Issue: 1/2024

  • Volume 28
  • Number 1
  • 2024


Studia Europejskie –
Studies in European Affairs

ISSN: 1428-149X
e-ISSN: 2719-3780

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Tuomo Melasuo


Professor Emeritus of Peace and Conflict Research in TAPRI, Tampere Peace Research Institute, Tampere University, and Docent in Political History, University of Turku, Finland. He studied contemporary history and political science in Turku in Finland and inAix-en-Provence in France. Professor Melasuo specialises in the North African and Mediterranean world, especially on Algerian history since the beginning of colonialism. He has also worked on other Maghrebi countries, on political culture in Muslim societies as well as on the history of colonialism. During the last three decades, since creating the TAPRI Mediterranean Studies Project, Tuomo Melasuo has been active in Euro-Mediterranean relations. He is or has been a member of many scientific, cultural, and civil society organs such as the Advisory Council of Anna Lindh Foundation, Academic Advisory Council in the Center for Mediterranean Dialogues of the New York University, in steering committees of Femise, IASKS, and of Sihmed. On a more global level, professor Melasuo has served as the Vice-President of the MOST (the Management of Social Transformation program, Unesco) representing Western Europe and North America as well as serving as a representative of Finland in Unesco’s Euro-Arab Task Force for Dialogue. Tuomo Melasuo has published several books and many articles both in international and Finnish publications. Today, besides guiding his doctoral students, professor Melasuo continues his scientific activities in peace and conflict research on Euro-Mediterranean relations by concentrating on socioeconomic evolutions in international political and cultural relations both in a regional and global context. Tuomo Melasuo has been designated Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques.