the conference and the link for registration can be found on this link