Jan Nederveen Pieterse

Appointments for 2014 - 2015

Pok Rafeah Research Chair at IKMAS, National University of Malaysia (UKM),
​Kuala Lumpur, 2014-2015

International Advisory Board of Canadian Journal of Development Studies (CJDS)

Conferences & Lectures 2016

UCSB, Workshop on Inequality
Inequality, a multicentric approach, February 26 - 27

NYU Global Institute Advanced Study workshop
Keynote, April 14 - 15

San Marcos University, Lima, Peru
Global history, June ?

International Sociological Association Forum, Vienna
Plenary Chair panel Contention in 21C, July 13 - 16

Maastricht University
Opening MA Globalization and Development, September ?

Conferences & Lectures 2015

UCSB, Mellichamp Global Dynamics chairs celebration

Globalization Gangnam style, February 5

UCSB Political Economy, Stephan Miescher, Ghana

Discussant, March 6

CBC News Interview on Russia's proposed Trans-Eurasian Belt Development (TEPR)

March 25

Bristol University, Centre for East Asian Studies
Public lecture: Capitalisms in rising Asia, May 14

Château Cérisy-la-Salle, Normandy: International Symposium on Social TheoryRetooling social theory in the age of multipolarity, May 16 - 18

Paris, Centre de reserches mondiales (CNRS), Tribute to Ulrich Beck

May 19

PRC Workshops, UKM, Bangi, Malaysia

June 5 – November 27

University Malaysia Sabah, Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage Public Lecture Series

Public lecture: Globalization and Asia rising, September 9 

University Malaysia Sarawak, Faculty of social science

Public lecture: East Asia—Mind the gap, September 11

Makassar, Sulawesi, conference on regionalism
Keynote: Globalization, regionalism and Asian trends, September 18 - 23

HELP University Graduate school, Kuala Lumpur

Public lecture: If China is ok, Asia is ok, October 8

World War Two Revisited, UKM conference

Keynote: US hegemony in perspective, October 9

Seoul National University, Asia Center: Capitalisms in Asia

Keynote: Capitalisms East and West: A Comparative Perspective, October 22 - 23

Interview with Seoul Sunday newspaper

October 23

IKMAS workshop retreat, Port Dickson

East Asia—Mind the gap October 25 - 27

UKM, Bangi, Malaysia

PRC public lecture: Goodbye Miracle 8, November 24

Conferences & Lectures 2014

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

Global and Regional Studies, October 14-15

XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology
At Pacifico Yokohama, Japan, 
July 13-18


For the complete list of 2014 conferences & lectures visit conferences.

7th Global Studies Conference
Shanghai University, June 19-21


China, Contingency, Globalization, Debin Liu, Changgang Guo, Jan Nederveen Pieterse, editors

Books in Preparation 

Welcome to the multipolar world: Globalization, development and emerging economies

What is Global studies? London, Sage

Changing Gestalts of Southeast Asia. Special issue Journal of Contemporary Asia, co-edited with Abdul Rahman Embong and Tham Siew Yen
Capitalisms in Asia—book co-edited with Hyun-chin Lim and Myungkoo Kang

What is Global studies? London, Sage (under contract)

Emerging societies, in Renu Modi, Craig Murphy, Timothy M. Shaw and Xu Yi-chong, eds.  Handbook in Contemporary International Political Economy. London, Palgrave

A Conversation with Noam Chomsky 

At University of California, Santa Barbara

March 1, 2014 

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Mellichamp Lectures

Wing Woo, Economics, University of California Davis--East Asia and China, Date in March TBD

Jeffrey Henderson, Professor of International Development, Bristol University--Critical Transformations and Global Development, February 24, 2016

Myungkoo Kang, Director Seoul National University Asia Center--Popular Cultural Flows in East Asia (comparing China, Japan and Korea), February 1, 2016

David Wilson, Geography, University of Illinois UC—Deepening The Creative City
February 12, 2015   Flyer
Paper Reference, Wilson, David. Cities and Race: America's New Black Ghetto 
​(London, Routledge, 2007) 

​Terence Gomez, Political Economy, University of Malaya, KL. Resisting the Fall: The Single Party Dominant State, Policies and Elections in Malaysia

​March 5, 2015 Flyer [PDF]

Boike Rehbein, Asian Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin—Inequality in Germany: Recent research
March 19, 2015

Fazal Rizvi, Melbourne University—Policy Responses to the Global Rise of Asian Higher Education  

April 28, 2015