Dr hab. Marcin Grabowski, Director of the Centre for International Studies and Development (CISAD), has been elected a member of the Management Committee of the European Association of Development and Training Institutes, taking the position of the Treasurer of the Association. He has also been appointed a member of the Executive Committee, becoming a representative of Poland in the institution.
EADI, the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, is the leading European network in the field of Development Studies. With more than 100 institutional members in more than 25 countries it organises activities and provides platforms for international networking and exchange with a strong interdisciplinary focus. EADI’s flagship events are the General Conferences every three years which bring together the wider Development Research community around a specific topic. The official languages of EADI are English and French. EADI is funded through membership fees as well as by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
Dr hab. Marcin Grabowski is an associate professor at the Institute of Political Science and International Relations of the Jagiellonian University of Kraków and the Director of the Centre for International Studies and Development (CISAD). Marcin graduated in International Relations from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. He studied at Columbia University in the City of New York (School of International and Public Affairs), George Washington University in Washington (Sigur Center for Asian Studies), and University of California, San Diego, where he completed the Global Leadership Institute program. His research interests focus on the Asia-Pacific Rim, especially institutional arrangements of the region (APEC, ASEM, ASEAN, EAS, ARF, SAARC), American and Chinese foreign policies, theories of IR and International Economics.