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Results: 1 - 40 of 188
Results: 1 - 40 of 188
  • 15 Apr 2019
    Marco te Brömmelstroet, professor of Urban Mobility Futures

    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 ...

  • 11 Apr 2019
    Bruce Springsteen makes the decline of the American city tangible

    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.

  • 10 Apr 2019
    Open Calls - Seed Grant and Seed Grant XL

    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 ...

  • 13 Mar 2019
    New UN report: climate goals unattainable without far-reaching innovation and integrated policy

    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 ...

  • 4 Mar 2019
    Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and Centre for Urban Studies (CUS)

    In this call grants will be awarded of between €2.500 and €5.000 per grant, up to a total call budget of €20.000. With a well-developed argument grants higher than €5.000 can be also considered.

  • 4 Mar 2019
    Recap ACHI and CUS Network Day

    On 24 January 2019 the Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and the Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) hosted a network day for urban scholars at the Lloyd Hotel. Find a recap of this convivial day ...

  • 7 Feb 2019
    The privatisation of security

    Governments and citizens alike are increasingly turning to private security firms to protect the urban space and population; the Netherlands is no exception. What impact does this growing role of private ...

  • 3 Dec 2018
    Call for Papers: Gentrification Throughout the Ages

    We are now welcoming papers for the two-day workshop Gentrification Throughout the Ages. This workshop, jointly organised by Amsterdam Centre for Urban History and Centre for Urban Studies, aims to develop long-term ...

  • 22 Nov 2018
    Linguistic diversity in Europe: a societal challenge

    There is a tension between two goals that are key to the European ideal, namely mobility and the possibility for its citizens to move freely across internal boundaries, and diversity as the recognition of European ...

  • 5 Nov 2018
    Seed Grant Open Call – first round of 2019 now open

    A new call for Seed Grant proposals is now open. In 2019, the Centre for Urban Studies will launch three regular rounds of Seed Grants to support and facilitate research initiatives of CUS’ research staff, both ...

  • 30 Oct 2018
    Seed Grants for Promising Research Initiatives

    The Centre for Urban Studies has awarded four Seed Grants to new promising research initiatives. The grants have the aim to mobilize people and ideas, 'plant promising seeds', and to stimulate original research in ...

  • 11 Oct 2018
    The happiness of European Muslims post-9/11

    Aslan Zorlu (University of Amsterdam) and Paul Frijters (London School of Economics) conducted research into the happiness of European Muslims in the years since the attacks on 11 September 2001. They found a ...

  • 11 Oct 2018
    Remote sensing reveals shrinking green space in Amsterdam

    The compact city concept and green spaces are both instruments for achieving a sustainable city. Yet they are also policy areas with mutual interdependency and contradictory effects, as research by UvA urban planners ...

  • 14 Aug 2018
    Four Seed Grants awarded

    Four initiatives have been awarded a Seed Grant in the first round of 2018. CUS Seed Grants aim to facilitate new and promising research initiatives and projects, fostering interdisciplinary dialogue and ...

  • 19 Jul 2018
    How can we strengthen the cultural and creative industries?

    Cultural and creative industries can have a strong effect on local communities and provide both aesthetic and economic value. An international consortium led by the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will explore the role ...

  • 2 Jul 2018
    Seed Grant Open Call – 2nd round 2018

    A new call for Seed Grant proposals is now open. In 2018, the Centre for Urban Studies launches two rounds of Seed Grants to support and facilitate research initiatives of CUS’ research staff, both permanent and ...

  • 3 Apr 2018
    Inaugural lecture The Making of 'Generation Rent'

    Friday 6 April at 4pm CUS member and professor of Housing, Society and Space prof. dr. Richard Ronald will present his inaugural lecture.

  • 8 Mar 2018
    Tuna Taşan-Kok, professor of Urban Governance and Planning

    Dr M.T. Taşan-Kok (1970) has been appointed professor of Urban Governance and Planning at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 6 Mar 2018
    Eight researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Eight talented researchers have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The awarded projects include research on border control within the ...

  • 1 Mar 2018
    CUS Seed Grant Open Call

    A call for Seed Grants has now opened. Seed Grants are awarded to assist our members developing new initiatives, to foster an interdisciplinary dialogue, and to stimulate original research in the field of Urban Studies.

  • 23 Jan 2018
    New data yields deeper understanding of poverty in India

    A new international study led by UvA researchers Peter Sloot and Michael Lees has yielded extensive data on slums in Bangalore and provides a detailed insight into the problem of poverty in India. The highly granular ...

  • 19 Dec 2017
    Cities & Mobilities Seminar with Jennie Germann Molz is online

    The guest lecture given by Jennie Germann Molz during the third Cities & Mobilities Seminar 'Cities, Tourism & AirBnB' is now available online.

  • 30 Nov 2017
    Adrian Favell's Cities & Mobilities lecture is online

    The recording of Adrian Favell's guest lecture on 'Mobility and Diversity' is now available online.

  • 23 Nov 2017
    First Cities & Mobilities Seminar with Tim Cresswell is online

    The guest lecture given by Tim Cresswell during the first Cities & Mobilities Seminar 'Mobility and Place' is now available online.

  • 6 Nov 2017
    Awarded Seed Grants for promising initiatives

    There have been three promising initiatives awarded with a seed grant by the Centre for Urban Studies.

  • 24 Oct 2017
    New article by Reza Shaker Ardekani and Jan Rath explores common characteristics of coffee people

    Reza Shaker Ardekani and CUS member Jan Rath have published the article: Coffee people in Tehran, Glasgow and Amsterdam.

  • 3 Oct 2017
    Urban Studies Seed Grants XL for promising initiatives

    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launched – in addition to the regular Seed Grants – a special round of Seed Grants XL.

  • 20 Sep 2017
    Richard Ronald, professor of Housing, Society and Space

    Dr R. Ronald (1972) has been appointed professor of Housing, Society and Space at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 19 Sep 2017
    Call for Visiting Scholar

    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launches a call for a visiting scholar award. The aim of this award is to institute a visiting scholar program, going beyond the existing formats supporting short ...

  • 12 Sep 2017
    Save the Date and Call for Presenters: Cities & Mobilities Seminar Series

    In 2017-2018 the Centre for Urban Studies will host a seminar series “Cities and Mobilities”, organised by Anna Nikolaeva. The aim of the seminar series is to develop a conversation on how mobilities shape cities as ...

  • 24 Aug 2017
    New article by Myrte Hoekstra and Fenne Pinkster explores imagined spaces of encounter

    CUS members Fenne Pinkster and Myrte Hoekstra have published the article: 'We want to be there for everyone’: imagined spaces of encounter and the politics of place in a super-diverse neighbourhood.

  • 12 Jul 2017
    Two Urban Studies PhD Travel Grants awarded

    The PhD Travel Grants are provided to assist CUS’ PhD candidates in their dissertation work, in order to give them the opportunity to gain valuable international experience and set up promising collaborations with ...

  • 12 Jul 2017
    Third Seed Grant Open Call – Centre for Urban Studies

    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launches three rounds of seed grant calls to support and facilitate research initiatives of CUS’ research staff, both permanent and temporary (PhDs, Post Docs). This ...

  • 27 Jun 2017
    A Handbook for Governing Hyper-Diverse Cities

    In today's European cities, immigration, inequality and spatial segregation, along with a diversity of identities, activities, mobilities, and lifestyles contribute to a condition we call hyper-diversity.

  • 20 Jun 2017
    VIDI grant awarded to CUS member Justus Uitermark

    We are proud to announce that CUS member Justus Uitermark received a Vidi grants for his project “Between collectivization and enclosure: examining the uneven provision of clean water, waste disposal and public space ...

  • 30 May 2017
    New Article by Jan Rath Explores the Idiosyncracy of Amsterdam's Chinatown

    In "Chinatown 2.0: The Difficult Flowering of an Ethnically Themed Shopping Area", Jan Rath et al. challenge orthodox perspectives on 'ethnic enclaves', approaching Amsterdam’s Chinatown as a themed economic space ...

  • 24 May 2017
    Four Urban Studies Seed Grants for promising initiatives

    At the start of the academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launched an open call for seed grant proposals, to support and facilitate research initiatives of CUS’ research staff (both permanent and temporary).

  • 18 May 2017
    When the spell is broken: gentrification, urban tourism and privileged discontent in the Amsterdam canal district

    In their new publication CUS members Fenne Pinkster and Willem Boterman explore the changing relationship between upper-middle-class residents residents and their neighbourhood, the Amserdam canal district, ...

  • 25 Apr 2017
    Workshop Report - People, Data and Power: a critical interrogation of smart city infrastructures

    The People, Data and Power workshop funded by a.o. a seed grant from the Centre for Urban Studies led to a report reflecting the (im)possibilities of discussing digital politics across disciplinary and institutional ...

  • 28 Mar 2017
    Urban Studies Seed Grants XL for promising initiatives

    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launched – in addition to the regular Seed Grants – a special round of Seed Grants XL.