Author | Activist
Pieter specializes in analysis of historical and current affairs in South Asia. He engages with issues such as human rights, supremacist political ideologies, ethnonationalism, politicization of religion, authoritarian government structures and policies, state-sponsored atrocities, and the need to unify around doctrines of liberty.
Speaker | Traveler
Pieter has lectured at Columbia University, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles, Carleton University, and St. Stephens College. A staunch advocate for religious liberty and interfaith cooperation, he has spoken at mosques, gurdwaras, churches, and viharas. He has traveled and lived in Europe and Asia.
"Timely and extremely relevant" — Dr. Ashok Swain
"An important book" — Suchitra Vijayan
"Especially compelling" — Ajit Sahi
"Highly relevant" — Dr. Ritumbra Manuvie
"Timely and well-researched" — Hindus for Human Rights