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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


Theater Plays

See  for a complete list of Wekker's theatre plays here.


Academic Writing

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. 



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