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Results: 21 - 40 of 116
  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...