Nils Schliehe is a PhD candidate at the University of Hamburg. He completed his MA studies with a thesis about the military, economic and political cooperation between West Germany and Portugal against the backdrop of the Angolan war of decolonization. He worked as a research and teaching assistant at Hamburg University’s Department of Global History and currently finishes his thesis about African soldiers of the Portuguese military during the wars of decolonization. His research interests include the History of sub-Saharan Africa, Decolonization, War and Conflict Studies and the Cold War. Website: https://www.geschichte.uni-hamburg.de/arbeitsbereiche/globalgeschichte/personen/schliehe.html Latest publications: Deutschlands Hilfe für Portugals Kolonialkrieg in Afrika. Die Bundesrepublik Deutschland und der angolanische Unabhängigkeitskrieg 1961-1974, Allitera Verlag, Munich 2016. West German Solidarity Movements and the Struggle for the Decolonization of Lusophone Africa in Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais, Vol. 118, May 2019, p. 173-194.
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