PhD-student at UrbNet, Aarhus University, Olav Elias Gundersen has written a blogpost in which he reflects on the use of coins in urban and rural areas. Read it here....
Seminar: Imagining the City
On Tuesday, May 16, the seminar Imagining the City. Urban Transformation, Identity and Placemaking 1800-2017 is held in a collaboration between the Danish Committee for Urban History and Odense City M...
Seminar: Shop, Consumer, City
The third and final seminar held by the research network Shop, Consumer, City will take place on Monday, December 5 at Schæffergården in Gentofte. The programme and more information can be found here:...
Seminar: Foreigners in the Viking and early medieval period - an urban perspective
In collaboration with MCH Seminar and UrbNet, we have arranged a seminar in june with focus on the foreigners in the early towns.
Conference: Back to the City: Urbanism, Density, and Housing 1976-2016
The 5th and 6th May a conference in Glasgow focuses on the "return to the inner city", the trend of people moving back in the old city areas like industrial areas etc.
Come visit us at 'Historiske Dage 2016'
This weekend Danish Centre for Urban History are going to the exhibition 'Historiske Dage' in Øksnehallen, Copenhagen. Come visit us!
CEU Summer University: "Cities and Science: Urban History and the History of Science in the study of early modern Europe"
The CEU Summer University annonces the course: "Cities and Science: Urban History and the History of Science in the study of early modern Europe."
Konference: Networked Urban Mobilities
Den 5.-7. november 2014 på Aalborg Universitet, Campus København.
Summer School: Suburbanization
CityLAB II - Urban Studies Summer School in Antwerp in June.
Summer School: The European City in Transformation
From the Early Modern Period to the Present. Vienna, June 2014.
Call for applications: Summer School in Istanbul
History Takes Place – Dynamics of Urban Change, Istanbul 8-21 September 2013.
Conference in Scotland
Aberdeen – Society, Polity, Law and Hinterlands, c. 1400–c. 1800.
Call for papers: EAUH Lisbon 2014
EAUH 2014 in Lisbon welcomes presentations to conference sessions.
Transformation of Urban Britain since 1945
Conference at the Centre for Urban History in Leicester in July.
Call for papers: City Margins, City Memories
Conference in London 7-8 April 2014.
Conference: Perceiving the city
Conference in Catania, Italy in September with the theme "Visible and invisible: perceiving the city between descriptions and omissions."
International Conference: Gender in the European Town
Conference in Odense 22-25 May 2013.
Conference paper online
Read paper from Prague-conference online: Modernism and urban renewal in Denmark.
Call for papers: Gender in the European Town
Call for papers and posters to conference in Odense in May 2013 focusing on 'Gender in the European Town: Medieval to modern.'
Committee launches its new website
The Danish Committee for Urban History’s website merges with byhistorie.dk
Call for paper proposals
The Organizing Committee of the 11th International Conference on Urban History 'Cities & Societies in Comparative Perspective' which will be held in Prague, Czech Republic from 29 August until 1 September 2012 invites you to propose papers to more than 80 sessions, which have been selected by the International Committee.
Seminar on the Moderne City Centre
International seminar in Odense on 14 September on the development and cultural heritage of city centres.
Centre director becomes city archivist
Centre director becomes city archivist
The director of The Danish Centre for Urban History, Søren Bitsch Christensen, will on 1 August start in a new job as director of Aarhus City Archives.
Metropolises and Urban History on Danish radio
Centre director Søren Bitsch Christensen talks about Danish urban history in the programme ‘Apropos’ on the Danish radio P1.
Information about research now in English
A new detailed text about the centre’s ongoing and ended research projects is now available on the English section of our website.
Urban Historical session on The Nordic Historians Conference
On the conference in Tromsø in Norway in August the centre will contribute to a session about the post-industrial town.
Conference in Oslo: Urbanization in the Northern Commonwealth 1500-1800
Conference in June focusing on the urbanization of the Oldenburg Monarchy.
Three new theses now in the online Bibliography
Three theses written by students at The Danish Centre for Urban History can now bee seen online in Byhistorisk Bibliografi (Urban Historical Bibliography).
Invitation to conference: New projects on the Medieval Town
A conference on 10th June at Aarhus University will seek to strength the research on the medieval town.
New general view of the industrial heritage
Analysis given by the company Bygningsarv A/S has helped the Realdania Fund to form a generel view of the Danish industrial heritage.
New PhD fellow at the Danish Centre for Urban Histroy
On the 1st of February Kristian Buhl Thomsen began working on his PhD-project about the Danish slum clearance policy and urban renewal policy from 1939 to 1990.
The Centre presents its new homepage
Byhistorie.dk with new design and with more content in English
Thesis about the creation of the modern Viborg published
Kristian Buhl Thomsen's thesis about the town planning, the development of housing and the settlement patterns in Viborg 1938-74 has been published.
Book nominated to the title as Historical Book of the Year
Museum curator Peter Dragsbo's book about the development of Danish quarters of detached houses has been nominated.
Conference about the Town, Industry and Welfare
The program is now ready for the conference.
Professor gives his accession lecture
Newly appointed honorary professor in urban history Finn-Einar Eliassen will give his accession lecture on October 2.
Important thesis about the deindustrialisation of Danish towns
A new thesis gives the best documentation so far of the development of Danish towns during the industrial decline 1960-2001.
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