All practitioners and researchers with an interest in local development are welcome to join this debate, organised in conjunction with the Annual Assembly of LDnet, on Wednesday 2 February 2022, from 17:30 to 19:00 CET. The draft agenda of the meeting is below. Click HERE to register. Local development has different faces across Europe and […]
Regions in Recovery Second Edition 2022: Re-imagining Regions After the success of the Global e-Festival ‘Regions in Recovery’ in 2021 the RSA is organising with partners this second edition. This event will be held online and will offer a research-led celebration of regions and how these can be re-imagined in times of challenge including Covid-19, […]
LDnet had devoted its workshop at EWRC2018 to the theme of “Local strategies for retaining and attracting talent“. Therefore, it is of considerable interest that this debate is advancing further. On Friday 25 October 2019, EPRC hosted a seminar looking at the challenges faced by rural areas in remaining attractive places for young people. The […]
There are opportunities for internships with LDnet for people with studies or interests related to local development. We have offered such internships, jointly with other Brussels-based organisations, in the last two years with students from French and German universities. We expect to be able to offer one or two internships in 2019. We follow a […]
Early findings from the RELOCAL EU Horizon 2020 research project ‘Resituating the local in cohesion and territorial development’: R E L O C A L in brief: Departs from the premise that “place” can precondition the chances of local action in promoting fairness and well-being; Aims at identifying factors that favour local accessibility of European […]
In this paper Professor Ilona Pálné Kovács outlines the theoretical frameworks of knowledge-based governance and development, examines the role of local governments as important actors in local development, and examines the scope for place-based development in a centralised governance context. To read the full paper, including abstract and literature, click below.