British-Dutch Journalist Ian Buruma (October 2008)

Ian Buruma is a Dutch- British author who specializes specifically on topics relating to 20th century Japan. He visited the UC Berkeley campus in October of 2008, however, to discuss his book “Murder in Amsterdam”, a work that has received critical acclaim dealing with the issue of Islamic immigration in the Netherlands. In 2008 he was also rewarded the Erasmus Prize, which is given to an individual who has contributed to culture or society in Europe.

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