5-7 June 2019

The Regional Studies Association (RSA) is calling upon the border studies community to join its annual conference in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The 2019 RSA Annual Conference aims to discuss about how to push regions beyond all kind of borders as a way to plan the future with different lens.

In addition to traditional conference themes like regional development, globalization, economies of agglomeration, spatial planning, geopolitics and sustainability, the 2019 RSA Annual Conference will also include three special sessions on borders and bordering processes. These sessions are organized by the ABS in collaboration with the RSA and they are intended to open a space where ABS members can present their work and call the attention on the advances in the field of border studies.

As part of this collaboration, The RSA is offering to ABS members a 5% discount on the conference fee. Details on the ABS sessions at the conference will be announced soon through ABS Noticias.

The abstract submission deadline is 28th February, 2019. General information about the conference is available at regionalstudies.org/events/pushing-regions-beyond-their-borders/