Dr. Martin Welz
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- African Integration Processes
- African Union
- Member states perspectives vis-à-vis the integration processes
- Cultural Foundations of the African integration
- Decolonization in Southern Africa
- Expertise in Ethiopia, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda and Zimbabwe
Martin Welz studied Political Science and Public Administration (B.A.) at the University of Konstanz and at the University of Pretoria as well as International Relations (M.Sc.) at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Since September 2007, he works at the chair of Professor Wolfgang Seibel. Martin Welz completed his PhD thesis titled „The African Union: Integration vs. Sovereignty“, which will be published with Routledge in summer 2012. He is currently teaching in the bachelor program Politics and Public Administration and the master program “International Administration and Conflict Management”. He is one of the country experts for the Bertelsmann Transformations Index 2012.
Welz, Martin (summer 2012), Integrating Africa: Decolonization’s Legacies, Sovereignty and the African Union. London: Routledge.
Welz, Martin (summer 2012), From Non-Interference towards Non-Indifference: The ongoing Paradigm Shift in the African Union. In Engel, Ulf und Gomes Porto, João. Farnham: Ashgate.
Welz, Martin (2011), Uganda’s Impetus for Building the East African Community: Domestic Actors and Their Reasoning. Paper presented at the workshop „Mapping Agency“, Berlin, Juli 2011.
Welz, Martin (2011), Explaining the Gap between the AU and its Member States. Paper presented at the European Conference on African Studies, Uppsala, Juni 2011.
Welz, Martin (2010), Zimbabwe’s ‘Inclusive Government’: Some Observations on its first 100 Days, The Round Table Vol. 99 (411), 607-621.
Welz, Martin (2009), Mauritius: Eine Erfolgsgeschichte, Afrika Süd Vol. 38 (6), 35-37.
Welz, Martin and Junk, Julian (2009), Zimbabwe still at the Crossroads? Domestic Stalemate, Regional Appeasement, and International Half-Heartedness. Sicherheit und Frieden - Security and Peace Vol. 27 (3), 185-194.
Welz, Martin (2009), Zum Scheitern verurteilt: Zur neuen Regierung in Simbabwe, Afrika Süd Vol. 38 (2), 17-18.
University of Konstanz
Department of Politics and Public Administration
Chair of Professor Wolfgang Seibel