Peter Vermeersch (b. 1972) is a professor of social science and politics, a poet and a writer of literary non-fiction. Vermeersch’ writing and research revolves mostly around Central and Eastern Europe and covers topics such as minority politics, the Roma, nationalism, everyday citizenship, and democratization. He also writes literary essays for different magazines, and he published the poetry collection 'For Instance, take granite' together with David Van Reybrouck.
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