Regional Europe is edited/authored by Dr Cormac Walsh, who is currently employed as a researcher and lecturer at Hamburg University, Institute for Geography. He lives in Hamburg with his wife and daughter. His research interests include strategic spatial planning, coastal management and coastal landscapes, nature-culture relations and society-space relations.

He completed BA, MSc and PhD degrees at National University of Ireland, Maynooth, (Geography), Loughborough University (Global Transformations, Department of Geography) and University College Dublin (School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy).

He has also previously worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis, (NIRSA) at NUI Maynooth (2010-2011) . In this capacity he acted as ESPON Contact Point for Ireland under the 2007-2013 ESPON Programme and worked on a number of cross-border applied research projects as a Research Affiliate of the International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD). Between 2011 and October 2013, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at  at HafenCity University Hamburg.

This site is intended as a personal research profile and blog on matters relating to regional development, spatial planning and territorial cooperation in Europe.

Note that a number of older blogposts from Ireland After Nama and the Regional Studies Blog are re-posted here in chronological order according to the date of first publication on the ‘parent’ blog.

Contact: regionaleurope[at]gmail.com or cormac.walsh[at]uni-hamburg.de


Cormac Walsh


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