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Stefan Jonsson is professor at the Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society (REMESO), Linköping University, Sweden. He has written widely on European modernism and modernity, focusing especially on representations and fantasies of crowds and collectivities, as well as on European racism and colonialism. Writings include Subject Without Nation (2000); A Brief History of the Masses (2008); Crowds and Democracy (2013); Eurafrica (with Peo Hansen, 2013); and Austere Histories in European Societies (with Julia Willén, 2016). Jonsson is also a critic at Sweden’s major newspaper Dagens Nyheter.