Fenneke Wekker (1972) is a creative writer, political sociologist and trainer.
Her work basically evolves around topics of home and belonging, family- and group dynamics, community building, inclusion and exclusion.
1996 - Theatre Performance and Acting at the Amsterdam School of Arts
2013 - Bachelor's degree Sociology (cum laude), University of Amsterdam
2015 - Research Master’s degree (cum laude) in Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam
2020 - PhD-degree, on the ethnographic study Building Belonging; Affecting Feelings of Home through Community Building Interventions, University of Amsterdam.
1998 - 2018 Actress, playwright, writing coach and publicist
2004 - 2006 Artistic Coordinator, Frascati Theatre Productions
2006 - 2009 Artistic Leader, Community Arts Group Public Amusement
2018 - 2022 Head of Academic Affairs, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study
2022 - Non-fiction writer, trainer and ethnographer
See for a complete list of Wekker's theatre plays here.
For her full publication list, click here.
Download your free digital copy of Building Belonging. Affecting Feelings of Home through Community Building Interventions here.
Trainings and workshops
Based on working closely throughout the years with many highly talented authors, academics and performance artists, Fenneke Wekker develops tailor-made trainings, writing courses and workshops focused on personal and professional development.