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Results: 101 - 150 of 272
  • 15 Sep 2016
    Mumbai Tower
    Urban Lecture: Luxified Skies

    19:30 - 21:30 | Lecture

    In many cities social housing towers constructed between the 1930s and 1970s are demolished. In this lecture Prof. Stephen Graham explores the causal connection between the demonisation and dismantling of these ...

  • 8 Jul 2016
    Fietsers
    International perspectives on cycling in Amsterdam

    18:30 - 21:00 | Event

    On July 8, a special summer evening on cycling will be organized. This event is the closing of a three-week summer course ‘Planning the Cycling City’, hosted at the University of Amsterdam. Everyone interested is ...

  • 5 Jul 2016
    Buurt straat
    Urban Lecture #4 | Roger Keil: 'The Global Suburb: Divesting From The World's White Picket Fences'

    20:00 - 21:30 | Lecture

    Today, we are facing new realities of globalized urbanization, where central city and suburbs are blending. This has resulted in new forms of suburbia and city fringes. In this lecture, Roger Keil (York University) ...

  • 29 Jun 2016
    School
    City as a Lab #1 | The new generation of city kids

    19:30 - 21:00 | Debate

    In contrast with the past, more and more children grow up in western cities. This development puts new and different demands on urban public spaces than is currently anticipated. Cities have plenty to offer for ...

  • 28 Jun 2016
    Amsterdam mode
    A smart, human and inclusive city

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    This event is the presentation of a year's research at the University of Amsterdam (funded by Maps4Society) on the use and governance of spatial data in Amsterdam's smart city projects. How much does our spatial data ...

  • 23 Jun 2016
    Paleis voor Volksvlijt
    Digging the City #5 | Urban Planning

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    ‘Paleis voor Volksvlijt 2016’ is a public exhibition on the economic future of the Amsterdam region, coinciding with the Dutch presidency of the European Union spring 2016. During the ‘Paleis voor Volksvlijt’, the ...

  • 9 Jun 2016
    Paleis voor Volksvlijt
    Digging the City #4 | Urban Security

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    ‘Paleis voor Volksvlijt 2016’ is a public exhibition on the economic future of the Amsterdam region, coinciding with the Dutch presidency of the European Union spring 2016. During the ‘Paleis voor Volksvlijt’, the ...

  • 8 Jun 2016
    Urban Tides
    The Centre for Urban Studies presents: Urban Movie #16 'Urban Tides'

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    In collaboration with Pakhuis de Zwijger, the Centre for Urban Studies presents the 16th edition of Urban Movies, screening the documentary 'Urban Tides'.

  • 8 Jun 2016
    Cover Concrete Jungles
    Workshop “The Politics of Urban Pollution” and book launch

    15:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    Garbage, sanitation, air pollution – these issues are often presented as problems requiring technical, infrastructural solutions. However, such technocratic representations mask the power struggles involved in the ...

  • 6 Jun 2016
    Consuming the city
    Consuming the City 2016

    19:30 - 22:00 | Symposium

    Graduate students of the Research Master Urban Studies (University of Amsterdam) have congregated to organise a symposium ‘Consuming the City 2016’. In this symposium, a series of questions will be addressed to ...

  • 2 Jun 2016
    Paleis voor Volksvlijt
    Digging the City #3 | Urban Housing, Gentrification, and Inequality

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    ‘Paleis voor Volksvlijt 2016’ is a public exhibition on the economic future of the Amsterdam region, coinciding with the Dutch presidency of the European Union spring 2016. During the ‘Paleis voor Volksvlijt’, the ...

  • 26 May 2016
    Paleis voor Volksvlijt
    Digging the City #2 | Urban Public Spaces

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    ‘Paleis voor Volksvlijt 2016’ is a public exhibition on the economic future of the Amsterdam region, coinciding with the Dutch presidency of the European Union spring 2016. During the ‘Paleis voor Volksvlijt’, the ...

  • Start 25 May 2016
    End 26 May 2016
    Streetview
    Housing Wealth and Welfare Conference

    09:00 - 18:00 | Event

    This conference, hosted by the Centre for Urban Studies, aims to bring together the latest theories and empirical findings in the dynamic research field surrounding housing wealth and welfare.

  • 12 May 2016
    Paleis voor Volksvlijt
    Digging the City #1 | Urban Conflicts

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    ‘Paleis voor Volksvlijt 2016’ is a public exhibition on the economic future of the Amsterdam region, coinciding with the Dutch presidency of the European Union spring 2016. During the ‘Paleis voor Volksvlijt’, the ...

  • 12 May 2016
    Beyond Death and Life: Cities and Economies in the Long Career of Jane Jacobs

    15:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    Drawing directly on some of the essays and speeches from Vital Little Plans: The Short Works of Jane Jacobs, Samuel Zipp (Brown University) will dedicate his visit at the University of Amsterdam to discuss Jacobs’ ...

  • 11 May 2016
    Party and Politics
    Postpolitics: the great uncanny of contemporary planning?

    15:30 - 17:30 | Lecture

    The concept of postpolitics or ’the postpolitical’ appears to generate a lot of strong feelings and manifest frictions within the planning research community. In this talk, Metger will try to unpack the apparent ...

