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Amsterdam Centre for Urban History

Exploring the history of urban societies from a long-term and broad geographic perspective
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ACUH member Claartje Rasterhoff is building a time machine
11 March 2019
The European Commission has chosen Claartje Rasterhoff's and Julia Noordegraaf's Time Machine project as one of six proposals to develop a large-scale research initiative. The project will receive 1 million euros in ...
Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and Centre for Urban Studies (CUS)
4 March 2019
In this call grants will be awarded of between €2.500 and €5.000 per grant, up to a total call budget of €20.000. With a well-developed argument grants higher than €5.000 can be also considered.
Recap ACHI and CUS Network Day
4 March 2019
On 24 January 2019 the Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and the Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) hosted a network day for urban scholars at the Lloyd Hotel. Find a recap of this convivial day ...
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Research
ACUH hosts a wide range of research projects funded by NWO, ERC, and other funding organisations.
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Urban Scene Investigation Workshop
28 - 29Mar 2019 09:00 - 17:00
On the proliferation of amenities and middle-class cultural consumption, and their interrelationship with identities, life styles and the urban commons.
ACUH seminar with Stefan Couperus
28 Mar 2019 15:00 - 16:30
Stefan Couperus will investigate the post-war reconstruction of Western European cities as political acts of social cleansing.
Lecture by Franz-Josef Arlinghaus
25 Apr 2019 15:00 - 17:00
On April 25th Franz-Josef Arlinghaus (Universität Bielefeld) will share his ideas on the dynamics of social change in premodern cities. The event is co-hosted by the ACUH and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance ...
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