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

6. Marketplaces as sites of Cosmopolitanism

Organizers: Ching Lin PANG, Jan Rath Sophie Watson

6.1 Empirical case studies of marketplaces in the global North and South.

 Chair: Jan Rath. Discussant: Ching Lin Pang.                       

Halide Eroğul & Hıfsiye Pulhan (Girne American University, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyrpus)
Traditional Marketplaces as representatives of cultural geographies struggle to belong in 21th century: The Case of Bandabulya in Cyprus

Hsien-chi (Sunny) H. (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)           
Changing configurations in the Flea Market of Brussels

Sara Sterling (Tsinghua University)
Transactions and Transformations: Internal Migrant Women in Beijing’s Silk Street Market

Christal Mudi-Okorodudu (University of Helsinki)
Immigrant street traders in South Africa: the economics, the struggle and the tensions.

Martha Radice (Dalhousie University, Dpt of Sociology )
Cosmopolitanism in commercial streets in Montréal: Relations of the market, or just in the marketplace?

RT6.1 Theoretical ruminations and explorations on marketplaces and cosmopolitanism.                       

Chair: Sophie Watson

Surajit Chakravarty (University of Southern California)
Spaces of Market-culturalism

Valnei Pereira (Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo Brazil)           
Gentrification and cultural belonging in metropolis of global south: Producing scales of difference in São Paulo, Brazil

Vera Zambonelli (University of Hawai’i )
Urban Scenes of Everyday Cosmopolitanism: Brazilian  Restaurants in Tokyo, Japan

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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