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We are happy to congratulate our Vice Director Esther Peeren with her appointment as Professor of Cultural Analysis.

Eduard Lampe
Photographer: Eduard Lampe

ACGS’s Vice Director Esther Peeren has been appointed Professor of Cultural Analysis within the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Humanities. She is the first to hold a Chair in Cultural Analysis.

Last year, her research project "Imagining the Rural in a Globalizing World" was awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant. Recent publications include an article on the affective dimension of the political mobilization of the rural in Landscape Research (2018), a volume (co-edited with Robin Celikates, Jeroen de Kloet and Thomas Poell) on Global Cultures of Contestation (Palgrave, 2018), a volume (co-edited with Hanneke Stuit and Astrid Van Weyenberg) on Peripheral Visions in a Globalizing World (Brill 2016) and contributions to the open access publication Symptoms of the Planetary Condition: A Critical Vocabulary (Meson Press, 2017).

prof. dr. E. (Esther) Peeren

Vice Director ACGS