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Results: 51 - 100 of 272
  • 10 Jan 2018
    You Waste Half
    The Circle City? Resourceful Democracy

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    The changing meaning of waste inevitably shifts the way governments, citizens and providers relate to each other. This evening will address these broad questions looking at the political challenges of circular ...

  • Start 8 Jan 2018
    End 12 Jan 2018
    Demolished Building
    Masterstudio 2018 | The Circle City: Planning for Resourceful Cities

    09:30 - 13:00 | Event

    How can cities reuse their resources to provide for housing, public spaces and urban qualities? How can planning reduce the environmental impact of urban development? What type of policies and projects can we design ...

  • 15 Dec 2017
    Cities and Mobilities Seminar Series #3 | Cities, Tourism & AirBnB

    13:45 - 17:00 | Event

    The aim of this seminar series is to develop a conversation on how mobilities shape cities as well as to foster exchange and collaboration between scholars from different disciplines and practitioners working on ...

  • 14 Dec 2017
    Logo CUS
    CUS Network Day

    12:30 - 17:30 | Event

    We are pleased to announce our second CUS Network Day for our members. The foremost aim of the day is to connect Centre for Urban Studies researchers from different backgrounds.

  • Start 18 Nov 2017
    End 26 Nov 2017
    Winter School | Cities, Borders and Identities: Towards an Interdisciplinary Approach


    This is a winter school for research master students and PhD's on identity formation in European border cities and urban borderlands at the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (KNIR).

  • 17 Nov 2017
    London City
    Cities and Mobilities Seminar Series #2 | Cities, Mobility and Diversity

    14:00 - 17:00 | Event

    The aim of this seminar series is to develop a conversation on how mobilities shape cities as well as to foster exchange and collaboration between scholars from different disciplines and practitioners working on ...

  • 17 Nov 2017
    Wire and gun
    The State of Conflict

    09:30 - 17:30 | Conference

    A conference to explore political practice and social relations through the lens of conflict.

  • 17 Nov 2017
    Urban Risk and Religion: Economy, Health and Security

    09:00 - 18:00 | Symposium

    Religion is often portrayed as a source of protection against risk, offering solace, care, and prosperity, or conversely, as exacerbating violence and risk. This symposium explores how relationships between religion ...

  • 2 Nov 2017
    City as Lab | New Democracy in the Circular Economy

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    An evening on the future of public-civic relations: what should a new municipal council consider?

  • 27 Oct 2017
    Master’s programme Sociology: Urban Sociology
    Cities and Mobilities Seminar Series #1 | Mobility and Place

    13:45 - 17:00 | Event

    The aim of this seminar series is to develop a conversation on how mobilities shape cities as well as to foster exchange and collaboration between scholars from different disciplines and practitioners working on ...

  • 18 Oct 2017
    Geluid als stadmaker
    Sound as a city maker

    11:30 - 17:00 | Event

    The “Geluid als stadmaker” project is a transdisciplinary endeavor aiming to understand the role of sound as a “city maker” and its potential as an urban resource.

  • 2 Oct 2017
    Venice, Italy, view of Burano island streets, popular for its colorful buildings
    Urban Movie #23 | I love Venice

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    This documentary tells the story of the people still living in the city of Venice and of its citizens taking protest to the streets to save it as a real community. It poses the question: what is it like to live in a ...

  • Start 20 Sep 2017
    End 21 Sep 2017
    Workshop | Tracing the new Silk Roads: Urban fabric and infrastructural transformations along legal and illegal trade routes


    Contemporary references to a ‘new Silk Road’ today tend to be associated with one of two things. The first is China’s trillion-dollar ‘Belt and Road’ initiative, aimed at bolstering Chinese geopolitical dominance ...

  • 15 Sep 2017
    Moving Traditions - symposium on Zwarte Piet tradition
    City as a Lab #4 | ‘I came here to be free’

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    Presenting the work of Neo Musangi, artist in residence, through a video installation followed by a panel discussion.

  • Start 23 Jul 2017
    End 4 Aug 2017
    Pre-university Honours Programme | the Urban Toolkit: Exploring the City


    Cities change constantly. If you grew up in a city yourself, it is likely that over the years your neighborhood has gone through some significant transformations. These developments entail the stories from many ...

  • Start 10 Jul 2017
    End 28 Jul 2017
    Amsterdam by night
    Summer Course | The Everyday City and Beyond


    Connect the dots between the social and spatial dimensions of urban development. This three-week interdisciplinary course unravels the practice, theory, policies and politics of ‘placemaking,' taking Amsterdam as a ...

  • Start 10 Jul 2017
    End 28 Jul 2017
    Guatamala J Stephen Conn
    Summer Course | The Urban Food Experience: Exploring Food and the City


    Food and cities are intrinsically connected. Yet it is precisely in cities that we are less and less aware of this, as the production and processing of most of our food now takes place far away from where we live, ...

