Research School for Economic and Social History


NWO Summit Grant awarded to SOCION consortium

The SOCION-consortium, a consortium of scientists in Social Studies and Humanities (among whom Posthumus-affiliates Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk, Selin Dilli, and Maanik Nath) researching social cohesion, has been granted a NWO Summit grant (30 mio euro) by the Dutch Research Council (FWO).

Summit grants are intended for research consortia that already have proven its academic and societal value, as SOCION haas done via inter alia the SCOOP program (link). Through the SOCION-consortium psychologists, historians, demographers, philosophers, and sociologists join forces with societal organisations to gain insight in connections between individuals, groups, and institutions in order to develop new ways in building and strengthening social cohesion.

The N.W. Posthumus Institute congratulates Elise, Selin, Maanik and their consortium partners with this award!