Merijn Oudenampsen

Merijn Oudenampsen is an urban sociologist, active member of the Flexmens collective and a freelance researcher. His main research interest is Dutch populism.

Till 2009 he was connected to the Jan van Eijck Academie in Maastricht, investigating populism as part of the project Design Negation. At the moment he is working on a book on populism and symbolic politics. He studied political science and sociology at the UvA in Amsterdam, has written and still writes regularely on the politics of urban development and has been involved in organising several conferences and initiatives around flexbilisation.