Resourceful cities
Berlin (Germany), 29-31 August 2013
Humboldt-University Berlin, Institute for Social Science, Dept. for Urban and Regional Sociology

01. How much do urban neighbourhoods matter in a networked globalised world?

Organizer: Alberta Andreotti (University of Milano-Bicocca)

Session 01.1 Neighbourhoods as a resource and constrain for poverty networks

Eduardo Marques (University of São Paulo)
Neighborhoods and localism in Brazilian urban social networks

Lotta Junnilainen (University of Helsinki)
The role of physical and virtual space framing the dynamics of local communities - How is order maintained in a deprived neighborhood?

Sabina Toruńczyk-Ruiz (Warsaw University)
Neighbourhood ties and migrant networks: the case of circular Ukrainian migrants in Warsaw, Poland

Roberta Marzorati (University of Milano-Bicocca)
Whose neighbourhood is this? Neighbours relations and the role of spatial proximity in the socially and ethnically diverse centre of a small city

Encarnación Moya Recio (State University of Campinas)
Neighborhood Connections: How are ties amongst inhabitants of a favela in São Paulo, Brazil

Felipe Link (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile)
Social networks and urban structure in Santiago de Chile. From local integration to metropolitan isolation

Session 01.2, Cluster, neighbourhood, social mix,  and networks

Juliana Martins (University College London)
Space, social networks and the neighbourhood in digital production: the role of events in Tech City, London

Heike Hanhörster (Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development, Dortmund)
The neighbourhood as space of enhanced resource transfer?

Debbie Humphry (University of Sussex)
Social Mixing, Social Capital and Social Mobility in a Mixed-class Inner London Neighbourhood: a qualitative study using photographic methods.

Sarah Eldefrawi (Housing and Building National Research Center, Egypt)
Impact of Informal physical structure of Cairo suburbs on the social network of its citizens

Christine Barwick (Humboldt University Berlin/Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development, Dortmund)
„You do not look for a house, but for a neighbor” – Influence of social ties on neighborhood selection and neighborhood use of middle class Turkish migrants

Session 01.3 Neighbours, Local communities, development

Lynda Cheshire (The University of Queensland)
Neighbourly problems in neighbourhood context: Understanding how neighbourhoods influence the prevalence of neighbourly problems and complaints

Beate Ginzel (Leipzig University)
Multi-dimensional networks of local communities and the effects for the development of urban neighbourhoods in the Global South

Alessandra Landi , Marco Castrignanò (University of Bologna)
The Renewed Meaning of Neighbourhoods in a Sustainable City Perspective

Filipa Ramalhete (a), Maria Assunção Gato (b), Nuno Pires Soares (c) (a: New University of Lisbon (UNL), b: Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE), c: New University of Lisbon (UNL))
Places made by Networks, Networks boosting Places –Two examples of resourceful neighbourhoods in Lisbon

RT 01.1 How much do urban neighbourhoods matter in a networked globalised world?

Nihad El-Kayed, (Humboldt University Berlin)
How can social mix matter for urban residents? – An investigation of mechanisms of social mix in urban neighborhoods

Agnes Katharina Müller (TU Berlin)
The role of space, place & location in de-spatialized labor in Berlin

Paula Quentin (TU Berlin)
Everyday Transport – An Opportunity for Social Interaction. A case study on travel behaviour of young professionals in Istanbul

Esra Can (Middle East Technical University, Ankara)
Shifting boundaries and dynamics of neighbourhood: Women in public parks in Ankara, Turkey


Lavinia Bifulco (University of Milano-Bicocca)
Class in the city: Milan

Dario Azzellini (Johannes Kepler University Linz)
Local organizations in Venezuela

Bruno Gomes (Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE))
What urban change changes? Urban transformation in a typical neighborhood in Lisbon’s historical center

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