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

17. Resistance and Protest in the Tourist City

Organizer: Johannes Novy (a), Susan Fainstein (b) (a: Technical University Berlin, b: Harvard University)

Session 17.1 Resistance and Protest in the Tourist City

Eleonora Pasotti (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Defending neighborhoods in Tel Aviv and Jaffa 

Claire Colomb (University College London)
Tourists, out! Neighbourhood conflicts and the ‘politicization from below’ of urban tourism in Berlin and Barcelona

Magda Bolzoni (University of Turin)
What tourists ignore: ambivalences, conflicts and compromises in a changing neighbourhood.

Bianca Freire-Medeiros (a), Malte Steinbrink (b) (a: Contemporary Brazilian History Research and Documentation Center, b: University of Osnabrück)
FIFAvela: Mega-event, Favela tourism and Resistance in Rio de Janeiro

Jacob Lederman (City University of New York)
Turning to Culture in Times of Crisis: The Production of Value and the Poetics of Conflict in a Post-Neoliberal Tourist Landscape

RT 17.1 Resistance and Protest in the Tourist City

Lucia Capanema Alvares (a), Altamiro Sergio Mol Bessa (b), Thiago Pinto Barbosa (c) (a: Fluminense Federal University, b,c: Federal University of Minas Gerais)
Attracting international tourism trough megaevents and the birth of a conflictual culture in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Cory Jansson (York University, Toronto)
The Lives of Others: The State, Gentrification and Tourism in Berlin

Heide Imai (Hosei University, Tokyo)
Balancing Urban Revitalization, Tourism and Development in times of Crisis - Kawagoe’s historical district as resilient community

Thomas Bürk, N.N. (Humboldt University Berlin, Kritische Geographie Berlin)
Contested spaces of touristification in Berlin/Germany

Bálint Kádár (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
A morphological approach in defining the causes of tourist-local conflicts in tourist-historic cities

Michele Vianello (IUAV University, Venice)
The “No Grandi Navi” Campaign in Venice: actions for alternative scenarios

Esther Hio-Tong Castillo (Temple University)
Everyday life as spaces of resistance: the social production of space through the practice of walking


Jana Sarinic, Ognjen Caldarovic (University of Zagreb)
Too Many Tourists? And, what to do with them? The Case of Dubrovnik (Croatia)

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