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

14. Community resilience in the urban context

Organizer: Lynda Cheshire (The University of Queensland)

Session 14.1 Understanding disaster and disruption through the lens of community resilience

Rebecca Wickes (The University of Queensland)
The Availability of Local Networks and their Influence on Community Resilience after a Disaster

Peter Walters (The University of Queensland)
Disaster, Resilience and the City:  A social comparison between Dhaka, Bangladesh and Brisbane, Australia

Diego Thompson (Iowa State University)
The influence of community governance on local adaptations to natural and anthropogenic changes and increasing environmental risks; four case studies from Southwestern Uruguay

Angeliki Paidakaki (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Housing as resourceful resilience: Lessons for Europe from Sri Lanka

Heide Imai
Social Entrepreneurship, Community Resilience and the relevance of the ‘local community’ in urban Tokyo

Tobias Schmidt (Leibniz-Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, Erkner)
Social Resilience and Path Dependency: The Weakness of Strong Identities in the Context of Socio­Spatial Innovation

RT 14.1 Responding to adversity: strategies of coping, adaption and change

Eric Carlin (University of London)
Resilience and Urban Youth: Conclusions from a Case Study in West Pilton, Edinburgh

Alan Morris (Centre for Local Government at the University of Technology, Sydney)
Coping with change and adversity: The responses of older residents to the increasing residualisation of public housing in Sydney, Australia

Zvi Weinstein (Ministry of Construction & Housing Department of Project Renewal)
Social Resilience- The case of Diversity and Inclusion in the Israeli Project Renewal

Nanke Verloo (University of Amsterdam)
Community performances in a multicultural crisis in Amsterdam: tacit moves from Resistance to Resilience

Veeramon Suwannasang (University College London)
Quality of life & City resilience: The effects of physical boundary of gated communities on sense of community and fear of crime in the United Kingdom


Jasper Cooper (Sciences Po Paris)
Resilience Networks Amongst Migrant Communities in a High-Risk Parisian Neighbourhood: Overcoming the mismatch with urban social policy

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