Conference visitors engaging with The Seed via paint.
Translating as Neighbourhood Workshop, Wijkatelier op Zuid is a place for residents and designers from Afrikaanderwijk to come together to share their knowledge of various textiles skills. The Wijkatelier op Zuid team put on a
H.E.L.D.E.R.H.E.I.D. / B.R.I.G.H.T.N.E.S.S. are in the house. They were charged with kicking off precedings for the Diversity Mini-Festival, which they did with energy and zip using music. Those taking part were Joany Muskiet, Ayhan, Kevin,
NIFFO is a gallery space in Rotterdam South. They presented a vibrant exhibition of about twenty paintings on the theme of diversity with all work by local artists. They were: Mosab Anzo (Syria) Carla Hofkeshuma
Gustave Nouel was on hand to draw anyone who wanted their portrait done. Here is Özge from the Middle East Technical University in Istanbul with hers.
Our final newsletter is out now. In it our Scientific Steering Committee talks DIVERCITIES, Gideon Bolt provides a summary of the project, we round up both the recent Governing Urban Diversity Conference in Rotterdam and
Watch Janet Smith’s Keynote address: “The return of neighbourhood as an urban strategy to sustain diversity”. Janet Smith is Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Policy Program, University of Illinois at Chicago.
Watch Paul Scheffer’s Keynote Address: Challenges of integration and diversity. Paul Scheffer is Professor at the School of Humanities at Tilburg University.
One of our favourite outfits as part of the fashion show put on by Wijkatelier op Zuid. Bravo!
The primary mission of our project, in a nutshell, was to provide evidence of the positive outcomes on social cohesion, social mobility and economic performance that may emerge from greater urban diversity and to document
The DIVERCITIES: Governing Urban Diversity Conference featured eighteen workshops led by our researchers and other professional. We’ve put together some images from the workshops here.
As the DIVERCITIES Research project draws to a conclusion this week, three lead researchers give their perspective on the experience and what the future holds: Gideon Bolt, Utrecht University It has been a pleasure to
The Rotterdam Architecture City tour, as part of activities during the DIVERCITIES: Governing Urban Diversity Conference, took place on a grey and wet Wednesday afternoon 8 February 2017 running for just over two hours. Twenty-nine
Watch the opening address by Korrie Louwes, the former Vice-Mayor of Rotterdam for Labour Market, Higher Education, Innovation and Participation.
Antwerp, the focus of this book, is a highly diverse city with a current population of more than half a million inhabitants. As the largest city of the Flemish region in the north of Belgium,
The City of Athens, the focus of this book, is a highly diverse city with a current population of approximately 664,000 inhabitants (the metropolitan area of Athens, however, is home to 3.8 million inhabitants). Athens