Our Handbook for Governing Hyper-diverse Cities is now available to download. Based on DIVERCITIES research in 14 countries, our team of 60+ international researchers interviewed over 140 interesting local initiatives for this handbook. Our aim is
Read the full report from the DIVERCITIES: Governing Urban Diversity Conference held in Rotterdam from 8-10 February 2017 here.
We’re pleased to announce that we have a selection of video clips from the DIVERCITIES: Governing Urban Diversity Conference available to view on our website. The clips include the opening address from Korrie Louwes, Keynotes
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
Over the coming weeks we’ll be providing reports, images, news and more from the recent DIVERCITIES: Governing Urban Diversity Conference that was held in Rotterdam recently. The post is visual and brings together the conference
The schedule for Ayda Eraydin’s workshop The role of hyper-diversified places as the seedbeds of new enterprises at the DIVERCITIES: Governing Urban Diversity conference is now available: 15.30: 15:50 Introduction of the topic and presentation
Research shows that, when asked about urban policies, people tend to prioritise issues of social inequality, unemployment, the consequences of gentrification and the quality of urban environment rather than diversity per se. How can policy-makers
In many Western countries, there is a common belief that solidarity – the social phenomenon of group loyalty and the sharing of resources – requires cultural homogeneity. International migration and increasing ethnic and cultural identity
We’re very excited that Gustave Nouel, an artist and designer renowned for his caricatures, will be joining us at the DIVERCITIES Mini-Festival. Gustave will be on hand to draw caricatures, so be sure to keep
Regeneration projects and concomitant gentrification processes have controversial impacts on entrepreneurship and neighbourhood diversity. The general idea is that gentrification usually weakens the position of small enterprises, which along with the falling number of older,
As European countries are being confronted with increasing diversity in terms of ethnicity, language, religion and identity, questions on the desirability and governability of a multicultural society are a topic of intense scientific and public
The DIVERCITIES researchers found (in Work Packages 4 and 5) that it is often at the city, and/or at the district or neighbourhood scale, where some of the most progressive and innovative policies, approaches and
Coordinated by Nicos Souliotis & Thomas Maloutas, the Restoring the relations between inhabitants and urban policies workshop session considers the awareness of municipal policy to inhabitants. Theme and questions An surprisingly common finding from research undertaken
Titled Professions, skills and volunteering. Balancing roles for effective initiatives?, workshop B5 coordinated by Eduardo Barberis will provide insight into how initiatives can benefit from diversity. The workshop will begin with two short presentations by