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Results: 41 - 60 of 113
Results: 41 - 60 of 113
  • 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 ...
  • FMG Centre for Urban Studies - CUS
    Open Calls - Seed Grant and Seed Grant XL
    4 Nov 2019
    Two new calls for Seed Grant proposals are now open. In this round, the Centre for Urban Studies will launch a round of regular Seed Grants to support and facilitate research initiatives of CUS’ research staff, both ...
  • 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 ...
  • Justus Uitermark
    Justus Uitermark, professor of Urban Geography
    12 Sep 2019
    Dr J.L. Uitermark (1978) has been appointed professor of Urban Geography at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Veni research grants for 23 UvA researchers
    16 Jul 2019
    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 166 highly promising young scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas ...
  • Girl gets anxious on crowded road crossing
    UvA invests substantially in interdisciplinary research on urban mental health
    21 Jun 2019
    Urban living is on the rise. Urban environments, like Amsterdam, are characterized by features that make city life not only attractive and exciting, but also more challenging and stressful than rural environments, ...
  • ACHI CUS
    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 ...
  • Teenagers bicycling through the city
    Does independent mobility help children know their cities better?
    17 Jun 2019
    When we travel from A to B we are exposed to our physical environments. This can influence how we feel about our cities, especially in times when we seem to increasingly live in social and spatial bubbles. How is ...
  • Amsterdam canals
    New Seed Grant for CUS research in Amsterdam’s Canal Belt
    28 May 2019
    CUS members Dr. Fenne Pinkster and Dr. Willem Boterman have received a research grant to expand their research on the Amsterdam Canal Belt as a unique residential milieu.
  • Master’s programme Urban and Regional Planning
    Call for Presentations | Urban Infrastructures
    23 May 2019
    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 ...
  • Still animation movie health-square only
    Behavioural and sociological dimensions of human health
    15 May 2019
    Human health might sound like a biological or medical topic, but health has many behavioural and sociological dimensions. We constantly acquire new knowledge about these aspects, giving us more and different ways of ...
  • FMG Centre for Urban Studies - CUS
    Open Call - Fellowship Grants
    6 May 2019
    A new call for Fellowship Grants is now open. In this call three fellowships will be awarded to fund a stay at the University of Amsterdam for three months, in the form of a €1.600 net monthly allowance to cover ...
  • FMG Centre for Urban Studies - CUS
    Teaching Buyout Grants - Open Call
    6 May 2019
    A new call for Teaching Buyout grants is now open. In this call four grants will be awarded to allow a teaching buyout for the equivalent of 0,1 FTE for one year, or approximately €12.000 per grant, to be spent in ...
  • FMG Centre for Urban Studies - CUS
    Visiting Scholar Grant - Open Call
    6 May 2019
    This year, the Centre for Urban Studies will award a 10.000 euro Visiting Scholar Grant, to be used in 2020. The Visiting Scholar Grant aims at stimulating new, innovative and collaborative research and initiatives.
  • Don Corleone in The Godfather
    Organised crime groups and popular culture
    3 May 2019
    Most of us are unlikely to enter the world of organised crime in our daily lives. Nevertheless, criminal gangs, the Mafia and cartels are extremely popular global phenomena in street art, film, video games and ...
  • Prof Marco te Brömmelstroet, professor Urban Mobility Futures
    Marco te Brömmelstroet, professor of Urban Mobility Futures
    15 Apr 2019
    Dr M.C.G. te Brömmelstroet (1980) has been appointed professor of Urban Mobility Futures at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair is partly funded by BAM Infra ...
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen makes the decline of the American city tangible
    11 Apr 2019
    The vast body of work by Bruce Springsteen offers a gripping picture of the decline of the industrial American city. Economic geographer Robert Kloosterman analyses how Springsteen's work illustrates this decline.
  • FMG Centre for Urban Studies - CUS
    Open Calls - Seed Grant and Seed Grant XL
    10 Apr 2019
    Two new calls for Seed Grant proposals are now open. In this round, the Centre for Urban Studies will launch a round of regular Seed Grants to support and facilitate research initiatives of CUS’ research staff, both ...
  • FlickrCC
    New UN report: climate goals unattainable without far-reaching innovation and integrated policy
    13 Mar 2019
    The world is not on track to achieve internationally agreed environmental targets, such as those outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. To successfully do so, will ...