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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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23 May 2019
Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz's MA course 'Zorgen voor het zelf' and Tim Verlaan's MA course 'Van wie is de stad?' are in the running for the Faculty of the Humanity’s Education Award 2019. The jury created this shortlist ...
23 May 2019
Together with Christian Wicke from Utrecht University, ACUH member Tim Verlaan has been awarded a grant by the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome to organise a four-day workshop on the history of urban social ...
23 May 2019
We are now welcoming presentations for the one-day playshop Urban Infrastructures. This interdisciplinary playshop, funded by a joint ACHI-CUS seed grant, aims to bring together UvA scholars from different faculties ...
About ACUH
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ACUH hosts a wide range of research projects funded by NWO, ERC, and other funding organisations.
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3 - 15Jun 2019
In close collaboration with Butler University, the ACUH organizes a ten-day summer school on Amsterdam's reputation as a progressive and liberal city. Participants will focus on the city's colonial past, ...
3 Jun 2019 17:00 - 19:00
On June 3, Dominique Reill will give a lecture on the legacy of Fiorello La Guardia, mayor of New York City between 1934 and 1945. Reill specializes in modern European history with particular emphases on dynamics of ...
6 Jun 2019 15:00 - 16:30
What is a European city? What makes a city ‘European’? What gives a city its European ‘feel’? These questions are intimately tied with defining the borders – and influence – of Europe. Yet, Europe has never been a ...
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