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Roanne van Voorst

Roanne van Voorst (b. 1983) is an anthropologist and author of nonfiction and fiction. Her work has taken her all over the world, and her previous books include The Best Place on the Planet: Living in the Slums of Jakarta and Once Upon a Time We Ate Animals: The Future of Food, which was published in English by HarperCollins in 2021. She is president of the Dutch Future Society and works as a lecturer and researcher in Sustainable Humanity and Futures-Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam.

Ooit aten wij dieren

Ooit aten wij dieren

(Podium, 2019, 256 pagina's)

In the last thirty years veganism has exploded among younger generations around the world. Today it’s not just popular and mainstream: #vegan effuses success, sexiness; it’s cool. While most of us grew up eating ‘essential’ animal products, the greater conscious shift away from those same products, be it as a vegan, vegetarian or flexitarian, is gaining a momentum that will soon be hard, if not impossible to stop.

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Met z’n zessen in bed

Met z’n zessen in bed

De toekomst van liefde – van polyamorie tot relatiepillen

(Podium, 2022, 352 pagina's)

Love, be it romantic or platonic, is a fundamental part of human experience, for many of us the most important one. But spurred on by recent technological and cultural shifts, who or what we love and how we love are rapidly changing, often in unforeseen ways and with far-reaching consequences. Futures-anthropologist Roanne van Voorst spent three years researching love’s fluid landscape and immersing herself in today’s trends to gain fascinating insight into tomorrow’s human.

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