IS Academy Lecture: The US Elections, US Foreign Policy toward Africa, and Africom

Seminar date: 
06 November 2008
Place:   Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague (please bring identification)
Speaker(s): Prof. Peter J. Schraeder (Graduate Program Director, Department of Political Science, Loyola University Chicago)

Professor Schraeder is a specialist of comparative foreign policy, United States foreign policy toward Africa, and intervention in world politics and international democracy promotion. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Tunis (2002-03) and at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Senegal (1994-96) in addition to holding visiting appointments at Somali National University (1985, the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti (1987), the French Institute of African Research in Zimbabwe (1996, the University of the Antilles in Guadeloupe (1999), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy (2003-05). His scholarship is published in African Affairs, The Journal of Modern African Studies, The Journal of Politics, Political Science Quarterly, Middle East Journal, Politique Africaine, and World Politics. He is the author or editor of ten books, including Globalization and Emerging Trends in African Foreign Policy: A Comparative Perspective of Eastern Africa (2007), African Politics and Society: A Mosaic in Transformation (2004), Exporting Democracy: Rhetoric vs. Reality (2002), and United States Foreign Policy Toward Africa: Incrementalism, Crisis, and Change (1994).

Registration is obligatory. If you have registered but are unable to attend please inform us as soon as possible.

Discussant: Dr Stephen Ellis