Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Centre for Urban Studies and CREATE
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 applications can be submitted until the deadline on April 1st 2020.
Recap CREATE and CUS Network Day
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 program, the Amsterdam Centre for Urban History (ACUH), and the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA).
Amade M'charek awarded the Emma Goldman Award
Amade M'charek has been awarded the Emma Goldman Award; the award is a recognition for scientific research on inequalities combined with public outreach.
Call for proposals: the 4th European Conference on Teaching & Learning Politics, International Relations & European Studies
This year the University of Amsterdam, department of European Studies will host the 4th European Conference on Teaching & Learning Politics, International Relations & European Studies.
Our Standing Group on Teaching and Learning Politics is looking for your innovative ideas to discuss the added value of higher education for students and societies. The conference takes place 18–19 June 2020 at the Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis, hosted by the University of Amsterdam.
Kick off: Global Digital Cultures
On Friday, 27 March 2020, the University of Amsterdam will kick-off its new research priority area ‘Global Digital Cultures’ (GDC). Researchers and students from all faculties at the UvA are warmly invited to this one-day event at the REC. There will be keynote speeches by Louise Amoore (Durham University) and Marleen Stikker (waag.org), as well as plenary discussions, breakout sessions, and information on new seed funding for interdisciplinary research and events.
ACES researchers supervise Marie Curie Fellowship recipients
Three ACES researchers - Christina Eckes, Chantal Mak and Luiza Bialasiewicz - will supervise three Marie Curie Fellowship recipients. They will do their research at the UvA or at a university outside the EU.
How Airbnb markets black-majority neighbourhoods
Airbnb attracts increasing numbers of tourists to neighbourhoods where the traditional hotel industry is limited or absent. This popularity of ‘real urban’ experiences in ‘off-the-beaten-track’ areas has impact on the rental markets and social structures, but also on how these neighbourhoods get framed. UvA researchers looked at the framing of black-majority neighbourhoods in New York City and found a new form of ‘colonial discourse’.