Hans-Dieter Evers

Evers, Hans-Dieter

Professor Hans-Dieter Evers is Emeritus Professor of Development Planning, ZEF University of Bonn and Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research and International Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia. His career has led him from Monash University to Yale University, where he was Director of Graduate Southeast Asian Studies, to the University of Singapore, where he headed the sociology department, to Bielefeld University and the University of Bonn in Germany. He was Distinguished Visiting Professor of Sociology at the National University of Singapore, Visiting Professor at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris and Visiting Fellow at Trinity College, University of Oxford. His major publications include Monks, Priests and Peasants: A Study of Buddhism and Social Structure in Central Ceylon (Brill, 1972), Sosiologi Perkotaan (LP3ES Jakarta, 1982), Strategische Gruppen (Reimer, 1988), Southeast Asian Urbanism (ISEAS & McMillan, 2000) and as co-editor, Governing and Managing Knowledge in Asia (World Scientific, 2005, 2nd ed 2010, 3rd ed 2013) and Beyond the Knowledge Trap, Developing Asia’s Knowledge-Based Economies (World Scientific, 2011).