European and Global Studies: Portraits
Laurent Goetschel | What connects foreign with peace policy
Professor Laurent Goetschel is a prominent media figure and a popular policy and public authority consultant. He is a recognized expert in issues surrounding peace policy and Swiss foreign policy. He began teaching and researching at the University of Basel in 2000.
Madeleine Herren-Oesch | The global context of Europe
The Institute for European and Global Studies at the University of Basel (EIB) was founded in 1993 in reaction to the failed accession to the EEA. Prof. Madeleine Herren-Oesch has been in charge of the research institute since 2013. The historian, whose focus is on European history and the history of international organizations, previously taught at the University of Heidelberg, where she headed an Asian studies research project.
Elísio Macamo | Africa and Europe: a close relationship
One key aspect of the European and Global Studies research focus is to study the African continent in order to expand existing research on Europe’s cultural roots.