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Humane Studies Fellows are eligible to be invited to the annual Humane Studies research and discussion colloquia. These events provide opportunities to discuss new research and other topics with peers and leading scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

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Humane Studies Fellowship Colloquium

Humane Studies Research Colloquium

Fall Semester

Select fellows spend a weekend presenting and discussing their research with colleagues and distinguished faculty in their fields. The event is usually held in the Washington, DC, area.

Event features:

  • Lectures from leading scholars in the humanities and social sciences
  • Discipline-specific panels
  • Paper presentations by participants to get feedback from other students and scholars
  • Opportunities to network with other fellows, faculty, and IHS Staff

Friedrich Hayek and Liberalism, Discussion Colloquium

Spring Semester

Select fellows are invited to participate in an annual discussion colloquium co-sponsored with Liberty Fund. The topic of the upcoming colloquium will be: Friedrich Hayek's classic work, Social and Political Thought.

Sessions themes may include:

  • Freedom and Coercion
  • Progress, Tradition, and Responsibility
  • Constitutionalism and Safeguards of Individual Liberty
  • The Legitimate Role of Government

Fellows attending either colloquia are provided with accommodations and meals during the conference and upon successful completion of the colloquium receive a stipend and travel reimbursement.