University of Hamburg

UHH_LOGO_NEUCord Jakobeit is the coordinator of the PRIMO ITN. He is a professor for international politics at the Institute of Political Science at Hamburg University. His research interests include regional powers, environmental politics and European integration.

Fudan University

fudanYugang Chen is associate professor at the Department of International Politics, Fudan University. His areas of interest include, among others, European politics, diplomacy and external relations.


German-Institute-of-Global-and-Area-Studies-LogoDetlef Nolte is acting vice-president of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies and a professor of political science at Hamburg University. He works on regional powers as well as political institutions, ‘failed presidencies’ and the politics of the past in Latin America.

Jawaharlal Nehru University

JNUUmmu Salma Bava is Director, Europe Area Studies Programme and Professor of European Studies at the Centre for European Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University. She works on European and South Asian security and solitics, comparative regional integration, transatlantic relations and NATO as well as German Politics and Foreign Policy.

Middle East Technical University

METUBaşak Kale is assistant professor at the Center for European Studies, Middle East Technical University. Her research interests include Europeanization, EU Enlargement, Turkey-EU Relations, Turkey’s accession process, Politics of International Migration, Turkey’s asylum and migration policies, transit and irregular migration in Europe.

PUC Rio de Janeiro

PUC-RIOPaulo Esteves is Director of the Institute of International Relations of PUC-Rio. His current research focuses on the convergence among the fields of International Security, humanitarianism and development. Also researches the participation of Brazil and other emerging and peripheral countries in the new architecture of international security.

St. Petersburg State University

Saint_Petersburg_State_University_logoAlexandra Koval is an associate professor at the Department of World Economy, St. Petersburg State University. She works on international trade politics and the integration of emerging economies into the world market.

Stellenbosch University

StellenboschJanis van der Westhuizen is a professor at the Department of Political Science, Stellenbosch University. His research interests include comparative political economy, South African foreign policy as well as the relationship between identity and foreign policy.

Universidade de Lisboa

Universidade-de-LisboaAndrés Malamud is a research fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon. His research interests focus on regional integration, comparative institutions and parties, Latin American politics and EU Studies.

University of Oxford

OxfordAndrew Hurrell is Montague Burton Professor of International Relations, Balliol College, University of Oxford. His research interests include theories of international relations and global governance, the history of thought on international relations, comparative regionalism and the international relations of the Americas, with particular reference to Brazil.


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