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6th NoRSA conference “Regions in Transition”

November 24, 2016 No tags

You are most welcome to the 6th NoRSA conference “Regions in Transition” that takes place in Karlstad, Sweden, 9-10 March 2017!
Regions in Transition is co-organized by Center for Regional Studies, Karlstad University and Center for Regional Analysis, School of Business Economics and Law, Gothenburg University.
We are pleased to have secured two very interesting key note speakers:
* Sharon Penderis, Director of Institute for Social Development, University of Western Cape, South Africa. https://www.uwc.ac.za/Biography/Pages/sharon-penderis.aspx
* Frank Neffke, Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, USA http://www.frankneffke.com/
Please find the full programme and call for papers in the attached flyer and further information on the conference web here.
The deadline for submission of abstracts is extended to 2 January 2017.
A PhD course (4,5 ECTS) is arranged in connection with the conference. The course will consist of two parts: 1) activities during 7-8 March, including special sessions with the key note speakers of the conference, 2) the conference itself taking place 9-10 March. There is no tuition fee for the PhD course, but PhD students will have to pay for their own travel, accommodation and meals during the entire course, i.e. 7-8 March and 9-10 March.
Welcome to the conference!

Margareta Dahlström

Professor
Inst. för geografi, medier och kommunikation
Föreståndare för Centrum för forskning om regionalt samhällsbyggande (CRS)
Karlstads Universitet
651 88 Karlstad
Tel: 054 700 2616
Professor
Dept of Geography, Media and Communication
Director of Centre for Regional Studies (CRS)
Karlstad University
SE-651 88 Karlstad,
Sweden
Tel: +4654 700 2616
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