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  • Start 18 Mar 2020
    End 21 Mar 2020
    [CANCELLED] Storytelling Festival Amsterdam Nieuw-West

    19:00 - 18:00 | Event

    Join the Storytelling Festival in Amsterdam Nieuw-West from the 18th - 21st of March where residents, entrepreneurs and professionals will share extraordinary stories at various locations in Nieuw-West. Success will ...

  • 18 Mar 2020
    [CANCELLED] Newcomers' Right to the City

    18:00 - 20:00 | Event

    Due to COVID19 we unfortunately had to cancel this conference. With increasing worldwide migrant mobilities it is not always clear who has the right to the city. What is the role of the newcomer in an urbanized world?

  • 11 Mar 2020
    Post-Mobile Futures in Amsterdam?

    18:30 - 21:30 | Event

    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 ...

  • 2 Mar 2020
    Urban Movie #25 | PUSH

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    Landlords without faces. Apartments without renters. Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities around the world. Incomes are not. The documentary PUSH sheds light on a new kind of faceless landlord, our increasingly ...

  • 20 Feb 2020
    ACUH seminar: Dangerous cities

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    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.

  • 30 Jan 2020
    Urban Studies Network Day

    12:30 - 19:30 | Event

    We are pleased to announce the fourth Centre for Urban Studies Network Day on the 30th of January 2020, as well as an upcoming special round of Joint Seed Grants. The network day is co-hosted with the CREATE research ...

  • 16 Jan 2020
    ACUH Seminar with Martin Kohlrausch

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Martin Kohlrausch will discuss the role of modernist architects in East Central Europe during the first half of the 20th century. He will argue that against the background of economic catching-up processes and the ...

  • 15 Jan 2020
    Copyright: Enrico Savini
    Re-making the Commons

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    During this evening, at Pakhuis de Zwijger, a panel of experts will engage in an open debate with the audience on the future of urban resources. This public event is part of the Masterstudio: The Common City?

  • Start 13 Jan 2020
    End 18 Jan 2020
    Amsterdam NDSM
    Masterstudio: The Common City?


    How can planning promote and regulate these urban commons? What are the new frontiers of the urban commons? What infrastructures and architectural forms do the commons require and produce? How will urban governance ...

  • 9 Jan 2020
    Screening 'De stad was van ons'

    19:00 - 21:30 | Event

    As part of a bachelor course on the history of Amsterdam's postwar housing market, ACUH organizes a screening of 'De stad was van ons' (1996, 115 min) followed by a Q&A with René Boer. The documentary tells the story ...

  • 13 Dec 2019
    Book launch: Dream City Detroit

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    You may know Detroit as a poster child for urban decline, but times are changing. A walk through downtown Detroit reveals a dream city of bright lights, as elegant Detroiters spill out of exciting bars in ...

  • 9 Dec 2019
    Life after architectural and urban history

    17:00 - 18:00 | Event

    Alumni and students share their experiences with research, internships and working life: how do you make a living as an architectural or urban historian? With amongst others Nadia Abdelkaui, curator at Museum Het ...

  • 27 Nov 2019
    'The taste of Amsterdam' with Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz

    12:30 - 13:15 | Event

    The latest yearbook of Amstelodamum is all about food cultures, and on the 27th of November Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz will be joining a Q&A with one of the journal's editors to talk about beer import, production and ...

  • 22 Nov 2019
    Screening 'City dreamers'

    15:00 - 17:30 | Event

    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 ...

  • 21 Nov 2019
    ACUH seminar with Nathan van Kleij and Gerard Wiegers

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    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 ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    ACUH seminar with Sheilagh Ogilvie

    16:00 - 17:30 | Event

    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 ...

  • 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 ...