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Jeroen Van den Bosch


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Jeroen J. J. Van den Bosch studied Area Studies (Slavonic Studies) and Political Science (International Relations) at the Catholic University in Leuven, graduating cum laude in 2008 and 2010 respectively. During this time he studied in Odessa, Irkutsk (IGLU, Russian Federation), Cracow (Jagiellonian University), Moscow (Pushkin Institute) and Poźnan (Adam Mickiewicz University).

At AMU he obtained his PhD on the topic of  "Personalist Rule in Sub Saharan Africa. The Impact of Personalism on Regime Transitions after the Cold War;" while also doing research in Georgia, Kenya and Ukraine. He was also editor-in-chief of the political science journal: "R/evolutions: Global Trends & Regional Issues."

Currently, he acts as assistant-coordinator in the EISIPS project, while at the same time he is running a sister-project called EISCAS, also an Eramus+ Strategic Partnership, focusing on Central Asian Studies. Within EISIPS he is also involved as developmental editor.

His research fields encompass theories of dictatorships, autocratic cooperation democratization, political regimes theories, Sub Saharan Africa, and Central Asia. And he will contribute a chapter related to authoritarianism in the Indo-Pacific.

Affiliation(s) and current position at institute

Project Coordinator (EISCAS)

Assistant-Coordinator (EISIPS)

Mobility Manager (AMU specjalista)

STEM ED Study Abroad in Poznan On-site Director

Kkeywords of research fields (both on Indo-Pacific and other)

Dictatorships, Authoritarian Political Regimes, Autocratic Cooperation, Democratization, Personalist Rule

Works/publications on Indo-Pacific

Van den Bosch, J., "Irreversible Regime Transitions: The Impact of Hereditary Succession and Personalist Rule in North Korea," in: The Korean Peninsula Unification Trajectories: Insights from Poland and Germany, Warsaw, 2017.

Van den Bosch, J., “Personalism: A type or characteristic of authoritarian regimes, Czech Political Science Revue, (Politologicka revue), Vol. 21(1), 2015, pp. 11-30.  (ISSN 1211-0353)

Van den Bosch, J. "Mapping Political Regimes Typologies," Przegląd Politologiczny, No. 4, 2014.

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