Tag Archives: belonging

Communities of exclusion: Some thoughts on the concept of community

by Ares Kalandides A bizarre piece of news caught my attention recently: A Kosovarian family was allegedly denied citizenship in Switzerland, not for failing to comply with the formal requirements, but for not adapting to the local norms. The transgressions … Continue reading

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Neighbouring, practices of belonging and the rescaling of citizenship. Examples from Berlin and Athens*

Paper presentation by Ares Kalandides and Dina Vaiou** Context A. Concentrations of migrants in certain urban neighbourhoods in European cities have been a constant issue in political and academic debates about ethnic/racial difference with a recurrence of questions such as … Continue reading

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