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

26. Urban neighborhoods as spaces of production and consumption

Organizers: Philip Kasinitz, Ewald Engelen, Robert Kloosterman

26.1 Urban neighborhoods as spaces of production and consumption.                       

Fang Xu (City University of New York)
*Nirvana of Two Bargain Streets*

Emma Folmer (University of Amsterdam)
‘Working in the neighbourhood. Shifting patterns of economic activities in residential neighbourhoods in five Dutch cities’.

Tali Hatuka , Roni Bar (Tel-Aviv University)
Living Spaces and Lifestyle in (an Alleged) Network Society

Alexandre Maltais (INRS Canada)
"From Provision to Distinction? Gentrification and Commercial Revitalization Policies in Montréal, Canada (19752010)."

RT26.1 Urban neighborhoods as spaces of production and consumption                       

Sabine Beißwenger (Research Institute for Regional and Urban Dvpt Germany)
"Consumption practices among Chinese migrant workers – Changing industrial neighborhoods in Chinas Pearl River Delta"

Marianna d’Ovidio & Bertram Niessen (Università degli Studi di Milano)           
Eat the city! Does the fashion industry devour Milan creativity?

María Moreno-Carranco, Alejandro Mercado and Joanna Felix (Autonomous Metropolitan University, Cuajimalpa, Mexico)
Producing, consuming and transforming the neighborhood: “La Condesa in Mexico City"

Emmanuella C Onyenechere (Evan Enwerem University, Nigeria)           
The Informal Sector and the Challenge of Sustainability in Nigerian Cities

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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