Jeroen de Kloet

Jeroen de Kloet is assistant professor in media studies at the University of Amsterdam and works on the cultural implications of globalization in China.

Towards an Ethics of Slowness in an Era of Academic Corporatism.

Yiu Fai ChowJeroen de Kloet et Helen Hok-Sze Leung | 12.07.2010

‘Now, of course, we live in Thatcher’s psyche if not her anus, in the world she made, of competition, consumerism, celebrity and guilt’s bastard son, charity: bingeing and debt.’ Hanif Kureishi (2008: 271) The hidden injuries of the neo-liberal University. In a recently published piece titled ‘Breaking the Silence: The Hidden Injuries of the Neoliberal [...]

Pyjamas, nylon stockings, and other Olympic dreams.

Jeroen de Kloet | 04.05.2009

Photography by Elaine W. Ho. While strolling through the streets of Xiamen in the summer of 1992, I came across many young women wearing short nylon stockings. I remember, with shame, I must confess now, how I would make fun of them with my friends. Taking Dutch standards as the yardstick of good taste, I [...]