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

19. Scales of Citizenship 

Organizers: Thea Dukes, Inge van der Welle           

19.1 Identification and Scale.

Chair: Inge van der Welle. Discussant: D. Ehrhardt.

Menno Hurenkamp & Evelien Tonkens (AiSSR/Sociology / University of Amsterdam)           
The nation is occupied, the city can be claimed

Robert Nadler (University of Leipzig)           
"Identity between places and peers? Insights from a study about multilocal creative knowledge workers in the European Union"

Paul Watt (Birkbeck, University of London)
Under siege in the London suburbs: Britishness and the ‘loss’ of national and local community

Julie-Anne Boudreau (INRS Canada)           
Illicit milieus and youth citizenship: Negotiating a space of action

19.2. Scales of Citizenship.

Chair: Thea Dukes. Discussant: M. Hurenkamp                       

Nicolas Van Puymbroeck (University of Antwerp )           
Immigration Enforcement, Citizenship and the Urban Scale: Beyond Nativism in a Neoliberal Era

David Ehrhardt (University of Oxford)           
State Power and Urban Belonging

Catherine Fennell (Colombia University)           
Civic Intimacies and Citizenship Ethics in a "Post Welfare" American City

Ares Kalandides (a) and Dina Vaiou (b) (Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies, Humboldt-University of Berlin, b: University of Athens)
Neighbouring, practices of belonging and the rescaling of citizenship

RT19.1 Scales of Citizenship                       

Dikmen Bezmez  (Koç University Suna Kıraç, Istanbul)           
Institutionalized Responses to Demands for Urban Citizenship? The Emergence of Disability-Oriented Institutional Frameworks under the Roof of Istanbul’s Local Government

Sin Yee Koh (London School of Economics)
The Sceptical Citizen, The Mobile Citizen, and The Converted National: Chinese-Malaysians in Singapore Negotiating “Skilled Diasporic Citizenship”

Görkem Dagdelen & Ilhan Zeynep Karakilic (Middle East Technical University, Turkey)           
Disaggregating Citizenship: Transnational partition of the “economic” from the “socio-cultural” in the case of a Turkish community in London

Fabiola Pardo Noteboom (University of Colombia )
New Immigrant Groups, Integration and Forms of Citizenship in the Global City: The Case of Latin American Immigrants in Europe


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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