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Results: 1 - 20 of 102
  • 13 Nov 2019
    Website launch 'The invention of the refugee'

    The NWO-funded research project 'The invention of the refugee' has just launched its website, which features blog posts, news, project descriptions and future events.

  • 11 Nov 2019
    The City Unfinished - Episode 2

    This episode is all about Amsterdam sounds and soundscapes. Is Amsterdam a loud city? Also, what does it mean to be a loud city? Is it all about the decibels, or are other factors also shaping whether or not an urban ...

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Vacancy: Postdoctoral researcher in Urban Studies and Urban History

    The Centre for Urban Studies and the Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development Studies (GPIO) are currently inviting applications for a postdoctoral researcher in Urban Studies and Urban ...

  • 23 Oct 2019
    ACUH member Mario Damen receives AHRC grant

    ACUH member Mario Damen and Rosalind Brown-Grant (University of Leeds) received an AHRC Research Networking Grant titled 'The joust as performance: Pas d’armes and Late Medieval chivalry'. The project aims at ...

  • 23 Oct 2019
    The City Unfinished - Episode 1

    In this episode, Justine Laurent talks to Anastasiya Halauniova about peeing in the city. As you’ll hear, peeing is political and not all bodies are offered the same conditions for this basic – and often urgent – ...

  • 22 Oct 2019
    The City Unfinished

    The Centre for Urban Studies is proud to present The City Unfinished podcast series. This podcast experiment brings together urban researchers and residents around the political practices, tensions and challenges ...

  • 4 Oct 2019
    ACUH student co-curates 'Dreams cast in concrete'

    This autumn, Centraal Museum presents 'Dreams cast in concrete', an exhibition about two utopian construction projects with turbulent histories: Utrecht's Kanaleneiland and Hoog Catharijne. ACUH student Jens van Kamp ...

  • 4 Oct 2019
    Vacancy: postdoctoral GIS researcher

    The Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH) has a vacant postdoctoral position as part of the ERC-project Healthscaping Urban Europe, led by prof. G. Geltner. ASH is one of the six research schools under the ...

  • 23 Sep 2019
    Gabri van Tussenbroek on the Palace of Popular Diligence

    ACUH member Gabri van Tussenbroek discussed the history of Amsterdam's 'Palace of Popular Diligence' on radio broadcast programme 'OVT' last Sunday. The gargantuan exhibition hall, which was located on the present ...

  • 26 Aug 2019
    Tim Verlaan talks useless buildings with Radio 1

    Within the field of architecture and urban planning mistakes happen all the time, as recently exemplified by the collapse of a football stadium in Alkmaar and the falling apart of a ministry building in The Hague. ...

  • 26 Aug 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...