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Results: 21 - 40 of 109
  • 18 Jun 2019
    ACHI CUS
    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
    Master’s programme Urban and Regional Planning
    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
    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
    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
    ACHI CUS
    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
    Network day CUS
    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
    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
    Föllmer, Moritz
    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
    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
    Ivan Moskalev
    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
    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
    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
    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 ...