  • 10 May 2016
    Wolfgang Sterneck
    Urban Lecture #3 | Jonathan Metzger: 'New urban citizenships in the post-political city?'

    20:00 - 22:00 | Lecture

    Citizenship is gaining new meanings in times of urban engagement, urban activism and social entrepreneurialism. Cities of Europe are promoting new forms of do-it-yourself open-source and emergent urbanism. Urban ...

  • 10 May 2016
    New York
    Vital Little Plans: Jane Jacobs on Cities, Economies, and Morals

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    This lecture will elaborate on Jane Jacobs and her less well-known visions on economic growth and forms of social and political organization that shape urban life.

  • 9 May 2016
    Logo fair city
    Fair City

    20:00 - 22:30 | Event

    Cities around the world face challenges in their attempts to create a fair city. This public event invites theorists and activists for a sparkling international debate on the struggle for fair cities in Europe.

  • 18 Apr 2016
    European Commission in Brussels
    EU@Amsterdam #5 | The city beyond the state

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    In the first half of 2016, the Centre for Urban Studies joins hands with Access Europe and Pakhuis de Zwijger to organise 5 public events about the relationship between the EU and the city.

  • 14 Apr 2016
    Picture that sais: refugees welcome
    Urban Lecture #2 | Roger Andersson: 'Refugee immigration to Sweden'

    20:00 - 22:00 | Lecture

    October 2015, the Swedish government decided to make an U-turn in terms of immigration policy, when it turned out that the European Union was not able to decide on mechanisms of shared responsibility, and the stream ...

  • 29 Mar 2016
    European Commission in Brussels
    EU@Amsterdam #4

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    In the first half of 2016, the Centre for Urban Studies joins hands with Access Europe and Pakhuis de Zwijger to organise 5 public events about the relationship between the EU and the city.

  • 24 Mar 2016
    Cover The Cross Border Connection Roger Waldinger
    Lunch seminar with Prof. Roger Waldinger

    12:00 - 13:30 | Workshop

    On March 24, together with IMES (Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies), CUS will organize a lunch seminar where Prof. Roger Waldinger will discuss his latest work.

  • 23 Mar 2016
    Waldinger plus book cover
    Urban Lectures #1 with Prof. Roger Waldinger

    20:00 - 22:00 | Lecture

    International migration presents the human face of globalization, with consequences that make headlines throughout the world. The Cross-Border Connection addresses a paradox at the core of this phenomenon: emigrants ...

  • 22 Mar 2016
    Zeinabu Diori
    The Centre for Urban Studies presents: Urban Movie #15 'Our City'

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    In collaboration with Pakhuis de Zwijger, the Centre for Urban Studies presents the 15th edition of Urban Movies, screening the documentary 'Our City'.

  • 21 Mar 2016
    In Orbit
    People, Data and Power

    09:30 - 18:00 | Workshop

    On March 21st 2016 the University of Amsterdam, the Centre for Urban Studies, Maastricht University and the Gr1p Foundation will organize a day of discussions, round-table sessions and keynote presentations on the ...

  • 7 Mar 2016
    European Commission in Brussels
    EU@Amsterdam #3

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    In the first half of 2016, the Centre for Urban Studies joins hands with Access Europe and Pakhuis de Zwijger to organise 5 public events about the relationship between the EU and the city.

  • 15 Feb 2016
    European Commission in Brussels
    EU@Amsterdam: enclaves in the city

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    In the first half of 2016, the Centre for Urban Studies joins hands with Access Europe and Pakhuis de Zwijger to organise 5 public events about the relationship between the EU and the city.

  • 4 Feb 2016
    Godfather street painting
    Art and urban inequalities

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    This seminar will showcase the work of three PhD candidates from universities in Europe and the USA, focusing on art in an urban context. By applying a critical look, their work explores how different urban realities ...

  • 25 Jan 2016
    European Commission in Brussels
    The city: compassionate and intolerant?

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    In the first half of 2016, the Centre for Urban Studies joins hands with Access Europe and Pakhuis de Zwijger to organise 5 public events on the relationship between the EU and the city.

  • 21 Jan 2016
    (R)esitenza Poster
    The Centre for Urban Studies presents: Urban Movie #14 '(R)esistenza'

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    In collaboration with Pakhuis de Zwijger, the Centre for Urban Studies presents the 14th edition of Urban Movies, screening the documentary '(R)esistenza'.

  • 13 Dec 2015
    Symposium on Hip Hop in Tropenmuseum

    14:30 - 16:30 | Event

    Hip hop is a worldwide subculture, which plays an important role in society as it provides people a voice to express their opinions on public issues. Although the Tropenmuseum focuses on worldwide cultures, hip hop ...

  • 12 Nov 2015
    The land of many palaces
    The Centre for Urban Studies presents: Urban Movie #13 'The Land of Many Palaces'

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    In collaboration with Pakhuis de Zwijger, the Centre for Urban Studies presents the 13th edition of Urban Movies, screening the documentary 'The Land of Many Palaces'.

