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Results: 41 - 60 of 86
  • 28 Jun 2017
    Marianne Ritsema van Eck MA
    PhD defence: Marianne Ritsema van Eck

    13:00 | Event

    Marianne Ritsema van Eck, ASH PhD candidate, will defend her dissertation entitled 'Custodians of Sacres Space. Constructing the Franciscan Holy Land Through texts and sacri monti (ca. 1480-1650)' supervised by prof. ...

  • 18 May 2017
    ACUH seminar with Danielle van den Heuvel

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Danielle van den Heuvel will present her new project on gender and street life in the premodern city, which focuses on a comparison between Europe and Asia.

  • 13 Apr 2017
    Urban History Seminar April 2017: Robert Shoemaker

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Robert Shoemaker (Sheffield) is Professor of Eighteenth-Century British history at the University of Sheffield. His main interests lie in social and cultural history, particularly urban history, gender history, and ...

  • 23 Mar 2017
    Urban History Seminar March 2017: Arjan Nuijten

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Arjan will present part of his PhD research on dealing with drug use and addiction at a local level in the Netherlands.

  • 9 Feb 2017
    Lucinda Dirven
    History Research Seminar February 2017: Lucinda Dirven

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    ACUH member Lucinda Dirven will present her research on religion in Parthian Mesopotamia in the History Research Seminar. NB: the lecture will take place in the Oudemanshuispoort!

  • 26 Jan 2017
    Urban History Seminar January 2017: Teresa Stoppani

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Teresa Stoppani is an architectural theorist and critic. She has taught architectural design and theory at the IUAV in Venice, the Architectural Association in London, the University of Greenwich, RMIT University in ...

  • 17 Nov 2016
    Cover Concrete Jungles
    Urban History Seminar November 2016: Rivke Jaffe

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Rivke Jaffe is Professor of Cities, Politics and Culture at the Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development Studies and the Centre for Urban Studies within the Amsterdam Institute for Social ...

  • 20 Oct 2016
    Urban History Seminar October 2016: Ivan Nio

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Ivan Nio (UvA, FMG Geografie, Planologie en Internationale Ontwikkelingsstudies), will present his PhD thesis on “Moderniteit en suburbanisatie: Milton Keynes, Cergy-Pontoise, Almere”

  • 7 Oct 2016
    Unrest in Venice - International Conference

    09:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    This conference challenges the idea that the Republic of Venice knew no popular unrest during the late medieval and early modern period. While other Italian and non-Italian states went through cycles of revolts ...

  • 7 Sep 2016
    Lecture Guy Geltner: "The Urban Viarius"

    16:00 - 18:00 | Lecture

    Guy Geltner will give a lecture titled "The Urban Viarius, Bio-Power and the Gaze of the State in Later Medieval Italy." The lecture is organised in cooperation with the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies ...

  • 1 Jul 2016
    Symposium Scaling Fences

    09:00 - 18:00 | Symposium

    A diversification of approaches and methodological specialisation in the past decades have contributed to a better understanding of medieval and early modern urban societies. At the same time, our insights into the ...

  • 30 Jun 2016
    Workshop Kaarten en Data


    Arie van Steensel organizes a workshop on digital historical maps and GIS. Please find the abstract and program (in Dutch) below.

  • Start 23 Jun 2016
    End 24 Jun 2016
    PhD Workshop Urban History

    13:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    The Amsterdam Centre of Urban History will host an international PhD workshop that brings together PhD candidates from ACUH and the Centre of Urban History, University of Antwerp (CSG). Ilja van Damme (CSG), will ...

  • 10 May 2016
    Vital Little Plans - Samuel Zipp & Nathan Storring
    Urban History Seminar May 2016: Samuel Zipp

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    "Vital Little Plans: Jane Jacobs on Cities, Economies, and Morals" by Samuel Zipp (Brown University). Co-organised by ACUH, the Centre for Urban Studies, and ASCA Cities Project.

  • 14 Apr 2016
    Urban History Seminar April 2016: Manon van der Heijden

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Manon van der Heijden, professor in Comparative Urban History at Leiden University, will present her research project on crime and gender.

  • 22 Mar 2016
    Urban History Seminar March 2016: Public Health in the Late Medieval Low Countries

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    In this seminar Janna Coomans, PhD candidate at the UvA, will introduce her PhD project on practices of public health in cities of the late medieval Low Countries, and discuss some preliminary findings around one of ...

  • 7 Mar 2016
    Moritz Föllmer at EU@Amsterdam

    20:00 | Lecture

    Moritz Föllmer will participate in the third public debate of EU@Amsterdam at Pakhuis De Zwijger. The theme will be the creative city. Other speakers are Jaap Draaisma and Arnold Reijndorp.

  • Start 25 Jan 2016
    End 18 Apr 2016
    EU@Amsterdam - a City Counsel


    Currently, 75 percent of the European population live in cities. Since antiquity cities have been a fundamental feature of European culture. They are pre-eminently the places where European integration has become ...

  • Start 14 Jan 2016
    End 15 Jan 2016
    Graffiti from Antiquity to the present


    A diachronic conference on graffiti and other urban ephemeral writings, organised by ACUH members Lucinda Dirven and Maartje van Gelder.

  • 30 Oct 2015
    Symposium and Award Ceremony Professor van Winter Prize

    14:00 | Event

    Clé Lesger has been awarded the Professor van Winter Prize 2015 for his monograph 'Het winkellandschap van Amsterdam. Stedelijke structuur en winkelbedrijf in de vroegmoderne en moderne tijd, 1550-2000' (Hilversum, ...