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Results: 1 - 20 of 122
  • 3 Jul 2020
    New PhD candidate: Maroesjka Verhagen

    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. The Dutch Republic’s economic ...

  • 30 Jun 2020
    Grants for research project on Amsterdam's recent past

    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.

  • 30 Jun 2020
    Refreshing the master in urban history

    In close collaboration with our colleagues at Architectural History, we have significantly refreshed the curriculum of our Dutch-taught master in urban history.

  • 22 Jun 2020
    Home and Belonging in the City in times of COVID-19

    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 ...

  • 7 Jun 2020
    Danielle van den Heuvel granted IAS Fellowship

    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 ...

  • 28 Apr 2020
    Taylor Zaneri and Guy Geltner awarded Dyos Prize

    This year's Dyos Prize goes to Taylor Zaneri and Guy Geltner for their article on communal hygiene in medieval Bologna.

  • 27 Apr 2020
    Maartje van Gelder awarded RSA–Patricia H. Labalme Fellowship

    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 ...

  • 30 Mar 2020
    What epidemics can teach us about burial places

    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. ...

  • 27 Mar 2020
    Tim Verlaan on the alt right's fascination with modern architecture

    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 ...

  • 27 Mar 2020
    Janna Coomans discusses the corona outbreak on national radio

    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.

  • 25 Mar 2020
    Future-Proof Cities

    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.

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Centre for Urban Studies and CREATE

    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 ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Recap CREATE and CUS Network Day

    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 ...

  • 10 Feb 2020
    The City Unfinished - Episode 3

    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.

  • 29 Jan 2020
    Cities and Mobilities Awarded Grants

    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 ...

  • 24 Jan 2020
    Enno Maessen and Tymen Peverelli at 'Werkgroep Stedengeschiedenis'

    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 ...

  • 5 Jan 2020
    PhD Talent Travel Grant - Open Call

    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 ...

  • 3 Jan 2020
    Vacancy: Assistant professor in Urban History and Digital Methods

    Within the Faculty of Humanities the 'Creative Amsterdam: An E-humanities Perspective' (CREATE) program conducts research into the role of creativity in the historical development of cities, using digital sources and ...

  • 23 Dec 2019
    Tim Verlaan awarded with Opler Grant for emerging scholars

    The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) has awarded Tim Verlaan the biannual Opler Grant for emerging scholars in the field of architectural history and its related disciplines. Created in 2002 by a gift from ...

  • 23 Dec 2019
    Janna Coomans awarded with Pro Civitate Prize

    The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium (KVAB) has awarded Janna Coomans the biennial Pro Civitate Prize for excellent work on urban history for her dissertation “In Pursuit of a Healthy City: Sanitation and the Common ...