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Department of German, Nordic, Slavic & Dutch

Through the interdisciplinary study of language, literature, and culture, we explore the artistic, intellectual, political, and social perspectives of Central Europe, Scandinavia, and Russia from the past to today.

President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Department of German, Nordic, Slavic & Dutch has been a leader for decades in fostering interdisciplinary scholarship that places research on race, migration, and minority cultures at the center of its fields. They are seeking a postdoctoral fellow whose work will build on these strengths. Preferred research areas include colonialism, race and migration; disability studies; environmental studies; film and media studies; premodern literature and cultural history.

Statement on the War in Ukraine

Window in Amsterdam with statement against war in Ukraine in Dutch and English.

The Department of German, Nordic, Slavic & Dutch condemns the war of aggression that President Putin and the Russian government have launched in Ukraine.

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