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Results: 1 - 20 of 125
  • 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 ...
  • IAS Oude Turfmarkt
    Danielle van den Heuvel granted IAS Fellowship
    7 Jun 2020
    Danielle van den Heuvel has been granted a fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) of the UvA for the project '(Why) do women disappear from the streets as cities modernize? '. The fellowship will start ...
  • Taylor Zaneri and Guy Geltner awarded Dyos Prize
    28 Apr 2020
    This year's Dyos Prize goes to Taylor Zaneri and Guy Geltner for their article on communal hygiene in medieval Bologna.
  • Maartje van Gelder awarded RSA–Patricia H. Labalme Fellowship
    27 Apr 2020
    Maartje van Gelder has been awarded the Patricia H. Labalme Fellowship by the Renaissance Society of America for the project “Protest in the Piazza. Popular Politics in Early Modern Venice”. This is a one-month ...
  • What epidemics can teach us about burial places
    30 Mar 2020
    Having seen the shocking images of the coffins piled up in Italy on the internet, we need to ask ourselves whether we and the rest of the world are prepared for the considerable impact of the coronavirus epidemic. ...
  • Tim Verlaan on the alt right's fascination with modern architecture
    27 Mar 2020
    Donald Trump recently drafted an executive order titled, Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again, mandating that 'classical architectural style shall be the preferred and default style' for all future federal ...
  • Janna Coomans discusses the corona outbreak on national radio
    27 Mar 2020
    On Sunday 22 March, Janna Coomans discussed the historical parallels between the Black Death and Second Plague pandemics and the corona crisis on Radio 1's OVT.
  • Future-Proof Cities
    25 Mar 2020
    Cities are facing major challenges when it comes to the housing stock, the energy transition, urban quality of life and well-being, the circular economy and climate adaptation.
  • Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Centre for Urban Studies and CREATE
    24 Feb 2020
    In this second call, grants will be awarded of between €2.500 and €5.000 per grant, up to a total call budget of €15.000. With a well-developed argument grants higher than €5.000 can also be considered. Grant ...
  • Recap CREATE and CUS Network Day
    24 Feb 2020
    On the 30th of January, we hosted the fourth edition of the Urban Studies Network Day at the Lloyd Hotel. The Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) co-hosted this networking event for urban scholars with the CREATE research ...
  • The City Unfinished - Episode 3
    10 Feb 2020
    This episode is all about Amsterdam smells. Sarita Jarmack sat down with art historian Caro Verbeek to discuss smell in art history and urban history.
  • Cities and Mobilities Awarded Grants
    29 Jan 2020
    The Cities & Mobilities seminar series in 2017-2018 generated a whole community of academics and practitioners interested in keeping the conversation going. So, in 2019, Anna Nikolaeva decided to use the remaining ...
  • Enno Maessen and Tymen Peverelli at 'Werkgroep Stedengeschiedenis'
    24 Jan 2020
    On the 12th of February, the next Werkgroep Stedengeschiedenis will delve into the topic of national and urban identities. Enno Maessen will share his insights on the socio-cultural and physical transformations of ...
  • PhD Talent Travel Grant - Open Call
    5 Jan 2020
    A new call for PhD Talent Travel Grant proposals is now open. In this round, the Centre for Urban Studies will launch a call of three PhD Talent Travel Grants (1.500 euros each) that enable junior members to broaden ...