Seminars & Events
Seminar: Prof. Dr. Jan Willem Duyvendak – The Return of the Native. Navigating between nostalgic nativism and hopeful liberalism
During this seminar Prof. Dr. Jan Willem Duyvendak will present his co-authored new book “The Return of the Native. Navigating between nostalgic nativism and hopeful liberalism” (Oxford University Press, 2023) that explores the extraordinary rise of nativism in liberal settings, paying particular attention to nativist narratives that intertwine islamophobia, racism, populism and nostalgia. He will discuss the rise of nativism in France, the US and the Netherlands, focusing on striking similarities and small differences.
Bio: Jan Willem Duyvendak is Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Since 2018, he is also director of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (NIAS-KNAW). In 2021, he was elected member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and in 2022 of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.