Results 2018

For our publications, media appearances and presentations from 2017, please follow this link.


Danielle van den Heuvel. "Gender in the Streets of the Premodern City", Journal of Urban History (2018) DOI: 10.1177/0096144218768493.




4-15 June 2018

The  Freedom  of  the  Streets  project,  supported  by  the  Amsterdam  School  of  Historical  Studies,  invited  early career researchers  to  participate  in  a  writing  summer  school  on the theme 'Mobilities in History,' at  the  University  of  Amsterdam.

Reading seminars were hosted by Professor Anne Winter (Brussels), Professor Miki Sugiura (Tokyo/Warwick), and Dr Lisa Hellman (Berlin).

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2 October 2018

We presented our project to the volunteers who work on the notary records of Amsterdam (Alle Amsterdamse Akten).


25 September 2018

Project members travelled to Uppsala University to meet with the Gender & Work Team ( On the afternoon of the 25th we presented our project's aims and methodology at a seminar in the History Department.


1 September 2018

Antonia presented a paper entitled Gender and Urban Gardening in Berlin and Amsterdam c.1700-1800 at the International Conference on Urban History, organized by the EAUH in Rome between August 29 and September 1 2018.


28 June 2018

Visiting fellow Lisa Hellman gave a talk at the seminar of the Amsterdam Centre for Urban History entitled: “This house is not a home: European everyday life in 18th-century canton and Macao”.


14 June 2018

Danielle introduced the Freedom of the Streets project at the CREATE Salon. This salon is entirely devoted to the Amsterdam Time Machine (ATM) project developed and led by CREATE researchers Julia Noordegraaf and Claartje Rasterhoff.


7 June 2018

Danielle gave a keynote lecture at the second installment of the International Women, Money and Markets conference. Find out more via the conference website



We are working on maps and visualisations to make gender in the city visible. Keep an eye on this page for more updates!