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

11. Does Diversity Divide? Dealing with sexual diversity in 21st century urban settings  

Organizer: Mattias Duyves                        

11.1: Does Diversity Divide.

 Chair: Mattias Duyves. Discussant: Gert Hekma.

Alison Bain (a), William Payne (a), Jaclyn Isen (b), Sarah Sheperd (c) (a: York University, b: University of Toronto, c: United Church of Canada.)
Creating queer neighbourhoods: competing visions

Randi Gressgård (University of Bergen)
Planning for Pluralism: Cultural and Sexual Diversity in Neoliberal Urban Governance

Nadine Cattan (a), Alberto Vanolo (b) (a: CNRS- Géographie-cités, b: Politecnico e Università di Torino)
Homosexuality and the city: emotional geographies of clubbing in Paris and Turin

Distributed papers                       

Laurens Buijs / Paul Mepschen (University of Amsterdam)
"Exclusive Tolerance Cultural, Sexual and Urban Politics in Amsterdam"


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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