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Spotlight: Written at NIAS

"Eden" by Marcel Möring (De Bezige Bij, 2017)

Dutch novelist Marcel Möring stayed at NIAS to finish the last stages of the novel ‘Eden', the last part of a trilogy. 'Eden' brings together all the themes of Möring’s work: futile memory, madness and chaos. More...

 

 

"Mystiek voor goddelozen" by Henk van der Waal (Querido, 2017)

Within a year of his NIAS residency, Henk van der Waal's book rolled off the press. In "Mystiek voor goddelozen", Van der Waal holds a philosophical dialogue about almost everything. More... 

 

 

"Creativiteit krijg je niet voor niks" by Carsten de Dreu and Daniel Sligte (Van Gorkum, 2016)

Psychologist Carsten de Dreu wrote a commissioned, popular-scientific book on creativity while at NIAS in 2015/16: Creativiteit krijg je niet voor niks: Over de psychologie van creativiteit in werk en wetenschap. More...

 

 

"Singular and Plural: Ideologies of Linguistic Authority in 21st Century Catalonia" by Kathryn Woolard (Oxford University Press, 2016)

Kathryn Woolard (Professor of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego) spent part of her NIAS fellowship on writing "Singular and Plural: Ideologies of Linguistic Authority in 21st Century Catalonia". More... 



 "Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement" by Rosemary Wakeman (The University of Chicago Press, 2016)

Rosemary Wakeman wrote Practicing Utopia, her account of the new town movement, while at NIAS as a EURIAS Fellow in 2012/13. Rosemary Wakeman is Professor of History at Fordham University, New York. More...

 

 

"Die Erfindung des Terrorismus in Europa, Russland und den USA 1858-1866" by Carola Dietze (Hamburger Edition, 2016)

Historian Carola Dietze wrote her book on terrorism as an invention of the European-American world of the nineteenth century, while at NIAS in 2012/13. More...

 

 

 

"The Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency in the Arab World" by Marwan M. Kraidy (Harvard University Press, 2016)

Marwan Kraidy, Professor of Media Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, published his tenth book, The Naked Blogger of Cairo (in May 2016. The book was crafted during his NIAS fellowship in 2014/15. More... 

 

 

"Roaring Nineties Or How Philosophy Changed My Life" by Jannah Loontjens (Ambo|Anthos, 2016)

Dutch Philosopher and writer Jannah Loontjens (2014/15) came to NIAS to focus on a book of essays. "First I was working on a book on Heidegger, but while writing it I realised that it should become something totally different. Now the book is on the zeitgeist and dominant philosophical theories in the eighties and nineties of the twentieth century." More...

 

 

"History of the World: Empires and Encounters: 1350–1750" by Wolfgang Reinhard (Harvard University Press, 2015)

As Guest of the Rector in 2004, historian Wolfgang Reinhard (2004/05) wrote his account on global connectedness between 1350 and 1750. In 2014, Reinhard's volume of the acclaimed History of the World series was published by Beck and Harvard University Press. More...

 

 

"Post-Yugoslavia. New Cultural and Political Perspectives" by Dino Abazovic and Mitja Velikonja (eds) (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014)

The volume "Post-Yugoslavia" is a result of a project that was carried out during the academic year 2011/12 by the theme group "The Real and the Imagined in Contemporary Balkans."  More...  


 

"Congo - A History" by David van Reybrouck (Harper Collins Publishers, 2014)

David van Reybrouck, the writer-in-residence in 2008, traversed the “intergalactic mental distance between Wassenaar and the Democratic Republic of Congo” while writing parts of his highly acclaimed literary non-fiction book “Congo, a History”. More...

 

 

"The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability" by Mark Bovens (Oxford University Press, 2014)

Mark Bovens is Professor of Public Administration at Utrecht University and was the Van Doorn Fellow 2011/12. He describes his time at NIAS  as a very 'bookish' stay. More... 

 

 

 

"Juliana and Bernard - Portrait of a Royal Marriage" by Cees Fasseur (Balans, 2008)

Cees Fasseur has been a four-times NIAS Fellow, working on his historical books on Queen Wilhelmina and "Juliana and Bernard - Portrait of a Royal Marriage". More...

 

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