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Results: 1 - 20 of 92
  • 19 Jun 2019
    Janna Coomans wins the ASH Dissertation Award 2019

    The winner of the ASH Dissertation Award 2018-2019 is Janna Coomans (Medieval History) for her PhD dissertation 'In Pursuit of a Healthy City: Sanitation and the Common Good in the Late Medieval Low Counties', ...

  • 19 Jun 2019
    Lia van Gemert and Tim Verlaan win the ASH Valorisation Award

    The joint first prizewinners of the ASH Valorisation Award 2018-2019 are Lia van Gemert and Tim Verlaan, as announced on 14 June at the ASH end of term event and awards ceremony.

  • 18 Jun 2019
    Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and Centre for Urban Studies (CUS)

    In this second round, 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 be also considered. Grants can ...

  • 15 Jun 2019
    ACUH sessions at EAUH 2020 in Antwerp

    With four main sessions, the ACUH sends a strong delegation to the 15th edition of the European Association for Urban History conference, to be held in Antwerp from 2-5 September 2020. This year's theme is 'Cities in ...

  • 23 May 2019
    Two ACUH courses nominated for Humanities Education Award 2019

    Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz's MA course 'Zorgen voor het zelf' and Tim Verlaan's MA course 'Van wie is de stad?' are in the running for the Faculty of the Humanity’s Education Award 2019. The jury created this shortlist ...

  • 23 May 2019
    KNIR colloquium on urban social movements

    Together with Christian Wicke from Utrecht University, ACUH member Tim Verlaan has been awarded a grant by the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome to organise a four-day workshop on the history of urban social ...

  • 23 May 2019
    Call for Presentations | Urban Infrastructures

    We are now welcoming presentations for the one-day playshop Urban Infrastructures. This interdisciplinary playshop, funded by a joint ACHI-CUS seed grant, aims to bring together UvA scholars from different faculties ...

  • 23 Apr 2019
    Sex and the city with Danielle van den Heuvel

    Last month the students on the MA elective ‘Sex and the city’ organized a guided tour of Amsterdam as part of their final assessment. During this walk they presented the results of their research projects on the ...

  • 23 Apr 2019
    Petra Brouwer roams the streets of Amsterdam with AT5

    In an on-site interview with local television station AT5, ACUH member Petra Brouwer gives a tour of Amsterdam's centuries-old Oudemanhuispoort - a former retirement home that now functions as a university ...

  • 9 Apr 2019
    Survey course kicked off by Martijn Icks

    Our bachelor survey course 'Samen leven in de grote stad: van Oudheid tot heden' was kicked off earlier this month by Martijn Icks with a lecture on Rome. Martijn focussed on the city's multicultural character and ...

  • 1 Apr 2019
    Guy Geltner talks shit in The New Yorker

    In a recent interview with The New Yorker, ACUH member Guy Geltner reflects on the growing amount of human excrement in the streets of San Fransisco. According to Geltner, for residents of a modern city in a ...

  • 11 Mar 2019
    Claartje Rasterhoff is building a time machine

    The European Commission has chosen Claartje Rasterhoff's and Julia Noordegraaf's Time Machine project as one of six proposals to develop a large-scale research initiative. The project will receive 1 million euros in ...

  • 4 Mar 2019
    Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and Centre for Urban Studies (CUS)

    In this call grants will be awarded of between €2.500 and €5.000 per grant, up to a total call budget of €20.000. With a well-developed argument grants higher than €5.000 can be also considered.

  • 4 Mar 2019
    Recap ACHI and CUS Network Day

    On 24 January 2019 the Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and the Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) hosted a network day for urban scholars at the Lloyd Hotel. Find a recap of this convivial day ...

  • 7 Feb 2019
    Urban history student in Dutch daily

    Daan Veelers, one of our current MA students, wrote a two-page article on Amsterdam's changing consumer landscape of the 1960s and 1970s. Daan focuses on the ways in which the rise of new social movements changed the ...

  • 4 Feb 2019
    Tim Verlaan appointed supervisory board member

    Tim Verlaan has been appointed as a member of the supervisory board of the Amsterdam Museum, which serves as a meeting place and exhibition venue for locals and tourists interested in the Dutch capital's history. ...

  • 30 Jan 2019
    Urban history student wins national thesis prize

    Aimée Plukker's research master thesis on the discovery of Rome by American policy makers and tourists has been awarded the Volkskrant-IISH thesis award 2018. For her thesis, Aimée explored multiple archives, ...

  • 30 Jan 2019
    Moritz Föllmer joins editorial board Moderne Stadtgeschichte

    Moritz Föllmer has recently joined the editorial board of 'Moderne Stadtgeschichte', Germany's leading journal on urban history.

  • 30 Jan 2019
    Petra Brouwer appointed advisory board member

    Petra Brouwer has been appointed member of the advisory board of Architectuur Lokaal, the national centre of expertise devoted to improving patronage in architecture. Architectuur Lokaal brings together public and ...

  • 3 Dec 2018
    Call for Papers: Gentrification Throughout the Ages

    We are now welcoming papers for the two-day workshop Gentrification Throughout the Ages. This workshop, jointly organised by Amsterdam Centre for Urban History and Centre for Urban Studies, aims to develop long-term ...