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Results: 41 - 60 of 148
  • Cities and Mobilities Awarded Grants
    29 Jan 2020
    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 ...
  • Enno Maessen and Tymen Peverelli at 'Werkgroep Stedengeschiedenis'
    24 Jan 2020
    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 ...
  • PhD Talent Travel Grant - Open Call
    5 Jan 2020
    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 ...
  • Vacancy: Assistant professor in Urban History and Digital Methods
    3 Jan 2020
    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 ...
  • Tim Verlaan awarded with Opler Grant for emerging scholars
    23 Dec 2019
    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 ...
  • Janna Coomans awarded with Pro Civitate Prize
    23 Dec 2019
    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 ...
  • Website launch 'The invention of the refugee'
    13 Nov 2019
    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.
  • The City Unfinished
    The City Unfinished - Episode 2
    11 Nov 2019
    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 ...
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    Vacancy: Postdoctoral researcher in Urban Studies and Urban History
    30 Oct 2019
    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 ...
  • Mario Damen
    ACUH member Mario Damen receives AHRC grant
    23 Oct 2019
    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 ...
  • The City Unfinished
    The City Unfinished - Episode 1
    23 Oct 2019
    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 – ...
  • The City Unfinished
    The City Unfinished
    22 Oct 2019
    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 ...
  • ACUH student co-curates 'Dreams cast in concrete'
    4 Oct 2019
    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 ...
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    Vacancy: postdoctoral GIS researcher
    4 Oct 2019
    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 ...
  • Gabri van Tussenbroek
    Gabri van Tussenbroek on the Palace of Popular Diligence
    23 Sep 2019
    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 ...
  • Tim Verlaan
    Tim Verlaan talks useless buildings with Radio 1
    26 Aug 2019
    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. ...
  • ACUH sessions at EAUH 2020 in Antwerp
    26 Aug 2019
    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 ...
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    Janna Coomans wins the ASH Dissertation Award 2019
    19 Jun 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', ...
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    Lia van Gemert and Tim Verlaan win the ASH Valorisation Award
    19 Jun 2019
    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.
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    Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and Centre for Urban Studies (CUS)
    18 Jun 2019
    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 ...