Moncef Bakail

Moncef Bakail is director of the African studies and research professor of African history and politics at the University of Algiers 2. In 2008 he was named Visiting Professor of the University of Perpignan in France. From 2004 to 2009 he worked as General Director of the National School of Tourism in Algeria. Bakail obtained his Doctorat d’Etat (PhD) in 2004 in African history from The University of Algiers and holds a Master of Arts in East African history from the University of Exeter in 1990. He is a special advisor to the Algerian Ministry of Higher Education since 2014 as a member of the programs Evaluation team. He is a fluent English, French and Arabic speaker and has published 7 books and more than 30 scientific articles and papers which are published in Algeria and France, including Tourisme et développement socio-économique de l'Afrique, Annales du Tourisme 2015, Editions Balzac, Paris, 2016 and Studies and research in the history of sub-Saharan Africa (2017) in Arabic and English languages.