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Results: 81 - 100 of 179
Results: 81 - 100 of 179
  • 25 Feb 2016
    Highligted CUS publication: Narratives of neighbourhood change and loss of belonging in an urban garden village

    In this study, Fenne Pinkster (CUS) explores the circumtances under which residents of a working-class neighbourhood in Amsterdam experience a loss of belonging.

  • 15 Feb 2016
    Summer School - Urban Studies: Planning & Living Cities

    Over the years, more than 80 students have participated and had the unique opportunity to study and reside three weeks in Amsterdam -- a city that represents the perfect context in which to study Planning & Living ...

  • 28 Jan 2016
    New CUS member: Prof. Dennis Rodgers

    Dennis Rodgers is a social anthropologist by training. His research focuses broadly on issues relating to the political economy of development, including the dynamics of conflict and violence in cities in Latin ...

  • 20 Jan 2016
    Research Master Urban Studies: Open for Applications

    The 21st century is an urban century. Cities are engines of economic growth and generate social, cultural and political opportunities, but they are also places with concentrations of specific problems and ...

  • 20 Jan 2016
    Call for Abstracts - ENHR Private Rented Markets Seminar

    On the 17th and 18th of March the European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) will organize a seminar on Private Rented Markets in Amsterdam, hosted by CUS members Richard Ronald and Christian Lennartz.

  • 18 Jan 2016
    Highlighted CUS publication: 'Cities and the politics of immigrant integration'

    In their recently published article 'Cities and the politics of immigrant integration: a comparison of Berlin, Amsterdam, New York City, and San Francisco', Floris Vermeulen and Els de Graauw examine how the urban ...

  • 14 Jan 2016
    Public debate series: EU@Amsterdam

    In the first half of 2016, the Centre for Urban Studies joins hands with Access Europe and Pakhuis de Zwijger to organise 5 public events about the relationship between the EU and the city.

  • 14 Jan 2016
    New publication: EU@Amsterdam. Een stedelijke raad (a city council)

    This volume aims to inspire reflections on the significance and future role of European cities. It is a collection of 50 essays written by UvA and VU researchers, policymakers, and other practitioners on Europe and ...

  • 14 Jan 2016
    Highlighted CUS publication: Conflict, Improvisation, Governance

    'Conflict, Improvisation, Governance. Street Level Practices for Urban Democracy' is a new book by David Laws and John Forester. It examines street level democratic processes through the experiences of planning and ...

  • 12 Jan 2016
    Five 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). ...

  • 11 Jan 2016
    New CUS members

    At the start of the new year, the Centre for Urban Studies warmly welcomes six new members, all part of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research and involved in urban studies.

  • 5 Jan 2016
    Amsterdam Fair City Initiative

    In the first half of 2016, the Netherlands will hold the Presidency of the European Union. The city of Amsterdam will host the meetings of ministers and civil servants of the EU member states during this presidency ...

  • 4 Jan 2016
    Highlighted CUS publication: ‘Building sand castles in the suburbs’

    The paper ‘Building Sand Castles in Dutch Suburbia: From New-Frontier Pioneering to Diversifying Aspirations,’ by Yannis Tzaninis is part of the latest special issue of Built Environment: Suburban Spaces, Suburban ...

  • 21 Dec 2015
    Internship Centre for Urban Studies

    The project entails an internship with the Centre for Urban Studies with the aim to collect, select, analyse and share information on Amsterdam sustainability initiatives. In addition the project stimulates the ...

  • 9 Dec 2015
    Award for Marieke Slootman

    Marieke Slootman wins the award for best PhD dissertation within Sociology for her thesis: Dutch Soulmates - Reinvention of ethnic identification among higher educated second generation Moroccan and Turkish. This ...

  • 8 Dec 2015
    Urban revolutions: guest lecture by Jan Nijman at the Netherlands Institute in Saint Petersburg

    Jan Nijman, Professor of Urban Studies at the University of Amsterdam and member of the Centre for Urban Studies has recently provided a guest lecture at the Netherlands Institute in Saint Petersburg on urban ...

  • 2 Dec 2015
    Highlighted publication: ‘Lost letters in Dutch neighbourhoods. A field experiment on collective efficacy.’

    Beate Volker has recently published with colleagues from the University of Utrecht an article based on a field experiment with lost letters in Dutch neighbourhoods. The experiment has lead to a number of new findings ...

  • 23 Nov 2015
    ‘Conflict as political citizenship’ - Interview with Nanke Verloo

    Nanke Verloo is a member of the Centre for Urban Studies and conducted four years of research on urban conflict. She recently promoted cum laude with her PhD thesis titled ‘Negotiating Urban Conflict. Conflict as ...

  • 23 Nov 2015
    ‘Promoting Ethnic Entrepreneurship in European Cities: Sometimes Ambitious, Mostly Absent, Rarely Addressing Structural Features’ - new article by Jan Rath and Anna Swagerman

    In this article, Jan Rath (Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam and member of the Centre for Urban Studies) and Anna Swagerman explore existing regulations and policies that shape trajectories of ...

  • 17 Nov 2015
    Highlighted CUS publication: ‘Geo-Technologies for Spatial Knowledge: Challenges for Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development’

    Karin Pfeffer, Assistant Professor Geographic Information Systems (GIS), coordinator of the GIS centre at the University of Amsterdam and member of the Centre for Urban Studies has recently contributed a chapter to ...