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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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4 October 2019
This autumn, Centraal Museum presents 'Dreams cast in concrete', an exhibition about two utopian construction projects with turbulent histories: Utrecht's Kanaleneiland and Hoog Catharijne. ACUH student Jens van Kamp ...
4 October 2019
The Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH) has a vacant postdoctoral position as part of the ERC-project Healthscaping Urban Europe, led by prof. G. Geltner. ASH is one of the six research schools under the ...
23 September 2019
ACUH member Gabri van Tussenbroek discussed the history of Amsterdam's 'Palace of Popular Diligence' on radio broadcast programme 'OVT' last Sunday. The gargantuan exhibition hall, which was located on the present ...
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ACUH hosts a wide range of research projects funded by NWO, ERC, and other funding organisations.
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22 Oct 2019 12:00 - 13:30
On the 22nd of October, ACUH member Tymen Peverelli will defend his PhD thesis entitled 'The town as fatherland: The past of Bruges, Leeuwarden and Maastricht in the age of the nation-state, 1815-1914'. During the ...
25 Oct 2019 12:00 - 12:30
ACUH member Bob van Pierik will give a talk entitled 'Gender and mobility, women and men in the streets of early modern Amsterdam' as part of the society’s annual congress. This year, the theme is ‘Perspectives on ...
31 Oct 2019 15:00 - 17:00
This salon puts the spotlight on new approaches in social history that have been greatly facilitated by the digital turn. Two research projects focusing on the long-term history of everyday life explain how they use ...
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