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Results: 1 - 50 of 286
  • 22 Jun 2019
    We make the city
    Governing Brooklyn

    10:00 - 12:30 | Event

    He is the first Mexican-American elected to the City Council in New York City and the first openly gay office holder in Brooklyn. Carlos Menchaca shares his personal experiences in serving and representing this very ...

  • Start 17 Jun 2019
    End 23 Jun 2019
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    We Make The City Festival

    Event

    We Make The City is the largest city festival in Europe, taking place from 17 to 23 June 2019, celebrating urban living whilst addressing important urban issues in the metropolitan region of Amsterdam. How can we ...

  • Start 9 May 2019
    End 10 May 2019
    CUS
    Gentrification Throughout the Ages

    Workshop

    This workshop, jointly organised by the Amsterdam Centre for Urban History and the Centre for Urban Studies, aims to develop a long-term perspective on urban displacement, social transformation and resistance.

  • 3 May 2019
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    Urban Movie #24 | Amsterdam Heroes

    20:00 | Event

    Luciano Balestra (23), one of the best freerunners of the Netherlands, takes us to the beautiful Diamond neighbourhood in Amsterdam. Luciano uses the city as his playground. Playing with natural obstacles he moves ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    In Orbit
    Public Seminar Omgevingswet

    20:00 | Event

    An exploration of the impacts of the 'Omgevingswet' on the collaboration between citizens, businesses and governments.

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Coffee automobile
    Public Seminar Urban Scene Investigation

    20:00 | Event

    An evening in Pakhuis de Zwijger on the proliferation of amenities and middle-class cultural consumption, and their interrelationship with identities, life styles and the urban commons.

  • Start 28 Mar 2019
    End 29 Mar 2019
    Koffie
    Urban Scene Investigation Workshop

    09:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    On how the proliferation of urban amenities affects the cultural consumption of the new middle classes, and how those processes relate to urban identities, life styles and the urban commons.

  • 1 Mar 2019
    Gouda from Blaeu's Toonneel der Steden
    Seminar Omgevingswet

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    There is a lot of talk about the Omgevingswet (the Environment and Planning Act), but what is really written into the new law? The new Environment and Planning law will be effective in 2021 and changes the way ...

  • Start 6 Feb 2019
    End 8 Feb 2019
    Urban Security Assemblages: Protection Beyond the State and Beyond the Human

    09:00 - 13:30 | Conference

    How do governance and citizenship change, as non-state security actors take on an increasingly important role in policing urban spaces and populations? And how do non-human entities, from security dogs to digital ...

  • 25 Jan 2019
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    PhD Defense Francesco Colona

    12:00 - 13:00 | Event

    During this event Francesco Colona will defend his PhD-thesis "Enacting the State through Security Assemblages. Materiality, Technology and Political Subjectification in Nairobi."

  • 24 Jan 2019
    Spui in Amsterdam
    Urban Studies Network Day

    12:30 - 19:30 | Event

    We are pleased to announce the Third Centre for Urban Studies Network Day, as well as special round of Seed Grants. The network day is co-hosted this year with the Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
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    PhD Defense Lior Volinz

    14:00 - 15:00 | Event

    During this event, Lior Volinz will defend his doctoral thesis titled "The Modular Security Toolbox: Assembling State and Citizenship in Jerusalem"

  • 16 Jan 2019
    Enrico Savini.
    Rethinking Urban Growth

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    Are there limits to urban growth and density in The Netherlands? What does it mean ‘to grow’ for large urban agglomerations? And what qualities and values really matter when we plan for growth? Experts from science ...

  • Start 14 Jan 2019
    End 19 Jan 2019
    Enrico Savini.
    Masterstudio: The Post-Growth City? New Principles for Urban Change

    Course

    How can planners rethink the idea of urban prosperity beyond a paradigm of growth? What role does land use policy, urban design, land governance, neighbourhood participation and strategic planning play in enabling a ...

  • 29 Nov 2018
    Urban Studies logo
    CUS Talk - The health and wellbeing effects of housing: Small steps to a big story

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    During this event Emma Baker and Rebecca Bentley will present a talk titled 'The health and wellbeing effects of housing: Small steps to a big story'.

  • 29 Nov 2018
    Urban Studies logo
    CUS Workshop: Digital Technologies and Urban Politics

    09:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    This workshop questions what are the political implications of the growing use of digital technologies for the way in which cities are governed and citizens engaged.

