Public event

Diversity in neighbourhoods

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Open research seminar.

Considering cultural diversity is an important topic when studying neighbourhoods. This open seminar Diversity in neighbourhoods brings together interdisciplinary studies in the field of neighbourhood research and highlights the issues of diversity.

The seminar is organized by Tampere Centre for Childhood, Youth and Family Research PERLA in collaboration with the research projects: MAMANET, OMAgroup and The world within a suburb: Encountering Islam in a multicultural suburb in Varissuo, Turku.

9:15-9:20 Welcome
9:20-10:10 Clifford Stevenson (Nottingham Trent University):
Residential Contact Re-Examined: The Social Identity Model of Residential Desegregation (SIMRD) as applied to Northern Ireland
10:10-10:30 Eerika Finell (Tampere University):
MAMANET – Mothers’ intra- and interethnic contacts in multicultural neighbourhoods
10:30-10:40 Coffee break
10:40-11:00 Eeva Puumala (Tampere University):
Promoting dialogue through art in a diverse neighbourhood: method, practice and reflection
11:00-11:20 Antti Wallin (Tampere University):
The ageing high-rise suburb and its pensioner Women
11:20-11:40 Laura Huttunen (Tampere University):
Super-diversity and suburban lives: Local and transnational relations
11:40-11:50 Discussion
We warmly welcome all interested to participate!

We kindly ask you to register for the coffee service by 26.9.
For more information, please contact
Iina Karasti, iina.karasti [at]