Our mission is to bring Africa and Spain closer
Through outreach, educational, economic, and cultural activities, we foster mutual understanding and strengthen Hispanic African relations.
Roberto Cantoni is Beatriu de Pinós fellow at ICTA, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, where he is part of the Environmental Justice Team, led by Joan Martinez-Alier. He obtained his PhD in the History of Science and Technology from University of Manchester in 2014 and has since been conducting research in the STS and in energy social sciences, publishing works on coal, shale gas, and solar energy in Europe and Africa, while being based at universities in France, Germany, Spain, and the UK. His main theoretical interests are in energy and environmental justice, and in political ecology. He is the author of Oil Exploration, Diplomacy, and Security in the Early Cold War (Routledge, 2017).