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South Africa Urban and Regional Science conference
From Monday 03 July 2017
To Wednesday 05 July 2017

The 3rd Biannual ISIbalo CRUISE Urban and Regional Science Conference – to be held in the picturesque city of Stellenbosch in 2017 – demonstrates that regional science research in South Africa is increasingly anchored in the strong international research tradition encouraged by The Regional Science Association International. South Africa aspires to be a recognized partner of the international regional science community.

Aim

The conference is aimed at bringing researchers from academia, the private and public sectors and non-governmental organizations together in an effort to present and debate prevalent urban and regional development issues and to share knowledge, viewpoints, methods and research outcomes around six main themes:

  • Theme 1 – Social and economic change in cities and regions
  • Theme 2 – Clusters / corridors / declining / lagging areas
  • Theme 3 – Formal / informal business growth / decline
  • Theme 4 – Mobility / migration / commuting trends and issues
  • Theme 5 – Urban growth / housing trends and issues
  • Theme 6 – Governance / policy issues

Researchers in the fields of economics, planning, geography, sociology and related social sciences are encouraged to participate.

Further information

To read about the conference and participation click here.

To get more information about registering for the conference or to download the registration form click here.

To read about important information regarding the conference organization, venue and accommodation click here.

To view the provisional programme click here.

Location Stellenbosch, South Africa

South Africa Urban and Regional Science conference

Location : Stellenbosch, South Africa
Contact : http://www.statssa.gov.za/?page_id=9282
From Monday 03 July 2017
To Wednesday 05 July 2017

The 3rd Biannual ISIbalo CRUISE Urban and Regional Science Conference – to be held in the picturesque city of Stellenbosch in 2017 – demonstrates that regional science research in South Africa is increasingly anchored in the strong international research tradition encouraged by The Regional Science Association International. South Africa aspires to be a recognized partner of the international regional science community.

Aim

The conference is aimed at bringing researchers from academia, the private and public sectors and non-governmental organizations together in an effort to present and debate prevalent urban and regional development issues and to share knowledge, viewpoints, methods and research outcomes around six main themes:

  • Theme 1 – Social and economic change in cities and regions
  • Theme 2 – Clusters / corridors / declining / lagging areas
  • Theme 3 – Formal / informal business growth / decline
  • Theme 4 – Mobility / migration / commuting trends and issues
  • Theme 5 – Urban growth / housing trends and issues
  • Theme 6 – Governance / policy issues

Researchers in the fields of economics, planning, geography, sociology and related social sciences are encouraged to participate.

Further information

To read about the conference and participation click here.

To get more information about registering for the conference or to download the registration form click here.

To read about important information regarding the conference organization, venue and accommodation click here.

To view the provisional programme click here.

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