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ERSA Monthly E-news - November 2022

2 December 2022 - Nr 10

The issue includes:

·     #ERSA2023 Call for Special Session Proposals

·     Internal Communication

·     Upcoming on ERSA Sections Agenda

·     Journal news

·     Members publish

·     Vacancies

Dear Members of ERSA, dear Colleagues,

I hope that you're all well.

We are sending you our November enews with a slight delay but with a great news on next year's ERSA Congress: #ERSA2023 Call for Special Session Proposals is now open.

In close collaboration with the Local Organising Team of Alicante, we are working hard to give us the means to back our ambitions for an outstanding Congress that is rich in content and stimulates interesting discussions and innovative ideas.

Preliminary information can be found on the congress website:


With best wishes,

André Torre, ERSA President


The Call for Special Session Proposals is OPEN!

Deadline: 8 January 2023

Submit your proposal here!

Internal Communication 

Miroslav Šipikal is the new President of the Slovak Section!

The Slovak Section reports that Miroslav Šipikal is the new President of the section.

Our best congratulations and best wishes to Miroslav!

RSAI Councillor-at-Large

Congratulation to Daniela Constantin reelected RSAI Councillor-at-Large for the second term (2023-2025). We wish her full success!


ERSAC Representatives at RSAI

Our Congratulations and best wishes also go to Eveline van Leeuwen (2nd term) and Lise Bourdeau-Lepage (1st term) who will start a three-year term as RSAI Councilors for ERSA (2023-2025)

Upcoming Events

news and ongoing calls


Bulgarian Section: 2022 Annual Conference

Resilience and Crisis in Europa

2 December 2022, University for National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria

The conference will start at 1PM (UTC+2)

Registration link: https://form.jotform.com/223041161666348 


Nordic Section: 1st Annual Meeting

15 December 2022 │ Online at 3 PM

Keynote lecture by Eleonora Patacchini, Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.

Registration is free.


New Call

Slovak Section: 11th Winter Seminar

15-18 March 2023, Donovaly, Slovakia

The Call for Papers is OPEN!

Submission deadline: 31 January 2023


New Call

Croatian Section: 14th International Conference

Design for the Next Generation

17-19 May 2023, Bol, Island Brač, Croatia

Full Paper submission deadline: 6 March 2023

Özge Öner will be the keynote Speaker for regional topics.


New Call

Italian Section: XLIV Annual Scientific Conference

Europe and the Mediterranean between transitions and conflicts. Opportunities and risks for regions and territories

6-8 September 2023, Naples, Italy

Organised Session deadline: 31 January 2023

Paper/Poster deadline: 28 February 2023


See all scheduled events 2022-2023

Journals news

new publications

The latest issue is out!

Regional Science Policy & Practice (RSPP)

Vol. 14, No. S2, November 2022, Special Issue: Regional Development in China

Issue edited by:

Jian Wang, Emmanouil Tranos

Read more

Issue 54 is out!

Investigaciones Regionales - Journal of Regional Research 

The journal has recently published the Issue 54, the third volume corresponding to 2022, the year in which the journal celebrates its twentieth anniversary.

Read more

The latest issue is out!

Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine (RERU)

October 2022, No. 2022/4 on:

Health territories, Sport and territorial development and Zero Unemployed Territories

Editor: Armand Colin

Read more

ERSA-RSAI Members Publish

The Digital Platform Economy Index 2020


Zoltan Acs, László SzerbÉva Somogyiné Komlósi, Esteban Lafuente, Abraham K. Song

About the book

  • Includes 12 pillars that integrate the digital and the entrepreneurship ecosystems
  • Presents data for 116 countries and cluster analyses
  • Presents tailor-made policy suggestions for improving the digital and entrepreneurship
  • Is part of the book series SpringerBriefs in Economics 

Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

Publication Date: 2022 | ISBN 978-3-030-89650-8

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Postsocialist Shrinking Cities


Chung-Tong Wu, Maria Gunko, Tadeusz Stryjakiewicz, Kai Zhou

About the book

  • Provides a comparative analysis of shrinking cities in a broad range of postsocialist countries within the so-called Global East, a liminal space between North and South
  • Brings to the fore a range of new perspectives on urban shrinkage, identifying commonalities, differences, and policy experiences across a very diverse and vivid region with its various legacies and contemporary controversial developments
  • With chapters written by leading experts in the field, insider views assist in decolonizing urban theory

Routledge, 21 March 2022

Publication Date: 21 March 2022 | ISBN 9780367415235

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The Economic Geography of the Car Market

The Automobile Revolution in an Emerging Economy

Editors: Bartłomiej Kołsut, Tadeusz Stryjakiewicz

About the book

  • Provides a comprehensive analysis of long-term changes in the car market of an emerging economy, with a focus on its spatial and temporal dimensions
  • Brings to the fore several key aspects of the car market, such as car ownership, markets for new cars, import of second-hand cars, car use, electromobility, and environmental impact
  • Combines the results of quantitative and qualitative research

Routledge, 26 September 2022

Publication Date: 26 September 2022 | ISBN 9781032314204

Read more

See all recent publications

New publications to share?

Your are member of the ERSA Community and you have recently published a book, grasp this opportunity to inform us about it. We are looking for

· Books published in 2022

· Preferably written in English 

Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


·     Three post-doctoral positions at the Department of Economics, Uninsubria, Italy - Application deadline: 18 January 2023

read more on current vacancies

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