Frank is an International historian with a particular interest in the diplomatic history of territories that were formerly colonised. He has researched topics such as African international history, NGOs as well as European and Belgian Diplomacy in a postcolonial context. He is currently a lecturer in the history of international relations at Utrecht University, a research fellow at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa and an external fellow at Shanghai University.
Panel 1: Laissez-faire or State Control
“Neoliberalism in the Global South: the African Development Bank and changing ideas about development”