Ruiz Cabrera, Sebastián


Research Interests: cinema & audiovisuals · communication for development · East Africa · Great Lakes · Kenya · structure of information


PhD Candidate in Journalism, Master in Social Science of Development: Cultures and Development in Africa, Master in International Relations and Bachelor in Journalism.

He has been main researcher of the Research and Documentation Center  of the Instituto Cervantes and he has worked in the newsrooms of various Spanish newspapers reporting news about the East Africa region. He is cofunder on Wiriko, the first Spanish platform on African Arts & Cultures. He has filmed and edited documentary projects in Burundi, Cuba, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Spain, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zanzibar.

Research topics: communication for development, structure of information, cinema & audiovisuals, conflicts, neoliberalism, international cooperation and China

Country/Regional specialisation: Kenya, East Africa, Great Lakes