Mineke Schipper

Mineke Schipper ©Christiaan Krouwels

Mineke writes literary non-fiction and fiction. She is also Emeritus Professor of Intercultural Literary Studies at the University of Leiden, with visiting professorships in Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso and China. She has a Royal Order of Knighthood (Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau) for “building intercultural bridges nationally and internationally, inside and outside the academy.”