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Mr P. (Pieter) Lagerwaard

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Photographer: Tasniem Anwar

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15578
    1001 NB Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    Pieter Lagerwaard is a PhD Candidate at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Using participatory methods, he studies the use of financial transaction data for security purposes by Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs). The PhD is part of the research project 'FOLLOW: Following the Money from Transaction to Trial,' funded by the European Research Council (ERC) (see for more information: His theoretical interests lie at the intersection of Science and Technology Studies (STS), Critical Security Studies, and the nexus between finance and security.

    Academic background: Lagerwaard has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in India both for his bachelor in anthropology and research master in social science (cum laude). The former research project was focusing on migration and was a collaborative effort with the ‘Provincial Globalization’ research team (see for more information For the master research he conducted fieldwork among stockbrokers in the financial market of Mumbai. His work on financial anthropology was published in the Journal of Cultural Economy.

  • Publications


    Lagerwaard, P (2018) Following Suspicious Transactions in Europe: Comparing the Operations of European Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs). FOLLOW Research Report. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR).

    Lagerwaard, P. (2015) ‘Negotiating Global Finance: Trading on Dalal Street, Mumbai,’ Journal of Cultural Economy 8 (3): 564-581.           

    Lagerwaard, P. (2015) Comparative Analysis of Financial Intelligence Units, research report, February.        

    Lagerwaard, P. and M. J. Fitzpatrick, F. Jägers. (2012) De Verhalen achter Migratie: Visa Agents, Indiase Studentes en Jonge Antropologen in het Veld. #kijkSW, College Sociale Wetenschappen 4.

    Lagerwaard, P. (2012) The Organisation of Migration: Migration Industry and Social Networks in Anand, Gujarat (India). Provincial Globalisation Research Report No.4. Bangalore: National Institute of Advanced Studies and Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research.


    Non-academic publications

    Lagerwaard, P. (2019) 'Swap-bewoners: De swapfiets is een symbool voor de groeiende ontworteling van de moderne stadsmens' De Groene Amsterdamer, 1 August.

    Lagerwaard,P. (2018) ‘Onterecht dat toeristen zo benaderd en bejegend worden’ Het Parool, 13 September.

    Lagerwaard, P. (2017) ‘Bliksem is dodelijker dan terrorisme’ De Volkskrant, 7 Januari.

    Lagerwaard, P. (2016) ‘De DART-methode: een effectieve manier om je tentamen te leren’ Studiemeesters.

    Lagerwaard, P. (2016) ‘Aan de slag! Een manier om te ‘kickstarten” Studiemeesters.

    Lagerwaard, P. (2016) ‘Structuur aanbrengen in je scriptie’ Studiemeesters.

    Lagerwaard, P. (2015) Socioloog kan helpen tegen radicalisering. De Volkskrant, 19 March.

  • Publications


    • Lagerwaard, P. (2015). Negotiating Global Finance: Trading on Dalal Street, Mumbai. Journal of Cultural Economy, 8(5), 564-581.


    • Lagerwaard, P. (2018). Following Suspicious Transactions in Europe: Comparing the Operations of European Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs). (FOLLOW Research Report). Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Resarch (AISSR), University of Amsterdam. [details]
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  • Ancillary activities
    • Practise in Theory