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Results: 1 - 20 of 92
  • 19 May 2020
    What can we learn from street experiments?

    For a long time the car appeared to be the dominant force in urban streets but, increasingly, we are seeing experiments which aim to design streets as places for people. Especially now that our use of public spaces ...

  • 12 May 2020
    Willen we na de coronacrisis weer allemaal forenzen, of meer thuiswerken?

    Uit een enquête naar thuiswerken versus forenzen, blijken tegenstrijdige wensen over mobiliteit. Veel mensen verwelkomen de mogelijkheid van meer thuiswerken, maar waarderen en missen ook aspecten van het forenzen. ...

  • 6 May 2020
    Using data from ODISSEI for your research

    ODISSEI (Open Data Infrastructure for Social Science and Economic Innovations) is the national research infrastructure for the social sciences in the Netherlands. ODISSEI brings together researchers with the ...

  • 1 May 2020
    Teaching Buyout Grants 2021 - Open Call

    A new call for Teaching Buyout grants is now open. In this call two 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 ...

  • 1 May 2020
    Visiting Scholar Grant 2021 - Open Call

    This year, the Centre for Urban Studies will award a 10.000 euro Visiting Scholar Grant, to be used in 2021. The Visiting Scholar Grant aims at stimulating new, innovative and collaborative research and initiatives.

  • 1 May 2020
    Fellowship Grant 2021

    A new call for one Fellowship Grant is now open. In this call one fellowship 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 ...

  • 30 Apr 2020
    Prof. Maria Kaika new director Centre for Urban Studies

    Professor Maria Kaika has been selected to lead the Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) as the CUS Director for the coming five-year period, 2020-2025.  Kaika will be taking over from prof. Luca Bertolini.

  • 30 Mar 2020
    What epidemics can teach us about burial places

    Having seen the shocking images of the coffins piled up in Italy on the internet, we need to ask ourselves whether we and the rest of the world are prepared for the considerable impact of the coronavirus epidemic. ...

  • 25 Mar 2020
    Future-Proof Cities

    Cities are facing major challenges when it comes to the housing stock, the energy transition, urban quality of life and well-being, the circular economy and climate adaptation.

  • 12 Mar 2020
    New Faces of Science: twelve new researchers will blog about their lives in science

    Twelve new researchers will blog about their lives in science, amongst them social geographer Afra Foli.

  • 10 Mar 2020
    Stigma in the Bijlmer: The best-known neighbourhood in The Netherlands

    Researchers Fenne Pinkster, Marijn Ferier and Myrte Hoekstra conducted a study into resident experiences the Bijlmer stigma. The Bijlmer is a deprived neighborhood, developed in the 60s-70s in the southeast of ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Centre for Urban Studies and CREATE

    In this second call, 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 also be considered. Grant ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Recap CREATE and CUS Network Day

    On the 30th of January, we hosted the fourth edition of the Urban Studies Network Day at the Lloyd Hotel. The Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) co-hosted this networking event for urban scholars with the CREATE research ...

  • 14 Feb 2020
    How Airbnb markets black-majority neighbourhoods

    Airbnb attracts increasing numbers of tourists to neighbourhoods where the traditional hotel industry is limited or absent. This popularity of ‘real urban’ experiences in ‘off-the-beaten-track’ areas has impact on ...

  • 10 Feb 2020
    The City Unfinished - Episode 3

    This episode is all about Amsterdam smells. Sarita Jarmack sat down with art historian Caro Verbeek to discuss smell in art history and urban history.

  • 29 Jan 2020
    Cities and Mobilities Awarded Grants

    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 ...

  • 5 Jan 2020
    PhD Talent Travel Grant - Open Call

    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 ...

  • 6 Dec 2019
    Are we doing something wrong? Do we need to make a change?

    A recent headline in The Guardian stated that 11,000 scientists are warning of unprecedented suffering as a result of climate change. In fact, since the year 2000, a total of 260,000 scientific articles have been ...

  • 28 Nov 2019
    Who are the private investors in the housing market, and how is their rise impacting the market?

    Since the financial crisis reached its lowest point in 2013, the number of private investors in the Dutch housing market has been growing. Their large market share is a new phenomenon in the Netherlands and concerns ...

  • 11 Nov 2019
    The City Unfinished - Episode 2

    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 ...