  • Start 2 Jul 2017
    End 21 Jul 2017
    Amsterdam Jan Nijman
    Summer Course | Urban Studies: Planning and Living in Cities


    Housing and urban issues have come to the forefront of social, economic and environmental debates in recent years as metropolitan modes of living have become even more widespread and globally pervasive.

  • 29 Jun 2017
    Skyline Rio de Janeiro
    Workshop | Securing Housing and the Governing of Uncertainty: A Comparative Approach

    10:00 - 18:00 | Workshop

    This workshop invites comparisons of how increasing uncertainties affect security practices and politics – and vice versa – in metropolitan areas in different parts of the world with ethnography-informed studies from ...

  • 28 Jun 2017
    Urban Lecture #7 | Securing Urban Housing and the Government of Risk: A Comparative Approach

    19:30 - 21:30 | Lecture

    A guest lecture by Dr Austin Zeiderman, followed by a panel discussion comparing securing Urban Housing and the Government of Risk between Bogotá and Amsterdam.

  • 23 Jun 2017
    Workshop | Local Experiences of Urban Tourism

    10:00 - 13:00 | Workshop

    In this seminar, Johannes Novy, Sebastien Jacquot and Fenne Pinkster will explore the sociospatial impacts of urban tourism from the perspective of local residents in Berlin, Paris and Amsterdam.

  • 19 Jun 2017
    Amsterdam gracht morguefile
    Water in the Circular City

    13:00 - 22:00 | Event

    The central theme of this event is 'Water in the Circular City' which will be explored in a Masterclass, Poster Exhibition, Workshop and Public Debate.

  • Start 18 Jun 2017
    End 7 Jul 2017
    Summer Programme Cycling City - Bridge
    Summer Course | Planning the Cycling City


    This graduate level programme unravels urban cycling from a critical and interdisciplinary perspective. We draw on historical and current events and thinking and engage with top Dutch and international experts and ...

  • 16 Jun 2017
    Favela funk Rio
    Urban Movie #22 | Inside the Mind of Favela Funk

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    Inside the Mind of Favela Funk is a documentary about love and relationships in the world of the extremely popular 'favela funk': pornographic music from Rio de Janeiro's deprived neighborhoods.

  • 7 Jun 2017
    Bijlmer prison
    RMUS Symposium | The Open City

    17:00 - 19:00 | Symposium

    A symposium organized around the question if new models of governing the city, such as the open city, can adapt to the complexity of the contemporary city? Including a short documentary, a lecture by Federico Savini ...

  • Start 1 Jun 2017
    End 14 Jun 2017
    Erasmusbrug Rotterdam
    Summer Course | Amsterdam/Rotterdam: Exploring Identity


    Amsterdam and Rotterdam - two cities with very different backgrounds, issues and opportunities, located at a distance of just 80 kilometers from each other. What are the components that determine the image and ...

  • 11 May 2017
    Cemetary State
    Urban Movie #21 | Cemetery State

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    A screening of the award-winning documentary 'Cemetery State' about how death, funerals and mourning rituals create (dis)order in a Congolese slum followed by a Q&A with CUS member Christien Klaufus and Catherina ...

  • 8 May 2017
    Open Access
    Workshop OPEN ACCESS

    12:00 - 13:00 | Workshop

    CUS and AISSR organize a lunch session on OPEN ACCESS: the publishing of research output, freely accessible to all.

  • 16 Mar 2017
    Urban Lecture # 6 City Strategies as Repeated Instances - By Jennifer Robinson (University College London)

    19:30 - 21:30 | Lecture

    The politics of city strategies, undertaken by cities across the world, allows a more global approach to the politics of urban development.

  • Start 16 Mar 2017
    End 17 Mar 2017
    Master’s programme Sociology: Urban Sociology
    The enduring relevance of the Chicago School of Sociology for contemporary Urban Studies

    09:00 - 17:30 | Workshop

    This two day workshop will consider the enduring relevance or irrelevance of the historic Chicago School of Sociology for contemporary urban research.

  • 27 Feb 2017
    The Block-apartment-Romania
    Urban Movie #20 | The Block

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    This award-winning documentary 'The Block' explores the rich social and material universe of a Romanian apartment building.

  • 16 Feb 2017
    Smart City
    City as a Lab: Bottom-up Smart City

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    This City as Lab will explore the idea of the 'bottom-up' smart city to find out how data can play a role in finding solutions to local urban challenges.

  • 26 Jan 2017
    High Dosage Tutoring Conference

    14:00 - 16:30 | Event

    In collaboration with the Bridge Learning Interventions, the Centre for Urban Studies organises a conference on 'High Dosage Tutoring'. This is an in-school-day tutoring program that supports students who are often ...

  • 18 Jan 2017
    Public Debate | The i-City

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    This free public debate, moderated by Frank Kresin, is part of this years Masterstudio about the i-City. Half a century ago, the television and communication technology was debated between apocalyptic visions and ...

