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Results: 1 - 20 of 86
  • 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 ...

  • 21 Jun 2019
    From citizen father to caricature

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    New times, new standards, new media. If ever someone had to deal with these phenomena in recent political history, it was Gijs van Hall, the man who was warmly welcomed as the new social-democratic (PvdA) mayor of ...

  • Start 17 Jun 2019
    End 23 Jun 2019
    We Make The City Festival


    We Make The City is the largest city festival in Europe, taking place from 17 to 23 June 2019, celebrating urban living whilst addressing important urban issues in the metropolitan region of Amsterdam. How can we ...

  • 12 Jun 2019
    PhD Defense Enno Maessen

    11:00 | Event

    'Place-making' in een centraal district in Istanbul

  • 6 Jun 2019
    ACUH seminar with Alexandra Oancă

    15:00 - 16:30 | Event

    What is a European city? What makes a city ‘European’? What gives a city its European ‘feel’? These questions are intimately tied with defining the borders – and influence – of Europe. Yet, Europe has never been a ...

  • 3 Jun 2019
    Seminar with Dominique Reill

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    On June 3, Dominique Reill will give a lecture on the legacy of Fiorello La Guardia, mayor of New York City between 1934 and 1945. Reill specializes in modern European history with particular emphases on dynamics of ...

  • Start 3 Jun 2019
    End 15 Jun 2019
    ACUH summer school with Butler University


    In close collaboration with Butler University, the ACUH organizes a ten-day summer school on Amsterdam's reputation as a progressive and liberal city. Participants will focus on the city's colonial past, ...

  • 24 May 2019
    Screening 'De strijd om de stad'

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    As a grande finale to the bachelor survey course 'Samen leven in de grote stad', the ACUH will organize a screening of the Dutch docudrama 'De strijd om de stad' (1978, 63 min). More documentary than drama, the film ...

  • Start 9 May 2019
    End 10 May 2019
    Gentrification Throughout the Ages


    This workshop, jointly organised by the Amsterdam Centre for Urban History and the Centre for Urban Studies, aims to develop a long-term perspective on urban displacement, social transformation and resistance.

  • 3 May 2019
    Urban Movie #24 | Amsterdam Heroes

    20:00 | Event

    Luciano Balestra (23), one of the best freerunners of the Netherlands, takes us to the beautiful Diamond neighbourhood in Amsterdam. Luciano uses the city as his playground. Playing with natural obstacles he moves ...

  • 25 Apr 2019
    ACUH/CMRSA seminar with Franz-Josef Arlinghaus

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    On April 25th Franz-Josef Arlinghaus (Universität Bielefeld) will share his ideas on the dynamics of social change in premodern cities. The event is co-hosted by the ACUH and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    In Orbit
    Public Seminar Omgevingswet

    20:00 | Event

    An exploration of the impacts of the 'Omgevingswet' on the collaboration between citizens, businesses and governments.

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Coffee automobile
    Public Seminar Urban Scene Investigation

    20:00 | Event

    An evening in Pakhuis de Zwijger on the proliferation of amenities and middle-class cultural consumption, and their interrelationship with identities, life styles and the urban commons.

  • 28 Mar 2019
    ACUH seminar with Stefan Couperus

    15:00 - 16:30 | Event

    The rebuilding of bombed-out cities in Western Europe after the end of World War II has predominantly been narrated as an unprecedented instance of modernist town planning and architecture. Historiography tends to ...

  • Start 28 Mar 2019
    End 29 Mar 2019
    Urban Scene Investigation Workshop

    09:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    On how the proliferation of urban amenities affects the cultural consumption of the new middle classes, and how those processes relate to urban identities, life styles and the urban commons.

  • 21 Mar 2019
    PhD defense Sanne Klaver

    12:00 - 13:30 | Event

    On the 21st of March, ACUH member Sanne Klaver will defend her PhD thesis titled 'Women in Roman Syria: The cases of Dura-Europos, Palmyra, and Seleucia on the Euphrates' at the University of Amsterdam's ...

  • 13 Mar 2019
    Seminar on the work of Georg Simmel

    10:00 - 13:00 | Event

    Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz and Bram Mellink will host a seminar on the concept of conflict in the work of Georg Simmel, one of the first and foremost German sociologists. Master students and PhD candidates are encouraged ...

  • 28 Feb 2019
    ACUH seminar with Doreen Müller

    15:00 - 16:30 | Event

    Doreen Müller's research addresses the interaction of images and text in the narrative scroll tradition and in printed media in early modern Japan. She investigates how traditional forms of representation were ...

  • 7 Feb 2019
    Fotograaf: Onbekend
    Early modern world seminar with Danielle van den Heuvel

    13:00 - 14:30 | Event

    Danielle van den Heuvel will give a paper on her current research project during Cambridge University's Early Modern World History seminar series.

  • 31 Jan 2019
    ACUH seminar with Susan Galavan

    15:00 - 16:30 | Event

    As the first country on the European continent to industrialize, Belgium was an important centre for the flowering of modernism. It was also the first country in Europe to move out of the city into suburban villas, ...