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Results: 1 - 20 of 105
  • 14 Nov 2019
    Still from Beats
    Everybody in the place

    18:30 - 22:00 | Event

    ACUH members Claartje Rasterhoff and Tim Verlaan will host a screening of 'Beats', a feature film about two teenage boys in Scotland who risk everything to attend an illegal rave, hoping for the best night of their ...

  • Start 14 Nov 2019
    End 15 Nov 2019
    Fotograaf: Onbekend
    Danielle van den Heuvel at workshop on working women

    10:30 - 16:30 | Event

    This workshop aims to bring together scholars working on gender and work to compare different regions of Europe and various labour types, spanning both the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period. In doing so, the ...

  • 8 Nov 2019
    The history of Amsterdam's 'Plan Pampus' (1965)

    19:30 - 21:00 | Event

    ACUH member Tim Verlaan and Peter van Dam will host a discussion with architect Frans Hooykaas, who is one of the spiritual fathers of the infamous Plan Pampus, a modernist expansion scheme for 350,000 residents that ...

  • 31 Oct 2019
    FGw / CREATE
    CREATE salon

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    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 ...

  • 25 Oct 2019
    Anne Posthuma
    Bob van Pierik at the annual congress of the Flemish-Dutch Society for Early Modern History

    12:00 - 12:30 | Event

    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 ...

  • 22 Oct 2019
    Tymen Peverelli
    PhD defense Tymen Peverelli

    12:00 - 13:30 | Event

    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 ...

  • 18 Oct 2019
    100 years of 'La Bauhaus'

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    On the 18th of October, the Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation (CEDLA) will organise a seminar with professor Bert Hoffmann of the GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies, who will give a paper on ...

  • 17 Oct 2019
    ACUH seminar with Lotte Houwink ten Cate

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Based on extensive research in women’s archives in Amsterdam, Berlin and London, this work in progress tells the history of the first shelters for women and children fleeing domestic violence in western Europe.

  • 17 Oct 2019
    Manchester Mike Kniec
    The European City in the early 21st Century

    09:30 - 17:30 | Conference

    During this seminar, the European City in the early 21st Century is interrogated, using the ‘comparative gesture’ at various scales. During this day, European urban academics from the disciplines of geography, ...

  • 16 Oct 2019
    London City
    Reconceptualising urban politics: territories, interests and institutions

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    In the wake of both post-colonial critiques of urban studies and the emerging propositions of “planetary urbanization” there is a need to revisit theories of urban politics. During this evening, Jennifer Robinson ...

  • 15 Oct 2019
    Master’s programme Urban and Regional Planning
    Urban Infrastructures

    00:00 | Workshop

    This interdisciplinary playshop, funded by a joint ACHI-CUS seed grant, aims to bring together UvA scholars from different faculties and disciplines, working on different regions, and offers an opportunity to share ...

  • Start 11 Oct 2019
    End 12 Oct 2019
    ACUH members at Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

    16:45 - 23:00 | Event

    ACUH members Petra Brouwer and Tim Verlaan will both introduce documentaries during the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR), which takes place from 9 to 13 October at Rotterdam's Lantaren/De Venster cinema.

  • 3 Oct 2019
    Creative Commons
    Organized Crime and Urbanization

    09:30 - 17:00 | Workshop

    In this workshop, we will discuss how organized crime is affecting urbanization by investigating the influential role of organized crime in urban planning and organization.

  • 2 Oct 2019
    Organized Crime and Urbanization

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    During this public event at Pakhuis de Zwijger, professor Diane Davis will historicize the illicit side of urbanization in Latin America and demonstrate how modernist planning efforts have been complicit in the ...

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Alternative Urban Futures

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    More than ever, alternative urban futures are needed for an urban world that is socially just, environmentally sustainable, and capable of caring for the diversity of urban life. How can policy makers, activists, ...

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Alternative Urban Futures

    13:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    Doing the urban differently. Double book-launch and discussion with academics, activists, planners, and politicians.

  • Start 20 Sep 2019
    End 30 Sep 2019
    Workshop: coinage as a historical source


    ACUH member Marleen Termeer organizes a ten-day workshop on coins as a historical source, hosted by the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome from 20 to 30 September 2019. Deadline for applications is 1 July.

  • 19 Sep 2019
    ACUH seminar with Alexandra Bamji

    15:30 | Event

    Why did death and the dead matter so much to urban communities? Focusing on the city of Venice, this paper evaluates the entanglement of death with religious and social change.

  • 18 Sep 2019
    PhD defense Martje aan de Kerk

    14:00 - 15:30 | Event

    On the 18th of September, ACUH member Martje aan de Kerk will defend her PhD thesis entitled ‘Madness and the city: Interactions between the mad, their families and urban society in the Dutch Republic, 1600-1795’.

  • 22 Jun 2019
    We make the city
    Governing Brooklyn

    10:00 - 12:30 | Event

    He is the first Mexican-American elected to the City Council in New York City and the first openly gay office holder in Brooklyn. Carlos Menchaca shares his personal experiences in serving and representing this very ...