  • 22 Nov 2018
    AISSR logo
    AISSR Harvest Day 2018: Migration, Economic Justice and Education

    12:30 - 17:30 | Event

    At the 2018 edition of the AISSR Harvest Day social science researchers will present new insights and results on the themes: 1) Migration, 2) Education and 3) Economic Justice. With keynotes by Hein de Haas, Bowen ...

  • 14 Nov 2018
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    Commoning Mobility

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    Mobility is fundamental to urban living. But how do we talk about it and are we asking the right questions? This event invites a range of speakers to discuss these questions.

  • 12 Nov 2018
    Urban Studies logo
    CUS Workshop: Financialization, Mortgages and Families

    13:30 - 16:00 | Workshop

    This workshop looks at how contemporary transactions in housing wealth and debt reshape identities, subjectivities and family relations.

  • Start 24 Oct 2018
    End 25 Oct 2018
    The Popular Culture of Illegality

    18:30 - 16:30 | Conference

    This conference explores the popular culture through which the authority of criminal organizations is produced and sustained. Drawing from cases across the world, participants discuss how popular music, film, dance, ...

  • 22 Oct 2018
    Urban Studies logo
    CUS Lecture Steffen Jensen: The violence of intimate politics

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    How does the intimate configure and how is it in turn animated by violent politics? During this event Professor Steffen Jensen will present a talk titled "The violence of intimate politics: Reflections from Manila ...

  • 22 Oct 2018
    Urban Studies logo
    CUS Masterclass on Violence, exchange relations and sovereignty

    13:00 - 15:00 | Workshop

    This masterclass invites PhD candidates and advanced masters students to join Professor Steffen Jensen in exploring interdisciplinary perspectives on violence, citizenship and exchange relations in cities across the ...

  • 9 Oct 2018
    Rethinking the edge city: Tysons struggles to become urban

    11:00 - 12:00 | Lecture

    On October 9th, Dr. Igal Charney (University of Haifa) will present a lecture titled "Rethinking the edge city: Tysons struggles to become urban". 

  • 25 Sep 2018
    Amsterdam canal by night
    A new institution on the block: Airbnb as community platform and urban policy entrepreneur

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Platforms such as AirBnB do not just offer holiday homes, they have a significant influence on urban policy and might form the foundation of new political communities.

  • 4 Jul 2018
    Exclusion and eviction: housing law as a tool of social control

    16:00 - 18:00 | Lecture

    During this event Prof Michel Vols will present a talk titled 'Exclusion and eviction: housing law as a tool of social control.'

  • 28 Jun 2018
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    Book Launch: The geopolitics of spectacle

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    During this event the American political geographer Natalie Koch will present her book The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synecdoche, and the New Capitals of Asia.

  • Start 23 Jun 2018
    End 24 Jun 2018
    WeConsumeEnergyInTheCity - Challenging our current energy habits

    11:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Is the way we currently consume energy in the city sustainable? The documentary video screened during this event challenges this.

  • 23 Jun 2018
    New Tokyo Story

    09:30 - 18:00 | Symposium

    With its extreme concentration of population and economic and political activity and its extreme level of aging, Tokyo forms a fascinating urban laboratory with which to investigate and understand current trends in ...

  • Start 20 Jun 2018
    End 24 Jun 2018
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    WeMakeThe.City Festival

    Event

    WeMakeThe.City is the largest city festival in Europe, taking place from 20 to 24 June, celebrating urban living whilst addressing important urban issues in the metropolitan region of Amsterdam. How can we make our ...

  • 8 Jun 2018
    Critical Comparative Urbanism
    Critical Comparative Urbanism: Displacement

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Comparative urbanism has been proposed as an important way of both interrogating the generalizability of urban theory and attending to specific cultural and historical contexts. This seminar focuses on displacement ...

  • 22 May 2018
    Book launch: Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    During this event Jess Bier will present her book Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine. The book challenges the view that digital maps are universal and value-free. Jess Bier examines the ways that maps are made in ...

  • 18 May 2018
    Urban Valorization - Urban Cultures, Local Histories and Redevelopment Agendas

    09:30 - 18:00 | Workshop

    This workshop addresses processes of valorization in contemporary cities captured in terms such as ‘heritage’, ‘culture’ or ‘memory’. It seeks to question which aspects of urban spaces and cultures are deemed as ...

  • 17 May 2018
    'Phantom' Islamophobia versus lived reality in diverse ​neighbourhoods

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    In this lecture Dr. Val Colic-Peisker juxtaposes the dominant perceptions of Australian Islamophobia created by media reporting and public debates, and the everyday reality of Muslims and non-Muslims who live in ...

