François Bafoil

Senior researcher, CNRS
Phone: +33158717074 -
Ph.D. from Sciences Po. He holds degrees in philosophy and in Polish (INALCO). Extended research fellowships at the Lodz University, Poland (1984), Humboldt Foundation Fellow at the Free University and the WZB in Berlin (1988-1994). Before joining CERI in 2003, served as expert in charge of ex-ante assessment at the Ministry of Economy in Warsaw (2002-2003) and as special advisor at the OECD for the Territorial Review Poland. He has taught at the universities of Köln and Frankfurt/Oder (Germany), Bilgui (Istanbul, Turkey), Fudan (Shanghai, China). Member of the scientific boards of the Institut für Europäische Politik in Berlin, the Centre for Social Studies (PAN) in Warsaw, the Institut européen des hautes études Internationales(CIFE) in Berlin and Nice, and of the editorial boards of Allemagne aujourd’hui and Le Courrier des pays de l’Est. Develops comparative studies in sociology on Central and Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia as well as on the politics of energy.
Work in Progress

Central and Eastern Europe: economic and social transformations after 1990, Energy policies in Europe and in South-East Asia, Central and Eastern Europe/Mekong region: regional integration and cross-border cooperation

Research Interests

Comparative political economies, Central and Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, Weber, Freud, Renewable energy in Europe

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