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Results: 21 - 40 of 99
  • How Airbnb markets black-majority neighbourhoods
    14 Feb 2020
    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 ...
  • The City Unfinished - Episode 3
    10 Feb 2020
    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.
  • Cities and Mobilities Awarded Grants
    29 Jan 2020
    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 ...
  • PhD Talent Travel Grant - Open Call
    5 Jan 2020
    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 ...
  • Are we doing something wrong? Do we need to make a change?
    6 Dec 2019
    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 ...
  • Who are the private investors in the housing market, and how is their rise impacting the market?
    28 Nov 2019
    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 ...
  • 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 ...