  • 17 May 2018
    Urban Valorization - Traverse Heritage: Voice, Body, Movement

    14:15 - 18:00 | Event

    This interactive performance by interdisciplinary artist collective Moving Matters Traveling Workshop and roundtable discussion explores the relations between voice, movement and heritage making.

  • 16 May 2018
    The music scene is dead. Long live the music seen.

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    During this event Allan Watson will present a lecture on the declining importance of geography and place to commercial success in the music industry.

  • 15 May 2018
    Critical Comparative Urbanism
    Critical Comparative Urbanism: Smart Urbanism

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Comparative urbanism has been proposed as an important way of both interrogating the generalizability of urban theory and attending to specific cultural and historical contexts. This seminar focuses on smart urbanism ...

  • 7 May 2018
    Urban Conflict and Security: Circulating Uncertainty

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    During the fifth Urban Conflict and Security seminar Dr. Sobia Ahmad Kaker will give a talk titled "Circulating Uncertainty: Information and Everyday Insecurity in Karachi".

  • 25 Apr 2018
    Sound as City Maker - Opening event

    17:00 - 19:00 | Exhibition

    You are warmly invited to the opening of the exhibition ‘Sound as Stadmaker’ at Architectuurcentrum Amsterdam. The exhibition will be opened by Maurits de Hoog, Urban Planner Space and Sustainability at the City of ...

  • Start 25 Apr 2018
    End 24 Jun 2018
    Sound as City Maker
    Sound as City Maker

    17:00 - 19:00 | Exhibition

    This exhibition documents a research project on the different ways in which sound can make a positive contribution to the urban experience. The acoustic value of the public space hardly plays a role in urban ...

  • 20 Apr 2018
    Woman on bike
    Cities and Mobilities #7 | Mobility Justice

    13:45 - 17:00 | Event

    How can urban mobility be fair and just to all? The seventh Cities and Mobilities seminar focuses mobility justice.

  • 17 Apr 2018
    Critical Comparative Urbanism
    Critical Comparative Urbanism: Urban Social Movements

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Comparative urbanism has been proposed as an important way of both interrogating the generalizability of urban theory and attending to specific cultural and historical contexts. This seminar focuses on urban social ...

  • 4 Apr 2018
    Urban Commons of Culture
    Launch platform Urban Commons of Culture

    13:00 - 17:00 | Event

    This event marks the launch of The Urban Commons of Culture, Past & Present, a new online platform for reflection and exchange on how culture and creativity can thrive in cities in an open and inclusive way.  

  • Start 27 Mar 2018
    End 28 Mar 2018
    Horizons and Chronicity

    Workshop

    This workshop brings together researchers dealing with the entanglement of space and time, with a focus on urban temporalities. It draws attention to the notion of ‘horizons’, aptly referring to both the spatial and ...

  • 16 Mar 2018
    Woman on bike
    Cities and Mobilities #6 | Staging and designing Mobilities

    13:45 - 17:00 | Event

    The sixth Cities and Mobilities seminar focuses on how mobilities are 'designed' and discusses the very fabric of mobile cities as well as the methods of studying it.

  • 14 Mar 2018
    Urban Conflict and Security: Garden, Garrison, and Camp

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    In this lecture Greg Beckett explores how crisis has come to shape both the spatial form and the social relations of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

  • 8 Mar 2018
    Critical Comparative Urbanism
    Critical Comparative Urbanism: Marginality

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Comparative urbanism has been proposed as an important way of both interrogating the generalizability of urban theory and attending to specific cultural and historical contexts. This seminar focuses on marginality as ...

  • 7 Mar 2018
    Housing self-provision and comparative urbanism

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Self-provided or self-build housing in the global North has received increasing scholarly attention. This seminar seeks to switch the perspective to more diverse contexts as to interrogate or unsettle theoretical ...

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Woman on bike
    Cities and Mobilities #5 | Mobility, Equity and Cycling

    13:15 - 17:00 | Event

    What do we mean by cycling equity? How might we identify or measure – and change – current inequalities? The fifth Cities and Mobilities seminar concentrates on these questions.

  • 2 Feb 2018
    Woman on bike
    Cities and Mobilities #4 | Mobility transitions

    13:15 - 17:00 | Event

    What should transitions to more sustainable and equitable mobilities look like? The fourth Cities and Mobilities Seminar will focus on this question.

  • 31 Jan 2018
    Critical Comparative Urbanism: Participatory Governance

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Comparative urbanism has been proposed as an important way of both interrogating the generalizability of urban theory and attending to specific cultural and historical contexts. This seminar focuses on participatory ...