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In memoriam Prof. Galjart (1933 -2016)

Prof. Benno F. Galjart, Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology of Leiden University, has passed away last Wednesday, 10 February 2016, at the age of 82.

Prof. Galjart was Professor of Sociology of non-Western societies at our Institute from 1974 until November 1998. He was specialised in South America and was dedicated to the application of sociological insights into development work.

We wish his wife, children, family, and friends much strength with this loss.

On behalf of the Institute Board,

Gerard Persoon
Scientific Director

For more information on the cremation ceremony at 17 February 2016, see the Dutch funeral card.




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