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Dr. Clemens Six

Dr. Clemens Six (1975) is an Associate Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He received his PhD at Vienna University in 2003 in South Asian economic and social history and worked several years in international development research before he re-joined academia as a historian.

Among other fields, his publications covered the role of religion in development cooperation and religious extremism and violence in a global comparative perspective. His current research interests include secularism in South and Southeast Asia, transnational anti-imperialism, and the global intellectual history of peace in the aftermath of the Second World War.

His latest monographs include Secularism, Decolonisation, and the Cold War in South and Southeast Asia (Routledge, 2018), The Palgrave Handbook of Anti-Communist Persecutions (co-ed. with Christian Gerlach, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020) and The Transnationality of the Secular: Travelling Ideas and Shared Practices of Secularism in Decolonising South and Southeast Asia (Brill, 2020).


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