The Libris History Award 2011 will be awarded for the best historical book of 2011 during the award ceremony Nacht van de Geschiedenis (Night of History) on 22 October. Emiel Lamberts, former NIAS Fellow is one of five nominees on the shortlist.
We are proud to welcome the Year Group for 2011/12. This year’s special fellows include Willem F. Duisenberg Fellow Giancarlo Corsetti, the KB Fellow Eberhard König, and Distinguished Lorentz Fellow Johan Rooryck.
NIAS invites nominations for the Willem F. Duisenberg Fellowship. This residential fellowship is awarded to scholars who have an outstanding record in the field of applied monetary economics, applied macroeconomics or public finance.
Professor Patti Valkenburg, a member of the NIAS Scholarship Committee, was awarded the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research's (NWO) Spinoza Prize 2011 and the Royal Netherlands Academy's Dr. Hendrik Muller Prize. Patti Valkenburg is Professor of Youth and Media at the University of Amsterdam.
Pearl Dykstra, NIAS Fellow 2002/03 and 2008/09 was elected as Vice-President of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. She will be officially installed in her new position on 26 September 2011. Pearl Dykstra was a member of the 2002/03 research theme group “Older adults' life strategies in preparing for the future”. She was Secretary of the NIAS Fellows’ Association, NFA, from 2005 to 2011. Pearl Dykstra is Professor of Empirical Sociology and Kinship Demography at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Jeanne Holierhoek, Translator-in-Residence at NIAS in 2010/11, is the winner of the European Literature Prize 2011 awarded by the Dutch Foundation for Literature. The prize was awarded for Drie sterke vrouwen (Trois femmes puissantes) by Marie NDiaye.
On 23 June 2011 a seminar will be held in which the results of the project “Enhancing a Tashelhiyt Berber Dictionary” will be presented. The seminar will take place in the NIAS Lecture Room at 11.00 hours.
The workshop is designed to explore the application of new forms of logic, and notably multivalent logic, to the relations of legal orders in a time of globalisation. The workshop will bring together logicians, legal philosophers and specialists in public and private international law, EU law, constitutional law and private law.
On 9 June 2011, the alumni organisation, the NIAS Fellows' Association (NFA), donated a wall painting of the poem @NIAS by Maria van Daalen to NIAS to mark its 40th anniversary. Maria van Daalen was Writer-in-Residence at NIAS in 2009/10. The 'wall poem' was painted by Hendrik Ribot on the west wall of the NIAS Conference Building.
On Thursday 26 May 2011, at 20.00, Tommy Wieringa, NIAS Writer-in-Residence 2010/11, will give a lecture at the Wassenaar Library.