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Results: 21 - 40 of 93
  • 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 ...

  • 21 Nov 2018
    Sofie Remijsen co-launches new research group

    December 7, together with Miko Flohr and Arjan Zuiderhoek, ACUH member Sofie Remijsen will launch a new research group. The collective brings together scholars who analyse the historical, material and cultural ...

  • 18 Nov 2018
    Martijn Icks receives RIS fund

    The UvA has awarded ACUH member Martijn Icks a RIS fellowship to enable him to prepare grant applications and strengthen his CV.

  • 7 Nov 2018
    Tim Verlaan appointed visiting scholar

    Between 1 November and 1 April, Tim Verlaan will work as a visiting scholar at the University of Leicester's Centre for Urban History. His main objective is to strengthen the ties between the ACUH and its English ...

  • 31 Oct 2018
    Gabri van Tussenbroek critical of interior refurbishments

    During the yearly Geurt Brinkgreve lecture, held on the 27th of October, ACUH member Gabri van Tussenbroek expressed his concern over the recent refurbishment of historical buildings in Amsterdam, comparing the work ...

  • 31 Oct 2018
    Invited lecture by Petra Brouwer at the Bartlett

    On November 3, Petra Brouwer gives an invited lecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL), entitled 'Books, Buildings and Boundaries: A Nineteenth-Century Perspective on the Writing of World Architectural ...

  • 31 Oct 2018
    Seed grant for workshop on the history of gentrification

    Together with urban geographer Cody Hochstenbach, Tim Verlaan has obtained a seed grant from the Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) to organize a two-day workshop on the history of gentrification. The event aims to bring ...

  • 22 Sep 2018
    Claartje Rasterhoff appointed Assistant Professor

    The ACUH welcomes Claartje Rasterhoff as Assistant Professor in Urban History and Digital Methods. Rasterhoff specializes in the long-term development of cultural industries and creative cities, works as a ...

  • 22 Sep 2018
    ACUH well-represented at EAUH 2018

    From 29 August until 1 September, the bi-annual European Association of Urban History (EAUH) conference took place in Rome. ACUH members Janna Coomans, Nathan van Kleij, Frans Camphuijsen, Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz, ...

  • 22 Sep 2018
    Recent publications

    Please find below a selection of recent publications by ACUH members.

  • 25 Jun 2018
    PhD funding for Antonia Weiss

    Antonia Weiss has received a NWO grant for her project titled "Crafting Nature, Cultivating Gender: Gender and Urban Nature in Amsterdam and Berlin during the long 18th Century." By way of two contrasting case ...

  • 25 Apr 2018
    New Publication ACUH Researchers: Urban Graffiti from Ancient Times to the Present

    Who wrote on walls in ancient Pompeii, early modern Venice, and Cairo during the revolution of 2011? When is graffiti subversive and when is it an accepted urban practice? And how can we use these at times ephemeral ...

  • 9 Mar 2018
    ACUH members at summer conferences

    At the EAUH conference in Rome (29 August-1 September), amongst others, ACUH members Janna Coomans, Maartje van Gelder, Guy Geltner, Nathan Kleij and Tim Verlaan will present work in progress on a variety of topics ...

  • 7 Mar 2018
    Petra Brouwer Visiting Professor at McGill University

    From April to August 2018 Petra Brouwer will reside in Montreal, as Visiting Professor at McGill University School of Architecture. She has been invited by head of the school professor Martin Bressani, with whom ...

  • 1 Mar 2018
    Tim Verlaan's book 'De Ruimtemakers' in the media

    Tim Verlaan's recent book, 'De ruimtemakers. Projectontwikkelaars en de Nederlandse binnenstad 1950-1980' is discussed in the NRC and Het Parool.

  • 5 Nov 2017
    Teaching digital urban history

    As part of our new MA in Urban History, ACUH members Clé Lesger, Gabri van Tussenbroek, and Lex Bosman developed a course on the use of GIS and 3D tools in urban historical research. The course, part of the core ...

  • 3 Nov 2017
    New publication and book launch Gabri van Tussenbroek

    Gabri van Tussenbroek has analysed the ambitious 17th-century project for the new church steeple of the Nieuwe Kerk. Planned to reach a height of 100 meters, and thus become the highest building in Amsterdam, the ...

  • 3 Nov 2017
    New publication and book launch Tim Verlaan

    In his new book, 'De ruimtemakers. Projectontwikkelaars en de Nederlandse binnenstad 1950-1980', Tim Verlaan analyses the conflict between private developers, local officials, and citizens in determining the ...

  • 6 Oct 2017
    Project launch Freedom of the Streets

    The Freedom of the Streets project is happy to announce that it has launched a new website and will have its international project launch in Tokyo with a workshop on Gender, Space and the City in Global History at ...

  • 7 Jul 2017
    Frans Camphuijsen and Rianne Hermans co-winners of ASH dissertation award

    The ASH dissertation prize 2016-2017 was awarded jointly to Frans Camphuijsen and Rianne Hermans during the ASH end of term event and awards ceremony on 4 July 2017.