Adam Mickiewicz University and the City of Poznan invite to an open lecture, which will be delivered by Prof. Daniel Bach. Lecture entitled "Africa as a new global frontier" will be held on October 23, 2017 (Monday) at 15:00 in Room 125 of the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism of Adam Mickiewicz University, 89a Umultowska street.
Professor Daniel C. Bach is a retired Director of Research CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research) at the Emil Durkheim Centre of the University of Bordeaux and professor at Sciences Po Bordeaux and ISEG (University of Lisbon). It holds a Diplôme d'Habiliation à Diriger des Recherches (University of Bordeaux I), a doctorate from Oxford University, DES of University Panthéon-Sorbonne and a Bachelor degree at Institut d'Etudes Politiques, University of Grenoble. He was also a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ife-Ife (Nigeria), University of Montreal, ISCTE in Lisbon, Coimbra University, Boston University, Ritsumeikan University, Kobe University and LUISS Guido Carli in Rome. Former director of the Center d'Etude d'Afrique noire in Bordeaux, he was also Deakin Fellow at St Antony's College (Oxford University), Fulbright scholar at Boston University and co-worker of the Indian Council for Social Studies (Jawaharlal Nehru University). He is the author of numerous publications on Nigerian federalism, foreign policy of Nigeria and South Africa, regional organizations and regionalization processes in Africa, as well as the relations between France, the European Union, China, India and Africa. His latest book Regionalism in Africa. Genealogies, Institutions and Trans-state networks was re-published in June. Daniel Bach is also the editor of a series of publications Studies in African Politics and International Relations, Routledge.