Areas of interest/specialization:
International politics; armed conflict and peace; the state, separatism, and interventionism; the greater Horn of Africa
Dr. Aleksi Ylonen is an Associate Professor of International Relations. He has held a number of positions in various research and higher education institutions in Europe. Dr. Ylonen’s publications include books, journal articles, essays, and other work published in numerous scholarly outlets.
Doctorate in International Relations and African Studies, Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain), MA in Peace, Conflict, and Development Studies, Jaume I University (Spain), and BA in History, College of Charleston (USA).
Publications (Where possible include the link to the publications)
Recent Publications in Journals:
Aleksi Ylonen, “From Demonisation to Rapprochement: Abiy Ahmed’s Early Reforms and Implications of the Coming Together of Ethiopia and Eritrea”, Global Change, Peace & Security (2018).
Aleksi Ylonen, “Inheriting Power: Somaliland’s Political Institutions and the 2017 Presidential Election”, Review of African Political Economy (2018).
Aleksi Ylonen, On State, Marginalization, and Origins of Rebellion: The Formation of Insurgencies in Southern Sudan (Trenton: Africa World Press, 2016).
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