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Results: 41 - 60 of 188
Results: 41 - 60 of 188
  • 8 Mar 2017
    Communication & Media Studies at UvA 2nd worldwide in QS Ranking

    The UvA has surged to 2nd place amongst universities worldwide in Communication & Media Studies, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject published on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. Last year, the UvA ...

  • 7 Feb 2017
    Second 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 ...

  • 18 Jan 2017
    Urban Europe - Fifty tales of the City

    In this unique book publication, urban researchers and practitioners based in Amsterdam, tell the story of the European city by sharing their knowledge and insights of urban dynamics in short, provoking pieces.

  • 13 Jan 2017
    Strengthening the vitality, quality of life and accessibility of urban areas

    Marco Bontje received funding for two JPI Urban Europe projects. 3S RECIPE will focus on smart solutions for regions dealing with demographic decline and BRIGHT FUTURE on innovative local development strategies in ...

  • 21 Dec 2016
    Six 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). ...

  • 15 Dec 2016
    Farewell Lecture Willem Salet online

    The Farewell Lecture of Willem Salet on Public Responsibility held on the second of December is accessible online.

  • 7 Dec 2016
    Violent Conversion: Brazilian Pentecostalism and Urban Women in Mozambique

    Linda van de Kamp describes the rise and growth of Pentecostalism in Maputo, capital of Mozambique, and the sometimes dramatic impact of Pentecostalism on women in her book.

  • 30 Nov 2016
    Nanke Verloo receives the Van Poelje Award 2015

    We are pleased to announce that Nanke Verloo (CUS/AISSR) had received the Van Poelje Award for her dissertation ‘Negotiating urban conflict: Conflicts as opportunity for urban democracy’. In her research she analyses ...

  • 4 Nov 2016
    Awarded grants for collaborative initiatives between Sheffield and CUS

    This spring, the Centre for Urban Studies brought a visit to the University of Sheffield in order to create joint international urban research collaborations. Upon this visit, a special round of grants for ...

  • 26 Oct 2016
    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). A ...

  • 18 Oct 2016
    Joyeeta Gupta to lead production of prestigious UNEP Global Environment Outlook

    Joyeeta Gupta, professor of Environment and Development at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), has been nominated to the lead the production of the 6th edition of the ‘Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), the most ...

  • 13 Oct 2016
    Seed Grant XL Open Call - Centre for Urban Studies

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

  • 6 Oct 2016
    Call for Project Proposals: Urban Studies Post Doc

    In January 2017, the Centre for Urban Studies starts a new search for one Urban Studies Post Doc (70% research, 30% teaching). The position is for two years, with the prospect of permanent tenure in case of ...

  • 25 Aug 2016
    Ongoing fishing dispute captured in graphic novel

    For his PhD thesis, Joeri Scholtens, a PhD researcher at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), studied the enduring fishing dispute between Sri Lanka and India. At Scholtens’ request, illustrator Laura Eggens ...

  • 24 Aug 2016
    The gangster imaginary: Towards a transgressive topography of urban violence

    Cities have long been associated with danger and violence, largely due to a persistent perception that urban contexts are inherently unruly and disorderly spaces, and therefore generally prone to transgressive forms ...

  • 16 Aug 2016
    Obituary: Leon Deben

    Dr Leon Deben passed away on 4 August last. From 1970 until his retirement in 2007, he worked as an urban sociologist in our department, most recently in the position of associate professor. With his long period of ...

  • 16 Jun 2016
    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). ...

  • 16 Jun 2016
    Maria Kaika, professor of Urban, Regional and Environmental Planning

    Dr M. Kaika (1967) has been appointed professor of Urban, Regional and Environmental Planning at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 26 May 2016
    Children in the city: making space for growing up (De nieuwe generatie stadskinderen)

    In contrast with the past, more and more children grow up in western cities. The authors of this new book, “De nieuwe generatie stadskinderen. Ruimte maken voor opgroeien” argue that the new urban direction of family ...

  • 18 May 2016
    Concrete Jungles - New book by Rivke Jaffe

    In this book, Rivke Jaffe (Professor of Cities, Politics and Culture), reveals how mainstream environmentalism reflects and reproduces class and race inequalities.