Making research, good practices, learning activities and events on intercultural dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean accessible to everyone.


Tuomo Melasuo

Professor, emeritus of Peace and Conflict Research and former Director of TAPRI, Tampere Peace Research Institute, at the Tampere University. With a Doctoral degree in political science, Tuomo Melasuo is also Docent in Political History at the University of Turku, and his academic interest lies in particular in the recent history of North Africa and international relations in the Mediterranean. At TAPRI, he focuses on Mediterranean Studies and Euro-Mediterranean relations with emphasis on socio-economic and cultural evolution. Professor Melasuo has been the vice-chair of MOST, Management of Social Transformation programme in UNESCO, as well as a former member of the Advisory Council of the Anna Lindh Foundation and the first coordinator of the Finnish national ALF network.