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NIAS and the Fonds Bijzondere Journalistieke Projecten welcome applications for the journalist-in-residence programme, which allows journalists to work at the institute for a 5-month period in 2023/24.

Journalist for 2023/24

The open call is for a journalist-in-residence stay from September 2023 to the end of January 2024. Eligible journalists are working on a larger Dutch-language journalistic piece (book, podcast or documentary), which is in an advanced stage.

Journalists at NIAS benefit from being able to work without interruption as well as being part of the academic environment at NIAS, a collaborative learning community with a wide range of disciplines from the humanities and social sciences. They also receive a personal office, daily lunches and a stipend of 2500 Euro’s per month.

Previous journalists at NIAS include Lynn Berger (writing a book about care) Jaap Tielbeke (on the politics of climate change), Sarah Venema (on hitchhiking, art and fear) and Anne-Lot Hoek (on the war of independence in Bali) . You can read about their experiences (in Dutch) here. Radio journalist Saar Slegers talks about the fellowship here (in Dutch).