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

24. Housing and Belonging in Latin American Cities

Organizer: CEDLA, Christien Klaufus

24.1 Housing and everyday struggles.

Chair: Arij Ouweneel. Discussant: Christien Klaufus.                       

Corinna Hölzl & Jan Dohnke (Berlin University)           
Boom of high-rise apartment buildings in buenos aires. new spaces of residentiality or motor of disintegration?

Leandro Medrano (Universidade Estadual de Campinas – UNICAMP)
Public policies and architecture in the central area of megacities. The case of São Paulo, Brazil.

Cristina Inglan-Valadez (London School of Economics)

Catherine Paquette Vassali (Institut de recherche pour le développement)           
Turning giant social housing settlements into city: dwellers daily struggle in the new periurban conjuntos urbanos of Mexico City

24.2: Narratives of Urban Living.

Chair: Christien Klaufus. Discussant: Arij Ouweneel.                       

Diego Arango López (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, EHESS)
Creating Capital Cities. A Comparative History of Modern Urbanism in Buenos Aires and Bogotá.

Ann Varley (University College London)           
Home and identity: housing narratives from urban Mexico

Michaela Hordijk (University of Amsterdam )           
“Debe ser esfuerzo propio”: changing patterns of belonging in Lima’s peripheral settlements

Erika Denisse Grajeda (University of Texas at Austin)           
Housing Inheritance and Succession among Pioneer Squatters and Self Builders: A Mexican Case Study

RT24.1 Housing and Belonging in Latin American Cities.

Chair: Christien Klaufus or Arij Ouweneel.                       

Nancy Andrea Ramírez-Agudelo (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
Housing and Belonging in Latin American Cities: The case of Tunja in Colombia

Omar Pereyra (Brown University)
Living in Common: Negotiating the Park in a Latin American Middle-Class Neighborhood

Sandra Costa, Gustavo Montoia, Jobair Rangel, Viviane Lima (University of Vale do Paraíba – Study of Cities Laboratory)
Urban Growth and Social Network of Small Cities of the estuarine region of Amazon River: The Case of the City of Ponta de Pedras, Pará State, Brazil

Maria Encarnación Moya (CEM/CEBRAP, Brazil)           
Being poor, getting out of poverty: strategies to survive and improve life amongst slum dwellers in São Paulo, Brazil

RT24.2 Housing and Belonging in Latin American Cities.

Chair: Christien Klaufus or Arij Ouweneel.           

Felipe Livert-Aquino (a), Xabier Gainza (b) (a: Alberto Hurtado University, b: University of the Basque Country)
Socio-spatial inequality in a pro-growth city, Santiago de Chile (1990-2009)

Claudio Cesar de Paiva & Carolina Maria Pozzi de Castro (UNESP, Brasil )           
The urban operation “nova luz”: socio-territorial changes in downtown sao paulo in the 21st century

Fernando Ostuni (a), Jean-Louis Van Gelder (b) (a: Universidad de Buenos Aires, Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement)
Housing policy in the City of Buenos Aires. Reflections about the Federal Housing Program

Distributed papers

Ingrid Carolina Vargas D. (a), Eduardo Jimenez M. (b), Alejandro Grindlay M. (a), Carlos Alberto Torres T. (c) (a: University of Granada, b: University of Malaga, c: National University of Colombia)
Informal Settlements in a medium Latin American city: a proposal in the sixth district of Ibagué. (Colombia)


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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