Kai Koddenbrock

Research Group Leader

Kai Koddenbrock Bayreuth

Kai Koddenbrock is a professor of political economy at Bard College Berlin. He is working on economic sovereignty and self-determination in the Global South and particularly on the role of the international monetary system and global and domestic financial markets in helping and constraining this quest. Located at the intersections of international relations and international political economy, he also works on geopolitics and geoeconomics and the new scramble for rare earths.

He co-founded with Ndongo Sylla and Maha ben Gadha the African Monetary and Economic Sovereignty conferences, which have been held in Tunis and Dakar in 2019 and 2022. He leads the Politics of Money Network with Benjamin Braun, funded by the German Research Council, and heads a research group at the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bayreuth.

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Dr. habil. Kai Koddenbrock

Universität Bayreuth

Hugo-Rüdel-Straße 10

Room 310

D – 95545 Bayreuth

Phone: +49 921-550-5441


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