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Results: 1 - 20 of 138
  • Special Issue “Sensing Urban Values” available online
    21 Apr 2021
    The special issue “Sensing Urban Values”, edited by Carolyn Birdsall, Anastasiya Halauniova and Linda van de Kamp is now available online, and includes contributions by Elisa Fiore/Liedeke Plate, Hanna Katharina ...
  • Special Issue on ‘Learning from Conflict’ in Built Environment
    12 Apr 2021
    We see a surge in conflicts and protests in which citizens pit themselves against each other or the state, often in response to local policies or spatial interventions related to inequities in cities and the built ...
  • Dr. Igor Pessoa appointed postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Urban Studies
    12 Apr 2021
    Dr. Igor Pessoa was appointed postdoctoral researcher in the field of ‘Urban Commons’ at the Centre for Urban Studies. Dr. Igor Pessoa is an urban researcher and spatial planner with a PhD from the Delft University ...
  • ILLICITIES: City-Making and Organized Crime
    10 Mar 2021
    We are thrilled to announce the publication of PoLAR's new series, featuring the research network ILLICITIES. Funded by a seed grant from the CUS, ILLICITIES explores the nexus of city-making and organized crime.
  • Documentary “The Climate Resilient City Explained”
    11 Feb 2021
    On 25 January, the documentary 'The Climate Resilient City Explained' premiered. It shows the results of the City Deal Climate Adaptation's four years of work on the question: how can Dutch cities defend themselves ...
  • Grant for research on Housing, Environmental and Health Inequalities in Amsterdam
    11 Feb 2021
    Wouter van Gent, Willem Boterman, Cody Hochstenbach, Fenne Pinkster (Urban Geographies) and Mendel Giezen (Urban Planning) have been awarded a research grant by Kenniscentrum Ongelijkheid.
  • Project “SamenOpHetFietspad”
    11 Feb 2021
    In 2020 we started the project SamenOpHetFietspad (TogetherWeCycle). This project uses the local contexts of relevant Dutch municipalities and regions where crowdedness on the bike lanes leads to tensions and ...
  • Marie Curie for Gediminas Lesutis and Maria Kaika
    11 Feb 2021
    Dr. Gediminas Lesutis (Fellow) and Prof. Maria Kaika (Supervisor) received a Horizon 2020 Framework Marie Curie Fellowship Grant for the project: "Infrastructured lives: assembling politics and liveable life in ...
  • PhD position - Amsterdam School of Historical Studies
    9 Feb 2021
    The Faculty of Humanities invites applications for a PhD position at the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH) tenable from 1 September 2021.
  • Four Projects Awarded a CUS Seed Grant
    3 Feb 2021
    The Centre for Urban Studies is pleased to announce the projects that have been awarded a Seed Grant. The awarded projects foster inter- or transdisciplinary dialogue, contribute to the CUS’ strategic focus on the ...
  • Three Projects Awarded a CUS Seed Grant XL
    3 Feb 2021
    The Centre for Urban Studies is pleased to announce the projects that have been awarded a 2021 Seed Grant XL. The awarded projects foster inter- or transdisciplinary dialogue, contribute to the CUS’ strategic focus ...
  • New associate researcher: Davide Martino
    15 Dec 2020
    Davide Martino (Cambridge) will join the Amsterdam Centre for Urban History coming term. During his stay, he will work in Dutch archives and libraries in order to further his understanding of Amsterdam and its ...
  • Vacancy: postdoctoral research fellow in the field of ‘Urban Commons’
    3 Dec 2020
    The University of Amsterdam’s Centre for Urban Studies is inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellow in the field of the Urban Commons. The position is aimed at researching the threats and opportunities ...
  • EADH grant for Gamze Saygi
    27 Nov 2020
    The European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH) has awarded ACUH member Gamze Saygi a grant for her research project 'A digital exploration of spatial movements in Amsterdam during premodern times'. The EADH ...
  • Veni grant for Janna Coomans
    5 Nov 2020
    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded ACUH member Janna Coomans a Veni grant for a research project into fire safety in pre-industrial cities, where fires were frequent due to the widespread presence of ...
  • New publication by Maartje van Gelder
    6 Sep 2020
    A new edited volume by Maartje van Gelder and Claire Judde de Larivière challenges the idea that the city of Venice knew no political conflict and social contestation during the medieval and early modern periods. By ...
  • New PhD candidate: Maroesjka Verhagen
    3 Jul 2020
    Maroesjka Verhagen will join the ACUH as a PhD candidate working on a project titled Feeding the city: A bird’s-eye view of Amsterdam’s food supply from its hinterlands, c. 1550-1800.
  • Grants for research project on Amsterdam's recent past
    30 Jun 2020
    The Creative Industries Fund and Van Eesteren-Fluck van Lohuizen foundation have awarded Petra Brouwer and Tim Verlaan grants for a three-year research project into Amsterdam's recent past.
  • Refreshing the master in urban history
    30 Jun 2020
    In close collaboration with our colleagues at Architectural History, we have significantly refreshed the curriculum of our Dutch-taught master in urban history.
  • Home and Belonging in the City in times of COVID-19
    22 Jun 2020
    Urban Geographer and CUS-member Fenne Pinkster has initiated a collaborative research project with OIS Amsterdam, the city’s Research, Information and Statistics department, to study how Amsterdammers have ...