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Results: 161 - 177 of 177
  • 19 Dec 2012
    New book released: “An accident in slow motion”, by Ewald Engelen

    This book is a report of an accident in slow motion. The accident in question is the many headed crisis we are struggling with for over half a decade now. Like an accident, this crisis is looking for a tree which can ...

  • 22 Nov 2012
    Lia Karsten recieves honorary doctorate from Uppsala University

    The Amsterdam Centre for Urban Studies is pleased to announced that Lia Karsten, associate professor in Urban Geographies, has received an honorary doctorate from the Uppsala University.

  • 31 Oct 2012
    Prof. dr. Arnold Reijndorp wins Rotterdam-Maaskant Award 2012

    The Rotterdam-Maaskant Award is a biennial award for one or more persons who have distinguished themselves in a special way in the field of architecture, urbanism and landscape architecture by journalistic, ...

  • 17 Oct 2012
    Hebe Verrest selected for the U-21 workshop Shanghai

    The UvA is a member of Universitas 21 (U-21) a network of 24 research universities from 16 different countries. One of its activities is the organization of Early Career Researchers workshops on thematic issues. In ...

  • 11 Oct 2012
    Prof Luca Bertolini provided a workshop at Kennis voor de Stad

    Mobility and the Structural Vision of Amsterdam 2040, by Prof. Luca Bertolini: the New Structural Vision is a spatial response to social issues. The complexity of urban development means that it is no longer possible ...

  • 2 Oct 2012
    The urban studies community loses a major scholar: Neil Smith (1954-2012)

    It is with incredible sorrow that we write to share the news that we lost Neil Smith (18 June 1954 — 29 September 2012).

  • 12 Sep 2012
    Driving Detroit released

    The book "Driving Detroit: The Quest for Respect in the Motor City" by George Galster has been released. This book presents an accessible but insightful, multi-layered analysis of why the region is the way that it ...

  • 12 Sep 2012
    European Starting Grants for three UvA researchers

    Social geographer Manuel Aalbers, anthropologist Alexander Edmonds and psychologist Birte Forstmann have all received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). This will enable them to establish ...

  • 17 Aug 2012
    University of Amsterdam one of top 150 universities in global ARWU rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked, just as previous years, in the top 150 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This ranking of the 500 best universities in the world is published annually ...

  • 17 Aug 2012
    Attend inspiring lectures by renowned UvA professors in the Glass House of Science and Scholarship

    This year marks the 380th anniversary of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). In honour of this 76th ‘lustrum’ (anniversary occurring every five years), the UvA will be celebrating the opening of the academic year on a ...

  • 12 Jul 2012
    UvA six times best in the Netherlands in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2012

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the best Dutch university in six subjects according to the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2012. In the rankings for Communication and Media Studies, the UvA occupies 13th ...

  • 20 Jun 2012
    'LAB': interdisciplinary centre for research

    All the research facilities and advanced equipment of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) – including a sleep lab, baby lab, fMRI brain scanner and virtual reality lab – ...

  • 16 Apr 2012
    Jan Nijman receives the 2011 Jackson Book Prize for his book Miami: Mistress of the Americas

    The 2011 Jackson Book Prize was awarded by the Association of American Geographers to Jan Nijman for his book, Miami: Mistress of the Americas, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.

  • 11 Apr 2012
    Grant for three UvA projects concerning sustainable urban areas

    Three research projects of UvA academics will receive a grant as part of the research programmes Urban Regions in the Delta and Sustainable Accessibility of the Randstad organised by the Netherlands Organisation for ...

  • 10 Apr 2012
    Rubicon grant for six UvA talents

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded three promising international researchers a Rubicon grant, which will enable them to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 13 Dec 2011
    Inauguration of the Centre for Urban Studies

    On December 12, the official opening of the Centre for Urban Studies took place at the Auditorium of the University of Amsterdam. Professor Saskia Sassen delivered a special lecture on 'The Urbanization of Global ...

  • 11 Nov 2011
    The Times Top 50 Social Sciences Universities

    Although the Social Sciences subject table is utterly dominated by the English-speaking world, the Faculty of Bahavourial Sciences of the University of Amsterdam - which hosts the Centre for Urban Studies - is an ...