Peter van Dam

Biography

Dr. Peter van Dam is a Senior Lecturer in history at the University of Amsterdam. His research explores how citizens have translated their concerns into initiatives to shape their societies. He has been particularly interested in the intersection between religion and civil society. In recent years, he has pursued critiques of the global market and development activism in research on the fair trade movement. His current project focuses on the impact of civil society on the development of consumer society.

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