Governing diversity, experiencing difference: the politics of belonging in ethnically diverse places

Social geography

17Oct2017 14:00 - 15:00

PhD defence ceremony

Myrte Hoekstra explored the divergence of urban discourses of belonging in Amsterdam and The Hague from the Dutch national discourse. In her research, she asks the question: how does the governance of diversity through urban and neighborhood policies influence residents’ lived experiences of difference and belonging?

M.S. Hoekstra: Governing Diversity, Experiencing Difference: The Politics of Belonging in Ethnically Diverse Places.


Prof. S. Musterd


Dr F. M. Pinkster


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