24 March 2017

NIAS-Lorentz theme group granted to Leonard Rutgers

The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NIAS) granted the 2017-2018 NIAS-Lorentz theme group to Prof. Leonard Rutgers (Ancient History and Classical Civilization).

Interdisciplinary research

Under the title Diaspora, Migration and the Sciences: A New Integrated Perspective Rutgers will be leading an international research group of specialists. Through interdisciplinary research into historical migration, the group aims to bridge the gap between humanities research on the one hand, and pioneering research methods from the natural sciences (human genetics and microbiology) on the other.

Read more in Dutch.