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

14. Religion and Urban Space 

Organizer: Martijn Oosterbaan

14.1 Religion and Urban Space.

Chair: Martijn Oosterbaan.                       

Petra Kuppinger (Monmouth College)           
Flexible topographies: Muslim Spaces in German Cityscapes

Justin Beaumont (University of Groningen)           
Geographies of postsecular rapprochement in the city (1)

Kacper Poblocki (University of Poznań)           
"A post-secular suburb: space, gender, and Catholic revival in Poland"

Chris Hewson & Ralf Brand (University of Manchester)           
Multi-Faith Space as Public Space: A Practice-based Assessment

RT14.1 Religion and Urban Space.

 Chair: Martijn Oosterbaan.           
Venetia Evergeti (a) & Panos Hatziprokopiou (b) (a: University of Surrey, b: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Negotiating religious diversity and Muslim identity in Greek urban spaces

Ayşe Çavdar (European University of Viadrina, Frankfurt-Oder)
Basaksehir: The role of religiosity in the making of a new town

Gruia Badescu (London School of Economics)           
Healing the City? Religion, Architectural Reconstruction and Post-war Reconciliation in Sarajevo and Beirut

RT14.2: Religion, Media and Urban Space.

Chair: Rivke Jaffe.

Martijn Oosterbaan (Utrecht University)
Samba Gospel: Carnival, Media and Religious Transgression in Rio de Janeiro

Aravind Unni (University of California, Berkeley)
Reading the “Muslim Space” in Bombay (Mumbai) through cinema

Chantal Saint-Blancat & Adriano Cancellieri. (University of Padua)
From invisibility to visibility: the appropriation of public space through a religious ritual. The Filipino procession of Santakruzan in Padua.

Distributed papers                       

Ekaterina Braginskaia (University of Edinburgh)           
The Moscow Controversy: a Tale of Two Mosques


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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