Academic Qualifications

PhD in Contemporary History, 2007 – Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Bachelor in Contemporary History, 1994 – Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Biographical Information

Eduardo Gargallo has a PhD in Contemporary History (University of Barcelona, 2007). He wrote his thesis about the history of the Department of Agriculture in Zimbabwe. At the Centro de Estudos Internacionais – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (CEI-IUL) he is a post-doctoral researcher, currently carrying out research on land policies and community conservation of natural resources in Namíbia and Mozambique. Previously, he was project director of the Centre d’Estudis Africans in Barcelona, and wrote consultancy reports on cooperation projects in Africa. Among others, he has published in the Journal of Southern African StudiesJournal of Namibian Studies, Politique African and  Journal of Contemporary African Studies.

Key Publications

Gargallo, Eduard (2015), “Conservation on contested lands: the case of Namibia’s communal conservancies“, Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 33 (2), 213-231.

Gargallo, Eduard (2010), “Beyond Black and White: Ethnicity and Land Reform in Namibia“, Politique Africaine, 120, 153-173.

Gargallo, Eduard (2010), “Serving production, welfare or neither? An analysis of the group resettlement projects in the Namibian land reform“, Journal of Namibian Studies, 7, 29-54.

Gargallo, Eduard (2009), “A Question of Game or Cattle?: The Fight against Trypanosomiasis in Southern Rhodesia (1898-1914)“, Journal of Southern African Studies, 35 (3), 737-753.

Gargallo, Eduard (ed.) (2005),  Àfrica en l’imaginari occidental. Els mites europeus sobre África. València: Publicacions de la Universitat de València. (ISBN: 84-370-6236-5)


Gargallo, E. (2015) "Conservation on contested lands: the case of Namibia’s communal conservancies", Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 33 (2), 213-231.

Gargallo, E. (2015) "De las visiones coloniales a las políticas postcoloniales: el caso de los San de Namibia", Anuário Antropológico, 40 (2), 51-76.

Gargallo, E. (2008) "¿De quién es el bosque? La política forestal en Rhodesia, 1897-1914", Studia Africana, 19.