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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 2022. Theme-group Fellowships can be applied for between 15 November and 15 December 2021.
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    Micha Hamel is the New NIAS and Society of Arts Artist-in-Residence

    Composer, poet and researcher Micha Hamel will be the new Artist in Residence at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS). During his fellowship, Hamel will work on his ‘Listening Atlas’, a synthesis of his research on listening.

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    This Is the NIAS Fellows Group 2021/22

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    Tommy Wieringa and Ricardo Domeneck selected as writers-in-residence at NIAS

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    Jan Willem Duyvendak Selected as Member of Royal Netherlands Academy

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    For Women in Science Fellowships Awarded to Jorien Treur and Anne Rios