Eduard Soler

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Eduard Soler

Dr. Eduard Soler i Lecha is a senior research fellow at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) and lecturer on international relations at Ramon Llull-Blanquerna University and the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI). He is the scientific coordinator of MENARA (www.menarproject.eu), a H2020 research project on the emerging regional order in the Middle East and North Africa and the Team Leader of El-Hiwar, a training project implemented by the College of Europe on Euro-Arab diplomacy. His main areas of expertise are geopolitics in the MENA region, Turkey and European policies towards the Southern neighbourhood. He has extensively published in academic journals such as Mediterranean Politics and the International Spectator as well as in policy-oriented ones such as Política ExteriorInsight Turkey or Foreign Affairs (Spanish edition).