PD Dr. Piet van Eeuwijk

Delegate of the Faculty of Humanities (repres. of group II: scientific collaborator)

  • University of Basel, subject area Social Anthropology: Scientific Collaborator, Senior Lecturer & Researcher
  • University of Basel, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute: Research Group Leader
  • University of Zurich: Research Associate
  • University of Freiburg i.Br.: Chargé de Cours
Main research topics
  • Sustainable Development, equity and health
  • Sustainability, development and politics of faith-based organizations
  • SDGs in the light of communicable diseases and non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
  • Aging, agency, health and care
  • Zoonotic diseases: the impact of physical and social environment
Current research projects
  • Concepts of Sustainable Development of Christian and Moslem faith-based organizations
  • Aging, health and care: towards sustainable elder care arrangements in global south
  • Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and sustainable programs of prevention and therapy in low-income countries
Favorite course within the MSD curriculum

Lecture: Sustainability: A new Societal Paradigm?

Current Lectures

Lectures overview current semester

The idea of sustainability comprises not only economy, society and environment, but also the (often hidden) driving and controlling forces of politics, interest and power – and the latter have to be detected, identified and revealed in SD studies.