Wijkatelier op Zuid

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’s Exhibition

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

Ozge’s Portrait

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.

Newsletter 12

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

Janet Smith’s Keynote

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.

Paul Scheffer’s Keynote

Watch Paul Scheffer’s Keynote Address: Challenges of integration and diversity. Paul Scheffer is Professor at the School of Humanities at Tilburg University.

Lead Researchers on DIVERCITIES

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
Antwerp City Book


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,
Athens City Book


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