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The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, is one of the oldest Advanced Study Institutes in Europe committed to promoting interdisciplinary and curiosity-driven research for established and early career scholars. It is an intellectual haven where scholars, artists, writers and journalists come together in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment.

Kaleidoscopic Perspectives
Caleidoscopic Perspectives

Kaleidoscopic Perspectives

“Being at a NIAS Seminar and discussing each other’s work is like looking into a kaleidoscope: with every participant, coming from her of his own background, the image shifts and reconfigurates in new and unexpected ways.”

Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh, Fellow 2020/21

  1. Application deadlines

    All application calls are now closed. The NIAS calls for 22/23 will open 15 January and close on 15 March 2021. Theme-group Fellowships can be applied for between 15 December 2020 and 15 January 2021.
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    NIAS Conference 2021 on Studies of Belonging

    NIAS invites researchers, artists, writers and journalists to participate in its conference, Studies of Belonging, with the aim to set the agenda for future interdisciplinary and international collaborations on this topic.

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    NIAS Receives Funding to Study Climate Change and Governance

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    Vacancy for a Communications Intern