Eric is Assistant Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Innsbruck. He has published journal articles on the entangled global histories of socialism, development and decolonization in the Journal of Global History, Cold War History and Journal für Historische Kommunismusforschung. His PhD dissertation, on which the forthcoming monograph In Diensten des Afrikanischen Sozialismus. Die globale Entwicklungsarbeit der beiden deutschen Staaten in Tansania, 1961–1990 is based, has been awarded the Walter Markov Prize 2019-20 by the European Network in Universal and Global History (ENIUGH). Special issues edited by him include Socialisms in Development (Austrian Journal of Development Studies / JEP, 2017) and Journeys of Education and Struggle. African Mobility in Times of Decolonization and the Cold War (Stichproben. Vienna Journal of African Studies, 2018).
Panel 4: Connections, Contexts and Networks