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

9. Invisible migrants in the cities of the South

Organizer: Giovanna Marconi                       

9.1 Invisible migrants in the cities of the South

Chair: Giovanna Marconi. Discussants: Dr. Raquel Rolnik, UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing. Prof. Marcello Balbo

Heidi Østbø Haugen (University of Oslo)
African Pentecostal migrants in China: Urban marginality and alternative geographies of a mission theology

Elena Ostanel (University IUAV of Venice)
Citizenship in the making: Mozambicans in Johannesburg

Rafael da Silva Oliveira (a), Juan Miguel Kanai (b) (a: Federal University of Roraima, Brazil, b: University of Miami)
Brazilian territories-networks in urban Suriname

Denise Helena França Marques, Sonaly Cristina Rezende Borges de Lima (Federal University of Minas Gerais/Brazil)
How is the life of Latin American immigrants in Brazilian cities: one approach of the water supply and sanitation conditions in the beginning of XXI Century

Iranzu Gárriz Fernández (Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, México.)
The Right to the City as a conceptual framework for studying the impact of North-South Migration


Mirko Marzadro (University of Venice)
Andean migrations processes. The case of the Peruvian of La Paz and El Alto

Richard Grant (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa)
The Great Escape”? Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Johannesburg and Soweto


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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