Paul Scheffer

Paul Scheffer

Paul Scheffer (b. 1954) is a philosopher and professor of urban studies at the University of Amsterdam. An ex-correspondent in Paris and Warsaw, he writes regular op-ed pieces for the Dutch press. One of them, published in the NRC Handelsblad in 2005 on the failure of the Dutch multicultural society, has stirred up no end of controversy.

Updated: 18 January 2017

By Paul Scheffer