Track 3

Track 3- Social processes in the globalised moving city
M. Victoria Gómez (UC3M) and Juan Jose Villalon (UNED)

Economic globalisation, crisis, migratory flows as much as the political responses to these processes intersect at the urban space. Some scholars have defended visions that emphasise the idea of de-territorialisation and undervalue the importance of local dynamics fostered by globalisation. Nevertheless the importance of local urban areas as the locus of the most relevant social processes seems to be increasing nowadays. The track aims at exploring the dialectic between the global and the local by examining the set of issues, practices and processes that take place in contemporary cities, from segregation, marginalisation and exclusion in their various forms, to potential new dynamics of solidarity and strengthening of feelings of belonging.

Track 3.1 The global-local intersection in the city (Session 1) (room 79)

Chair: Daria Lucka (IS JU)
Claire Gellereau: Self-segregation of upper class migrants and the development of solidarities in Seoul.                                                                                                                                        Marcela Riva de Monti: Buenos Aires, competitive city. Recent transformation 1990-2015                Beeke Bartelt: Traversing translocal Neighborhoods – Spaces “inbetween” as nuclei for sustainable urban development strategies?

Track 3.3 Different expressions of urban inequality (Session 3) (room 79)

Chair: Riccardo Valente (Universidad de Barcelona – UB)
Marcelina Florczak: Metropolarities – ‘tourists’ and ‘vagabonds’ in post-metropolitan Los Angeles
Riccardo Valente: Analyse the incidence of socio-economic and socio-geographic factors on perceived insecurity.                                                                                                              Krzysztof Gubański: Shaping urban space in peripheral capitalism: real estate investment in Warsaw – how to get developers’ perspective?

Track 3.4 The impact of urban policy (Session 4) (room 79)

Chair: Josune Aguinaga (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, UNED)
Ekhi Atutxa, Patricia Campelo, Amaia Izaola, Víctor Urrutia & Imanol Zubero: The impact of the economic crisis in two industrial transition cities: a comparative, transdisciplinary analysis of Vigo and Bilbao.
Miranda J. Martínez: Community based financial inclusion and the contradictions of urban neoliberalism
Benjamin Petruželka: “Repression or health and social assistance?” Global and local in two cities and their drug policies: The cases of Frankfurt and Prague

Track 3.5 Mobilization in the urban scene (Session 5) (room 79)

Chair: Beata Kowalska (IS JU)
Adriano Cirulli & Enrico Gargiulo: Occupied spaces in Naples: Informality, urban transformations, and discourses on the “commons”
Måns Lundstedt & David Sundqvist: Right to the city and the urban movements in Poland: the rise of a new social dynamic?
Simone van de Wetering: Stigmatization and the social construction of a normal identity in the Parisian banlieues

Track 3.6 Community and identification in the urban arena (Session 6) (room 79)

Chair: Juan José Villalón (UNED)
Karol Kaczorowski: Urban aspect of maintaining cultural identity young Kurdish migrants’ perceptions of Istanbul
Agnieszka MichalskaZyla, Kamil Brzezinski: The transformation of types of psychosocial ties with the city example of Lódz
Juan José Villalón Ogáyar: The disaffection with the neighborhood in which one lives

Track 3.7 Processes of regeneration and renewal (Session 1) (room 81)

Chair: Patricia Campelo (Universidad del Pais Vasco UPV/EHU)
Xiaohong Tan: Maturing governance of urban regeneration: puzzling, experimenting and learning. Case study of Guangzhou and Shenzhen in South China                                                                   Thomas Dörfler: The governmentalization of gentrification: Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg and the depriving aspects of »diversity management« in the globalizing city.                                                  Serin Geambazu: Dimensions of urban waterfront regeneration: Case study of Halic / The Golden Horn – an assessment of obstacles and opportunities for inclusiveness

Track 3.8 Space, design and shape in the urban context (Session 2) (room 81)

Chair: M. Victoria Gómez (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M))
M. Victoria Gómez: Social gatherings and material space
Daria Lucka: How to build a community. New Urbanism and the case of Poland

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