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NIAS – one of the institutes of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) – has made it its mission to provide an environment for advanced research in the humanities and social sciences that is driven by curiosity and cross-discipline collaboration. Wishing to reinforce its position as a world leader in facilitating innovative evidence-based research, the institute continues to support independent learning in a setting that is both collaborative and multi-disciplinary – breaking down cross-discipline barriers in the process.