Globalization and the World of Regions: Lessons from Africa...

Development Studies Seminars 2024 | Globalization and the World of Regions: Lessons from Africa and the Post-Soviet Space

The seminars are an initiative that, since 1991, promotes research carried out in the areas of study of MDCI/ISEG/ULisboa and PDED/ISEG/ULisboa.



Development Studies Seminars 2024

Topic: “Globalization and the World of Regions: Lessons from Africa and the Post-Soviet Space”
Presenter: Daniel Bach (CNRS/Sciences Po Bordeaux & CEsA/CSG/ISEG-ULisboa)
Date: May 29, 2024 (Wednesday). Note: Originally scheduled for May 30, this session has been brought forward to May 29th for greater convenience.
Hour: 6 pm to 8 pm (GMT/Lisbon)
Venue: Novo Banco Room, ISEG (Quelhas, Rua do Quelhas 6, 1200-781, Lisbon, Portugal)


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About Daniel Bach (CNRS/SciencesPo Bordeaux & CEsA/CSG/ISEG/ULisboa):

Daniel Bach is Director of research emeritus of the CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) at the Emile Durkheim Centre ‐ Comparative Political Science and Sociology, University of Bordeaux. He holds the Diplôme d’Habiliation à Diriger des Recherches (Bordeaux I University), a D. Phil from Oxford University, a master (DES) from Paris I (Panthéon‐Sorbonne University) and a BA from Sciences Po Grenoble.

He has taught at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife‐Ife (Nigeria), the University of Montréal, ISCTE in Lisbon, Boston University, Ritsumeikan University, University of Kobe and the Luis Guido Carli, Rome. A former Director of Centre d’Etude d’Afrique noire of Bordeaux, he was a Deakin Fellow at St Antony’s College (Oxford University), a Fulbright scholar (Boston University) and a Fellow of the Indian Council for Social Studies Research (Jawaharlal Nehru University).

He has published on Nigerian federalism, the foreign policies of Nigeria and South Africa, regional organisations and regionalisation processes in Africa, as well as on relations between France, the European Union, China, India and Africa.

Daniel Bach is the series editor of the Routledge studies in African Politics and International Relations. His book on Regionalism in Africa ; Genealogies, institutions and trans-state networks ( Routledge, 2016) received the Past Presidents’ book award of the Association of Borderlands Studies(ABS) in June 2021.


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