Professor Jan Nederveen Pieterse will give a lecture on “How European is Europe?”

Pieterse, professor in sociology at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, specialized in global sociology, globalization, development studies and intercultural studies.

This lecture is a cooperation between the Dutch Studies Program and the IES.

Selection of works: Ethnicities and global multiculture: Pants for an Octopus (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007), Globalization or Empire? (Routledge, 2004), Globalization and Culture: Global Melange (Rowman & Littlefield, 2003), White on Black: Images of Africa and blacks in western popular culture (Yale UP, 1992).