Annual RC21 Conference 2011

The struggle to belong. Dealing with diversity in 21st century urban settings
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), July 7-9 2011

Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research – Urban Studies
University of Amsterdam – The Netherlands

1. Neighbourhoods and individuals: advanced methodologies

Session Organizer: Karien Dekker                       

1.1: Quantitative methods.

Chair: Karien Dekker. Discussant: Tom van der Meer.

Wouter van Gent & Sako Musterd (University of Amsterdam)
Mobility patterns of first- and second-generation immigrant groups in Dutch urban regions           

Mariane C. Koslinski et. al. (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - Regional and Urban Planning Research Institute, State University of Rio de Janeiro)
Socio-spatial processes and educational opportunities: a study of the effects of urban violence on school outcome in Rio de Janeiro

Sako Musterd (a), George Galster (b), Roger Andersson (c) (a: University of Amsterdam, b: Wayne State University, Uppsala University)
Temporal dimensions and the measurement of neighbourhood effects

Emily Miltenburg and Flip Lindo (University of Amsterdam)
A different place for different people? Inequalities in the Effect of the Urban Neighbourhood on Residents’ Socioeconomic Status

RT1.1: Visual methods.

Chair: Karien Dekker.

Suvi Aho (Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences)
Drama-based Methods in Urban Settings

Kelum Palipane (University of Melbourne)
Towards a Sensory Production of Urban Space:  Developing a Conceptual Framework of Inquiry based on Socio-sensory Perception - Path A spot 1 - Path A spot 3 - Path B spot 1

Hülya Mete (Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University – Istanbul)
Expectation of Immigration

Tom van der Meer (a), Jochem Tolsma (b) (a: University of Amsterdam, b: Radboud University, Nijmegen)
Ethnic diversity and its supposed detrimental effect on social cohesion

RT1.2: Mixed methods.

Chair: Karien Dekker.

Aneta Piekut and Philip Rees (University of Leeds, School of Geography)
Living with Difference: Mapping Diversity in Leeds and Warsaw

Romana Xerez & Jaime Fonseca (Technical University of Lisbon, CAPP - Centre for Public Administration & Policies Lisbon)
Mixing Methods in Urban Research: Exploring City and Community Social Capital

Ate Poorthuis & Karin Pfeffer (University of Amsterdam)
Exploring urban place: the potential, challenges and limitations of Volunteered Geographic Information

Alicia Qiji (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
 Migrant Community and Education for Migrant Children in Beijing

Distributed papers           

Lucinda Fonseca, Jennifer McGarrigle (Centre of Geographical Studies, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon), Agata Górny, Sabina Toruńczyk-Ruiz (Centre of Migration Research, Warsaw University)
Social relations in multiethnic neighbourhoods: the role of neighbourhood and individual characteristics

Milica Milojevic (University of Belgrade)
Neighbourhoods, individuals and inok: Conceptual distinctions on the terms of neighbourhood and community


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21 December 2011
Deadline for abstract submission

10 January 2011
Notification of selected abstracts

1 March 2011
Registration open

15 May 2011
Deadline for early bird registration and for (some) hotel options

31 May 2011
Deadline for paper submission

15 June 2011
Papers online

7-9 July 2011