  • Start 16 Jan 2017
    End 20 Jan 2017
    Amsterdam mode
    Masterstudio 2017 | The i-City

    09:00 - 17:00 | Course

    Urbanization and technological innovation have always a symbiotic relationship. Throughout history, it is possible to trace the genesis and form of any urbanization pattern by looking at the history of technological ...

  • 19 Dec 2016
    Jane Jacobs bij een persconferentie
    Urban Movie #19 | Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    The Centre for Urban Studies presents, as a special end of the year gift, together with Pakhuis de Zwijger ‘Citizen Jane: Battle for the City’ - a film about cities through the lens of Jane Jacobs previously screened ...

  • 7 Dec 2016
    Istanbul Alexander Cahlenstein
    Urban Movie #18 | Agoraphobia

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    Recently, Turkey has been submitted to civic unrest and urban transformation. Agoraphobia, is a documentary on these developments in three Turkish cities: Ankara, Bursa and Istanbul.

  • 6 Dec 2016
    Guatamala J Stephen Conn
    Listening to the silences: Towards a feminist analysis of urban conflict and violence in Central America

    12:30 - 14:00 | Lecture

    In this second Urban Conflict and Security brown bag lunch, organized by Dennis Rodgers and Rivke Jaffe, Dr Mo Hume (University of Glasgow) explores a feminist analysis of everyday violence, with a particular focus ...

  • 1 Dec 2016
    Manchester Mike Kniec
    Shared housing, shared lives? Negotiating privacy and everyday domestic intimacy in shared spaces

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    A lecture by Sue Heath which goes into the the impact of spatial and ‘atmospheric’ aspects of shared living arrangements on the nature of everyday domestic intimacy.

  • 15 Nov 2016
    Logo SCF
    Consurtium meeting Smart Cycling Futures

    19:00 - 20:30 | Event

    An exploration of the opportunities that bike innovation can offer to the improvement of cities and regions.

  • 8 Nov 2016
    Urban Movie #17 | Betoog en Beton

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    A screening of the documentary Betoog en Beton (subtitles in English), which searches for the changing urban identities behind iconic architectural projects.

  • 8 Nov 2016
    Soviet cybernetics, urban planning and the ‘smart city’ in Eurasia and beyond

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    What we can learn from the Soviet example of planning a society for a data-intensive future? In her research project 'CyberSovietica' Diana West elaborates on questions of planning and communications exchange.

  • 4 Nov 2016
    Amsterdam 4
    Homing the Dutch: Politics and the Planning of Belonging

    15:00 - 17:30 | Event

    This seminar addresses how the Dutch governance stimulates feelings of home and belonging in public space.

  • 1 Nov 2016
    FMG Summer Grant Writing and Proposal Development
    Introduction to Grant Proposal Writing

    15:00 - 16:30 | Workshop

    We are organising for our members a special workshop that provides an introduction to the writing of grant proposals, provided by Dr Olga Gritsai (Grant Advisor UvA Technology Transfer Office).

  • 25 Oct 2016
    Art Patricio Betteo
    The City as a Lab: Creating Meaningful Encounters in Cities of Diversity

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    Cities are increasingly diverse, not only in ethnic, cultural or socio-economic terms, but also with regards to activities, attitudes and lifestyles. During this special 'City as a Lab', we will discuss in what ways ...

  • 18 Oct 2016
    Comparative urban studies of post-industrial development strategies: a Dutch - German dialogue

    10:00 - 15:00 | Workshop

    This joint workshop fosters a dialogue and identification of possible collaborations between urban studies researchers from the UvA Centre for Urban Studies, the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL, ...

  • 30 Sep 2016
    New York City Department of Transportation
    Towards Transformative Climate Change Adaptation in Cities?

    12:30 - 13:30 | Event

    The book "Urban Poverty and Climate Change: Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America" represents an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor climate change policies in urban ...

  • 27 Sep 2016
    Urban Studies logo
    CUS Network Day

    13:00 - 17:30 | Event

    On the 27th of September, CUS is organizing an Urban Studies day for its members. The Urban Studies day provides a chance to, informally, get (re-)acquainted with all CUS members, learn about the research projects of ...

  • 23 Sep 2016
    Students at Roetersstraat 11
    Urban Public Space: the Amsterdam acoustic experience

    09:30 - 17:00 | Workshop

    Public spaces are spaces of contention, negotiation and continuous transformation. Despite being on the agenda of countless research initiatives and policies, public spaces are still found at the core of new urban ...

  • 16 Sep 2016
    Nairobi Skyline
    Urban security and spatial interventions: bringing anthropology and planning into dialogue

    10:00 - 13:30 | Workshop

    Lately, security and policing have attracted growing attention among urban scholars. In this workshop, the dialogue between urban planning and urban anthropology is encouraged by discussing spatial interventions, ...