Rikke with the Local Council of Bispebjerg

Rikke Skovgaard Nielsen continues the dissemination process, this time presenting knowledge from Copenhagen’s DIVERCITIES research to the Local Council of Bispebjerg and other interested actors. It was a public event organised by the council held
Copenhagen City Book


This book is focused on Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Copenhagen is by far the largest city in Denmark; it is also the most diverse city. The city was historically the centre of the army,
Housing Day

Diversity and Deprivation

‘Diversity and Deprivation’ was the theme at this year’s edition of the annual ‘Housing Day’ organised by the Danish Building Research Institute in Copenhagen. More than 100 practitioners and researchers from all across Denmark attended


Boligen is a Danish magazine for social housing professionals working in Denmark. The current issue includes a ten page feature on DIVERCITIES including a long interview with Rikke Skovgaard Nielsen and a shorter one with

A Big Danish Publication

The Copenhagen team has been at work over the autumn on a major DIVERCITIES publication in Danish. The book is aimed at policymakers and governance officials in municipalities as well as enterprises and organisations interested

Housing Research Seminar 2016

At the beginning of December the Danish Building Research Institute and DIVERCITIES invited all Danish housing researchers to the Housing Research Seminar. The overall theme was diversity in urban areas, in the suburbs and in
Copenhagen Policy Platform

Copenhagen Policy Platform Meeting

On Wednesday 5 October, the final Copenhagen Policy Platform Meeting took place at Tribeca NV, a local restaurant with modern styling in an old industrial building that placed the spotlight on the area’s development. As

The Allure of Familiarity

An aspect highlighted by the Copenhagen team is that of diversity in relation to everyday products from afar. Enterprises that target ethnic minority groups, say a clothes shop selling hijabs or a a greengrocer selling
Rikke Skovgaard Nielsen

Rikke Interviewed in Berlingske

DIVERCITIES researcher Rikke Skovgaard Nielsen was recently interviewed in the Berlingske, a major national newspaper in Denmark, about our Copenhagen case study area Bispebjerg. The article focussed on the positive branding of diversity, along with

Policy Platform Meeting

Policy Platform Meeting held in Copenhagen, Denmark on 25 October 2013. It was attended by (from left to right): René Brandt, Birgitta Gomez Nielsen, Solveig Hvidtfeldt, Sven Buch, Claes Nilas, Jakob Hjuler Tamsmark, Christian Deichmann