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
8. World Cities
Organizer: Michael Timberlake*
8.1 World Cities
Chair: Michael Timberlake.
Ben Derudder, Elien Van De Vijver, David Bassens, and Frank Witlox. (Ghent University, Belgium)
Networks of world cities: an empirical analysis of global air travel connections in 2008.
Peter J Taylor (a), Michael Hoyler (b), Kathy Pain (c), Sandra Vinciguerra (c) (a: University of Northumbria, b: Loughborough University, c: University of Reading)
"Extensive and intensive globalizations: explicating the low connectivity puzzle of US cities using a city-dyad analysis"
Costanzo Ranci (Polytechnic of Milan – DiAP)
Social cohesion and economic competitiveness in six global European cities
Ben Derudder (a), Peter Taylor (b), Pengfei Ni (c), Anneleen De Vos (a), Michael Hoyler (b), Heidi Hanssens (a), David Bassens (a), Jin Huang (d), Frank Witlox, Wei Shen (e) and Xiaolan Yang (d). (a: Ghent University, b: University of Loughborough, c: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, d: Beijing University of Post and Telecommunication, e: ESSCA École de Management)
Pathways of Change: Shifting Connectivities in the World City Network, 2000-2008
8.2 World Cities.
Chair: Michael Timberlake. Discussant: John Joe Schlichtmann, University of San Diego.
Beaverstock, Jonathan (University of Nottingham)
The privileged world city: Private banking, wealth management and the bespoke servicing of the global super-rich
Roger Keil and Ute Lehrer (York University)
World Cities – The Globalized Suburb
Barbara Lipietz (London School of Economics and Political Sciences, UK)
Bringing politics back in: World city formation in Johannesburg, South Africa'
Giorgio Touburg (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Soft skills, tacit ties. Exploring the role of non‐geographical proximities in international knowledge transfer
RT8.1 World Cities.
Chair: Michael Timberlake.
J. Miguel Kanai (University of Miami)
Manaus: the regional embeddedness of an Amazonian global city
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
Tomáš Čížek (Charles University, Prague Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Sciences)
Czech cities and globalization
Anna Mayr (TU Darmstadt, Germany)
The global city discourse in urban transformations: A comparative view on Delhi and Johannesburg
Forum Dave (Sardar Patel Institute of Economical and Social Research)
The Emerging Power House ---- A case study of Ahmedabad City
Eugênio Ribeiro Silva (Federal do Rio Grande do Norte)
World cities and strategies: A study shared between Natal and Vancouver
Ulke Evrim Uysal (University of Helsinki)
A Comparative Study on Tourism Promotion Strategies: The Case of Helsinki and Istanbul