The Netherlands, 1946 – 2023
political theorist, Wilders biographer

Meindert Fennema

Meindert Fennema was a political scientist. He studied sociology and political science and in 1975 began teaching at the University of Amsterdam, where he then became Professor in Political Theory and Ethnic Relations at the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies. His books and articles mostly deal with anti-immigrant parties in Western Europe. Fennema earned renown as the political biographer of Geert Wilders, the leader of the Dutch populist party PVV. In Geert Wilders. Tovenaarsleerling (2010), he tried to place the rise of Wilders in its historical and political context. In 2012, he published Van Thomas Jefferson tot Pim Fortuyn.

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Journal Nexus

Nexus 56

De terugkeer van de spoken

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Nexus Symposium

The Return of the Ghosts

11 November 2010 13.30 - 17.45 Auditorium Tilburg University