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Results: 1 - 20 of 30
  • Home and Belonging in the City in times of COVID-19
    22 Jun 2020
    Urban Geographer and CUS-member Fenne Pinkster has initiated a collaborative research project with OIS Amsterdam, the city’s Research, Information and Statistics department, to study how Amsterdammers have ...
  • What epidemics can teach us about burial places
    30 Mar 2020
    Having seen the shocking images of the coffins piled up in Italy on the internet, we need to ask ourselves whether we and the rest of the world are prepared for the considerable impact of the coronavirus epidemic. ...
  • Future-Proof Cities
    25 Mar 2020
    Cities are facing major challenges when it comes to the housing stock, the energy transition, urban quality of life and well-being, the circular economy and climate adaptation.
  • Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Centre for Urban Studies and CREATE
    24 Feb 2020
    In this second call, 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 also be considered. Grant ...
  • Recap CREATE and CUS Network Day
    24 Feb 2020
    On the 30th of January, we hosted the fourth edition of the Urban Studies Network Day at the Lloyd Hotel. The Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) co-hosted this networking event for urban scholars with the CREATE research ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Karl Marx
    Great Thinkers on YouTube-Ewald Engelen presenting the work of Karl Marx
    8 Mar 2018
    Financial Geographer Ewald Engelen traces the renewed relevance of the writings of Karl Marx. He will also discuss what Marx failed to tell us.
  • Cartoon 'Research, Ethics and Risk in the Authoritarian Field'
    'I am not a spy!'
    9 Jan 2018
    Through an Open Access book and comic strip series UvA political scientists share their fieldwork experiences in authoritarian contexts. They offer their insights into this particularly challenging area of field ...
  • Jennie Germann Molz Cities & Mobilities
    Cities & Mobilities Seminar with Jennie Germann Molz is online
    19 Dec 2017
    The guest lecture given by Jennie Germann Molz during the third Cities & Mobilities Seminar 'Cities, Tourism & AirBnB' is now available online.
  • Adrian Favell Cities & Mobilities
    Adrian Favell's Cities & Mobilities lecture is online
    30 Nov 2017
    The recording of Adrian Favell's guest lecture on 'Mobility and Diversity' is now available online.
  • Tim Cresswell Cities & Mobilities
    First Cities & Mobilities Seminar with Tim Cresswell is online
    23 Nov 2017
    The guest lecture given by Tim Cresswell during the first Cities & Mobilities Seminar 'Mobility and Place' is now available online.
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    Awarded Seed Grants for promising initiatives
    6 Nov 2017
    There have been three promising initiatives awarded with a seed grant by the Centre for Urban Studies.
  • Coffeeshop Tehran
    New article by Reza Shaker Ardekani and Jan Rath explores common characteristics of coffee people
    24 Oct 2017
    Reza Shaker Ardekani and CUS member Jan Rath have published the article: Coffee people in Tehran, Glasgow and Amsterdam.
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    Urban Studies Seed Grants XL for promising initiatives
    3 Oct 2017
    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launched – in addition to the regular Seed Grants – a special round of Seed Grants XL.
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    Call for Visiting Scholar
    19 Sep 2017
    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launches a call for a visiting scholar award. The aim of this award is to institute a visiting scholar program, going beyond the existing formats supporting short ...