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Researcher in Political Philosophy and social sciences, Center of Global studies, Institutes of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences

Albert Kasanda is a researcher at the Centre of Global Studies of the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague. He has an expertise in intercultural and comparative philosophy, as well as Latin American and African philosophy. Kasanda’s recent book is Contemporary African Social and Political Philosophy: Trends, Debates and Challenges (2018). His current research focuses on African youth and civil society as well as on African intercultural philosophy.


  • 2013–2019
    Senior research fellow, Centre of Global Studies, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences


  • 1997 
    Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, Diplôme in Sociology
  • 1996 
    Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, PhD


  • 2018
    Contemporary African social and political philosophy, London/New York: Routledge
  • 2018
    The African Youth Civic Movements and the Struggle for Peace: The Case of Balai Citoyen and Filimbi, Critical Sociology,
  • 2018
    Afropolitanism as a Critique of conventional African narratives of identity and emancipation ITY AND EMANCIPATION, HUMAN AFFAIRS 28, 379–394, 2018

Professional Memberships

  • Czech Association of African Studies
  • Réseau international pour l'éducation plurilingue et interculturelle
  • International School of Intercultural Philosophy
  • Prague, Czech Republic
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