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About IAS

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Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities and Social Sciences (IAS) at Zhejiang University is an international academic research institute that covers all disciplines in humanities and social sciences with the mission of theoretical, fundamental and exploratory research, and is committed to advancing originality, excellence and diversity. We recruit multidisciplinary cohort to foster intellectual encounters.


About IAS

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IAS stands as a distinctive academic research establishment, which offers sufficient funds, quiet and cozy environment and adequate freedom and flexibility to free scholars from teaching and administrative obligations and to concentrate them on research and engage them in genuine cross-disciplinary communications with those from different cultural and disciplinary backgrounds.


Zhejiang University aims to establish a preeminent platform for scholars trained in humanities and social science. On December 19, 2014 Zhejiang University officially appointed Luo Weidong,professor and Vice President of Zhejiang University as director of IAS.


About IAS



IAS is located at Zhijiang Campus of Zhejiang University, which boasts natural beauty, reclusive environment, cultural legacies and proximity to downtown Hangzhou. The campus is the site of the former Hangchow University from the early 1910s to the early 1950s, which was one of thirteen colleges and universities under Protestant auspices.


About IAS

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The goals of IAS include but not limited to:

1. Integrating academic resources on an academic platform for fundamental questions in humanities and social sciences, and inspiring theoretical innovations;

2. Strengthening cross-disciplinary researches among humanities, social sciences and natural sciences;

3. Recruiting multidisciplinary cohort to foster intellectual encounters;

4. Experimenting with novel ways to organize academic research, and facilitating professional code and practices.


Zhejiang University Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities and Social Sciences

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Zhijiang Campus of Zhejiang University, 51 Zhijiang Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province

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