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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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13 November 2019
The NWO-funded research project 'The invention of the refugee' has just launched its website, which features blog posts, news, project descriptions and future events.
11 November 2019
This episode is all about Amsterdam sounds and soundscapes. Is Amsterdam a loud city? Also, what does it mean to be a loud city? Is it all about the decibels, or are other factors also shaping whether or not an urban ...
30 October 2019
The Centre for Urban Studies and the Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development Studies (GPIO) are currently inviting applications for a postdoctoral researcher in Urban Studies and Urban ...
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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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19 Nov 2019 16:00 - 17:30
Institutions - the social and political "rules of the game" - are widely viewed as central to economic growth. But what kind of institution makes an economy work better for everyone, and what kind mainly serves the ...
21 Nov 2019 15:30 - 17:00
During our work in progress sessions, we invite two ACUH members to reflect on recent or forthcoming journal articles, book chapters, and/or research projects. On the 21st of November, together with Nathan van Kleij ...
22 Nov 2019 15:00 - 17:30
As part of the bachelor course 'Vrouwen en kunst', ACUH member Petra Brouwer organizes a screening and introduction of 'City dreamers'. The documentary tells the story of four internationally renowned female ...
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