These pages present my research on how newcomers and others engage with each other in urban spaces around the globe, struggle with and value difference or compare convivialities - ways of living together. Knowledges from around the globe enter into conversation to understand hierarchies and challenge inequalities, contest what is taken for granted, forge consensuses, and celebrate life in its plurality.
Building urban alliances along shared experiences but different social, political, and ethical reference frameworks accross world regions.
Assembling social hierarchies in Rio de Janeiro when newcomers from Africa and Europe arrive in the 21st century.
Living with difference in Casamance (Senegal) and Catalonia (Spain). Changing the debate on "integration".