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

22. Reconstructing Gender in Urban Space  

Organizer: Sandra Huning                       

22.1 Gender Reconstructions in Urban Space.

Chair: Sandra Huning. Discussant: Nina Schuster.                       

Oana Marcu (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan)           
Roma Youth and Transnational Gendered Spaces

Inken Carstensen-Egwuom (University of Bremen)           
Contested masculinities – Immigrant entrepreneurs from Nigeria and Ghana in Northern German Cities

Renata Camargo Sá, (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil)           
The Drama of Contamination

Nazan Maksudyan (Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin)
Social Change and Urban Transformation in Early Republican Turkey:  an “Epidemic” of Women Suicides

RT22.1 Gendered Struggles to Belong.

 Chair: Sandra Huning.           
Daphne Spain (University of Virginia)
Reconstructing Gender Relations through Domestic Violence Shelters: From London, England, to Boston, USA

Marguerite van den Berg (University of Amsterdam)           
City children and genderfied neighbourhoods: The new generation as urban regeneration strategy

Asiyanbola, Abidemi R. (Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria)
Gender and urban housing settings in Africa-Nigeria

Azalet Tulaz (University of Kent)           
Gendering Space, Security and Surveillance in Istanbul

Distributed papers                       

Patricia Taber (University of California Santa Barbara)
Refiguring place, space, and identity: Class, Gender, and the Public Sphere in South India


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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