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Results: 41 - 60 of 99
  • 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 ...
  • ACHI CUS
    Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and Centre for Urban Studies (CUS)
    4 Mar 2019
    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.
  • Network day CUS
    Recap ACHI and CUS Network Day
    4 Mar 2019
    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 ...
  • Cameras in cities
    The privatisation of security
    7 Feb 2019
    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 ...
  • Cameras in cities
    De privatisering van veiligheid
    4 Feb 2019
    Overheden en burgers schakelen steeds vaker private veiligheidsorganisaties in ter bescherming van de stedelijke ruimte en bevolking, ook in Nederland. Welke impact heeft deze groeiende rol van private organisaties ...
  • Ivan Moskalev
    Call for Papers: Gentrification Throughout the Ages
    3 Dec 2018
    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 ...
  • Language Diversity
    Linguistic diversity in Europe: a societal challenge
    22 Nov 2018
    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 ...
  • FMG Centre for Urban Studies - CUS
    Seed Grant Open Call – first round of 2019 now open
    5 Nov 2018
    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 ...
  • Urban Studies logo
    Seed Grants for Promising Research Initiatives
    30 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • European Social Survey
    The happiness of European Muslims post-9/11
    11 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • Amsterdam Nieuwbouw Overhoeks
    Remote sensing reveals shrinking green space in Amsterdam
    11 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • Urban Studies logo
    Four Seed Grants awarded
    14 Aug 2018
    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 ...
  • Bimhuis in Amsterdam
    How can we strengthen the cultural and creative industries?
    19 Jul 2018
    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 ...
  • Urban Studies logo
    Seed Grant Open Call – 2nd round 2018
    2 Jul 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 ...
  • Prof Richard Ronald, professor Housing, Society and Space
    Inaugural lecture The Making of 'Generation Rent'
    3 Apr 2018
    Friday 6 April at 4pm CUS member and professor of Housing, Society and Space prof. dr. Richard Ronald will present his inaugural lecture.