Globalizing Cities Nijmegen

Global(izing) cities: Governance, belonging and violence
June 4-5, 2018
International Conference
Organized by Tine Davids and Martijn Koster
Anthropology and Development Studies
Radboud University, Nijmegen
The Netherlands


Monday 4th of June
Location: Grotius building Gr -1.175

10.30-10.45 Opening room/coffee
10.45-10.55 Welcome and opening by the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof Michiel Kompier
10.55-11.00 Words of welcome by the Head of the Department of Anthropology and Development
Studies, Prof Marja Spierenburg
11.00-11.10 Introduction of the workshop by the organizers
11.10-12.10 Key note: Prof Marianne Marchand (UDLAP, Mexico): Cities in worlding: Mexican cities’
responses to globalization, followed by Q & A.
12.10-12.30 Photo exhibition Dr Sanne Derks: In search for belonging: Being deported to Mexico-City
Location: Thomas van Aquinostraat: 6.01.01
14.00-14.30: presentation 1: Prof Luis Miguel Morales (BUAP, Mexico): (Il)legal, (in)secure and (dis)orderly
Mexico-US migrations, the critical role of sanctuary cities.
14.30-15.00: presentation 2: Dr Olivier Kramsch (Radboud University): Lost Europe(s)
15.00-15.30 Discussant and plenary discussion (Dr Joris Schapendonk, Radboud University)
Coffee/tea break
16.00-16.30: presentation 3: Prof. Adriana Sletza Ortega Ramírez (BUAP, Mexico): Mexican federalism and
migrant rights transnational advocacy.
16.30-17.00: presentation 4: Dr. Joris Schapendonk (Radboud University): Afrostars in Eurospace:
Mobility-locality relations beyond the urban.
17.00-17.30: Discussant and plenary discussion (Dr Lothar Smith, Radboud University)
18.30: Dinner

Tuesday 5th of June
Location: Thomas van Aquinostraat: 6.01.01

10.00-10.30: Room open/ coffee
10.30-11.00: presentation 1: Prof Isidro Morales (Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico) Neo-extractivism
and the competitiveness of the City Region, Monterrey and Mexico’s northeast:
Opportunities and risks.
11.00-11.30: presentation 2: Dr Francesca Pilo (University of Amsterdam) Everyday governance of
electricity infrastructure: the spatial politics of maintenance, repair and disconnection in Rio
de Janeiro
11.30-12.00: Discussant and plenary discussion (Prof Kees Koonings, University of Amsterdam)
13.30-14.00: presentation 3: Prof R. Guy Emerson (UDLAP, Mexico) Civic responsibility in preventing crime
and violence, the case of Puebla.
14.00-14.30: presentation 4: Dr Naomi van Stapele (Radboud University): ‘We men live in a warzone’:
Police killings, gendered borders and bounding orders in Nairobi.
14.30-15.00: Discussants and plenary discussion (MA Carolina Frossard (PhD candidate, University of
Amsterdam) and MSc. Wiebe Ruijtenberg (PhD candidate, Radboud University).
Coffee/tea break
15.15-15.45: presentation 5:MSc. Lieke van der Veer (PhD candidate) and Dr Martijn Koster (Radboud
University): Activists in the globalizing city: Volunteers and newcomers in Rotterdam.
15.45-16.15: Discussant and plenary discussion (Dr Anouk de Koning, Radboud University)
18.00: Dinner

This conference is financed by
– Martijn Koster’s ERC Starting Grant – project “Participatory urban governance between democracy
and clientelism: brokers and (in)formal politics”
– Radboud University Internationalisation Office
– In cooperation with the project Globalópolis/ Conacyt, México.

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