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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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10 February 2020
This episode is all about Amsterdam smells. Sarita Jarmack sat down with art historian Caro Verbeek to discuss smell in art history and urban history.
29 January 2020
The Cities & Mobilities seminar series in 2017-2018 generated a whole community of academics and practitioners interested in keeping the conversation going. So, in 2019, Anna Nikolaeva decided to use the remaining ...
24 January 2020
On the 12th of February, the next Werkgroep Stedengeschiedenis will delve into the topic of national and urban identities. Enno Maessen will share his insights on the socio-cultural and physical transformations of ...
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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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20 Feb 2020 15:30 - 17:00
Marion Pluskota (Leiden University) will give a talk on the mapping of crime in the past and what it tells us about the gendered use of the urban space.
11 Mar 2020 18:30 - 21:30
Contemporary cities are fundamentally dependent on mobility. This dependence constitutes both a resilience and an environmental problem as transport systems are not only vulnerable to disruptions, but also highly ...
9 Apr 2020 15:30 - 17:00
Otto Saumarez-Smith (Warwick) will speak during this seminar organised by the Amsterdam Centre for Urban History (ACUH).
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