  • 24 Sep 2015
    Amsterdam Canal bikes
    The City as a Lab: the Case of the Bicycle

    17:00 - 18:30 | Debate

    Can you make use of the city as a lab? Is it possible to use daily streams of mobility within the city to rethink research and develop policy?

  • 10 Sep 2015
    Smart City
    The Centre for Urban Studies presents: Urban Movie #12 'Smart City. In search of the Smart Citizen'

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    In collaboration with Pakhuis de Zwijger, the Centre for Urban Studies presents the 12th edition of Urban Movies, screening the documentary 'Smart City. In search of the Smart Citizen.'

  • 29 Jun 2015
    Call center
    Migrant entrepreneurship in transnational social fields: some evidence from the Italian case

    15:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    Migration is a hot topic in Europe currently. The flow of desperate migrants from North Africa hoping to reach Europe is way higher than in the same period last year. Italy has been on the frontline, housing a ...

  • 18 Jun 2015
    flickr.com / creative commons/M. Jeremy Goldman
    Cities and the Superrich

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    In recent years, there has been growing attention in academic, policy, and popular debates to rapidly rising inequality and the emergence of highly visible, elite spaces for the super-rich particularly in prominent ...

  • 3 Jun 2015
    Globalised minds
    Globalised minds, roots in the city: urban upper middle classes in Europe

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The rise of transnational mobilities and transactions may produce social differenciation processes and play a role in re-structuring the social order and the social hierarchies, creating new inequalities. Some social ...

  • 2 Jun 2015
    Who Makes the City?
    Who Makes the City?

    13:30 - 17:00 | Symposium

    Across the globe, citizens, governments, private parties and academics are witnessing a multiplicity in approaches to urban development happening in their cities. Here top-down planning, bottom-up grassroots ...

  • 13 May 2015
    Berlin's grafitti
    The Centre for Urban Studies presents: Urban Movie #11 'Welcome Goodbye'

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    Currently, Berlin is experiencing the highest growth rate of tourism in the world, a situation that continues to be a source of debate. Is it good for economic growth or bad for social reasons? The documentary sets ...

  • 29 Apr 2015
    No Austerity March
    The impact of ‘austerity’ on local government services: implications for deprived people and places

    16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    In the UK, local government provides a range of important services including: education, social work and social care, environmental, roads, and culture, sports and recreational. Since 2010 the government has pursued ...

  • 21 Apr 2015
    Istanbul
    Photo Exhibition: 'Istanbul: The Rise of a Mega City'

    17:00 - 19:00 | Exhibition

    What is so interesting about Istanbul? With a population of 14.4 million, Istanbul forms the largest urban agglomeration in Europe. The city constitutes Turkey's economic, cultural, and historical heart and is one of ...

  • 16 Apr 2015
    Streetmarket
    Markets as barometer of urban place

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    What do the communities and experiences produced in urban markets tell us about the social and spatial narratives of place in globalised twenty-first century cities? What is the role of markets in constructing and ...

  • 2 Apr 2015
    Miami
    Sequel to suburbia? Glimpses of America's post-suburban future

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Today, one often finds alongside the highways to a city new urban developments such as office blocks, warehouses, retail complexes with gated residential developments. In the United States these developments have ...

  • Start 26 Mar 2015
    End 27 Mar 2015
    Mumbai water
    Sustainable Urban Development: Practices, Problems and Prospects

    Symposium

    The current growth of the number of people living in urban areas imposes enormous pressure on cities. It challenges both cities in the global north and the global south as sustainability and growth are often ...

  • Start 22 Mar 2015
    End 29 Mar 2015
    Istanbul
    Urban Studies City Trip 2015 - 'Istanbul: An emerging Global City'

    16:00 - 23:00 | Event

    From March 22-29, the University of Amsterdam is organising a city trip to Istanbul for the research master students in Urban Studies. The aim of the trip is to explore social, cultural and economic developments in ...

  • 12 Mar 2015
    Crea terras
    The Socially Inclusive City

    16:00 - 18:00 | Lecture

    On March 12, Anthony Townsend will provide a special lecture in the Let’s Talk Solutions! lecture series, hosted by the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS) in cooperations with the Centre ...

  • 4 Mar 2015
    Urban Movies
    The Centre for Urban Studies presents: Urban Movies - 'Lisboa Dentro' & 'H2T'

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    The Centre for Urban Studies, Pakhuis de Zwijger and Architectuur Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR) present a new 'Urban Movie' night. In this 10th edition of the movie night, the documentary 'Lisboa Dentro' & 'H2T' are ...

  • 24 Feb 2015
    Cultural Transformations and Globalisation
    The Global Transformation of Materials and the Emergence of Informal ‘Urban Mining’ in Accra, Ghana

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Urban mining is an important heuristic concept for understanding Accra’s circuitry within global political economy. This conceptualization can be deployed in policy contexts to create conditions for improving the ...

  • 20 Feb 2015
    Disney Hall LA 2
    Making the city smarter: an experiment in civic engagement across Los Angeles

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The premise and potential of the contemporary smart city rest upon the optimised integration of big data and ubiquitous technologies. Not all cities however are destined or equipped to become techno-utopias. What ...