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Results: 1 - 20 of 115
  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...