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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - African history and the Portuguese-speaking world - Religion, Christian missionaries, and Islam - Civil wars, conflict resolution, negotiations and mediation

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Personal profile


Eric Morier-Genoud is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton (USA), where he completed his PhD on the Politics of the Roman Catholic Church in colonial Mozambique. He joined Queen's University in September 2008, having spent the previous six years as a research and teaching fellow at the Universities of Oxford, Lausanne and Basel (Switzerland). 

Research Statement

My main research interests are in the history and politics of Africa, the Portuguese-speaking world, nationalism, religion, Christian missions, war and conflict transformation. I am currently working on the  history of the civil war in Mozambique and on the diariy of emperor Gungunhane's medical doctor (1891-1895).



HIS1001 HIstory and Historians. Contested Pasts

ANT1003 A World on the Move. Anthropological & Historical Approaches to Globalisation

HIS2061 Nationalism and Liberation in 20th Century Africa

HIS3099 Modernity in Missions. Overseas Christian Expansion, 1858-1980s

MHY7080 Topics in Religion, Identity and Conflict

MHY7035 Concepts




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book review Social Sciences
Mozambique Social Sciences
Switzerland Social Sciences
Angola Social Sciences
holiday Social Sciences
slavery Social Sciences
bibliography Social Sciences
civil war Social Sciences

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Research Output 1996 2019

BOOK: Catholicism and the Making of Politics in Central Mozambique, 1940-1986

Morier-Genoud, E., 18 Jun 2019, Rochester, USA: Rochester University Press. 264 p. (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)

Research output: Book/ReportBook


BOOK (eds): Imperial Migrations. Colonial Communities and Diaspora in the Portuguese World

Morier-Genoud, E. (ed.), 19 Nov 2012, Palgravemacmillan. 368 p. (Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Portuguese Empire

BOOK: Embroiled. Swiss Churches, South Africa and Apartheid

Morier-Genoud, E., Péclard, D. & Jeannerat, C., Jan 2011, LIT Verlag, Berlin, Germany. 389 p. (Schweizerische Afrikastudien; vol. 9)

Research output: Book/ReportBook


Teaching Award

Eric Morier-Genoud (Recipient), 01 Oct 2009

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Award for Excellence in Research

Eric Morier-Genoud (Recipient), 2002

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Award

Eric Morier-Genoud (Recipient), 1992

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 1992 2020

African Studies in Ireland 2018

Eric Morier-Genoud (Organiser)
25 May 201826 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Chatham House: "Democracy and Economic Inclusion in Mozambique: Understanding Prospects in the Context of the Past"

Eric Morier-Genoud (Invited speaker)
20 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

Fotografia e Memória para Além de Ruínas

Eric Morier-Genoud (Presenter)
07 Jul 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Mozambique : de la crise récente à la crise qui vient

Eric Morier-Genoud (Organiser)
24 Jan 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


"Le Mozambique en Crise"

Eric Morier-Genoud (Organiser)
23 Jan 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Press / Media

E-Global - Interview about the situation in Mozambique

Eric Morier-Genoud


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Interview - Radio Vatican

Eric Morier-Genoud


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment