Left behind places and what can be done about them

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Date(s) - Friday, September 16, 2022
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The ninth conference hosted by the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society will take place on 16 September 2022, on the theme “Left Behind Places and What Can Be Done About Them”. This will be an online conference.

The conference is related to the forthcoming issues of the CJRES with the same title, “Left Behind Places and What Can Be Done About Them”.

The conference themes will include:

  • Defining ‘left behind places’, and their different types and characteristics (economic, social, cultural, political)
  • The empirics of ‘left behind places’, and the scale and nature of the ‘left behind’ problem in different national contexts
  • Theorising ‘left behind’ places, their determinants and causal histories
  • The politics of ‘left behind’ places
  • Solving the ‘left behind problem’: the policy challenges of reviving ‘left behind’ places
  • Assessments of different policy approaches and institutional frameworks
  • ‘Left behind’ places and alternative models of capitalism

CONFERENCE SUBMISSIONS
Expressions of interest for presenting at the conference, in the form of an abstract, can be sent to events@cpes.org.uk by 20 May 2022.

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE:
Professor Judith Clifton, Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences, University of Cantabria, Spain
Dr Mia Gray, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Professor Ron Martin, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Professor Peter Sunley, Department of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton, UK
Professor Pete Tyler, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

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