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

30. Youth geographies and spatial identities

Organizer: Femi Adekunle                       

30.1, Leisure and ID.

Chair: Femi Adekunle. Discussant: Rineke van Daalen (University of Amsterdam)

Jorg Ploder (Reserach Institute for Regional and Urban Dvpt, Germany)           
Separate worlds? Variations in the spatial behaviour and every mobility of young people

Darren Sharpe (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge)           
Counting the cost of young people steps towards citizenship in the UK

Benjamin Zeitlyn (University of Sussex)           
‘Conceptualising Simultaneity in the British Bangladeshi Transnational Social Field’
Tracey Skelton (National University of Singapore)           
Asia-Pacific Young People and Urban Spatialities: Living with Diversity


Chair: Femi Adekunle.                       

Agathe Voisin (Sciences Po)
Ethnicity on the Move: Young People Experiences and Identities between National Models and Local Urban Settings

Livia Barbosa (a), John Wilkinson (b), Veranise Dubeux (a) (a: CAEPM/ESPM, São Paulo. b: Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
Youth, consumption and citizenship: the Brazilian case

Ana Belen Cano Hila (Universitat de Barcelona)           
Youth and neighbourhood effect on the periphery of Barcelona and Milan: A comparative case study between Trinitat Nova, Ciutat Meridiana, Comasina and Sant’Ambrogio

Michael Schernthaner (Universität Innsbruck)
Coming of Age on the Streets. An Exploration of the Livelihoods of Street Youth in Durban

Distributed papers

Yossra M. Taha, Aya Nassar, Dina Tawfic, Karim Khashaba, Salah ElDin El-Rashidi, Somaia Metwally  (Cairo University)
Identity in Egypt: Snapshots of Egyptian Youth

Jacqueline Kennedy & Paul Watt (Carleton University, Canada)           
East Side stories in Olympic host cities: the spatial experiences of marginalized youth in 2010 Vancouver and 2012 London

Omotosho Babatunde Joshuan (University of Ado Ekiti, Nigeria)           
Youths subculture and European soccer matches in Ado Ekiti, Southwest Nigeria


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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