Bastiaan De Roo

Bastiaan De RooSenior Researcher Leipzig University – Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 1199: “Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition” (2016-2017)

  • Guest professor Ghent University – Global Studies and World History (1st Semester 2016-2017)
  • PhD (2016): “Colonial taxation in Africa. A fiscal history of the Congo through the lens of customs (1886-1914)” Ghent University
  • Assistant/PhD-researcher African History (2010-2016)


Research interests:

  • The development of a spatial order during the age of high imperialism and modern colonialism in Central Africa (1860-1930).
  • The political economy of (the Belgian) Empire in Africa (1880-1980)