Ruben Campos

Ruben Campos is an expert in political and social nonviolent movements as well as in South Asia and Southeast Asia. He is a professor of international relations in different postgraduate courses at Spanish universities and institutions, including the Ortega y Gasset Foundation, the Autonomous University and the Complutense University in Madrid, the University of the Basque Country, the University of Granada and the University of Valladolid.

He currently works as a program coordinator in the Club of Madrid (www.clubmadrid.org), an international organization dedicated to strengthening democracy around the world using the experience of its members, more than 90 former Heads of State and Government of democratic countries.

During the past eight years he has worked in the design, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of international projects in Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma, Canada, India, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, South Africa and Tunisia, as well as in thematic programs on Ethnicity and Democratic Governance and Dialogue between Political and Religious Leaders.

As an expert and analyst of international affairs he collaborates with research centers such as Casa Asia, CIDOB International Catalan Institute for Peace, Fundación Alternativas y Real Instituto Elcano, as well as with media such as BBC World, Foreign Policy in Spanish, Radio France International, Radio Nederland or RTVE.

Actually he is preparing the reading of his doctoral thesis on the Indian nationalist movement and he just published in the editorial Cataract selected political texts of Mohandas K. Gandhi.