Fellows

Ivan Krastev

Ivan Krastev is the Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. He is a founding board member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Board of Trustees of The International Crisis Group and a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. He is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Democracy and Transit – EuropäischeRevue.

From 2004 to 2006 Mr. Krastev was the executive director of the International Commission on the Balkans chaired by the former Italian Prime Minister Giuliano Amato. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the Bulgarian Edition of Foreign Policy and was a member of the Council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London (2005-2011).

His books in English are “After Europe” (UPenn Press, 2017); "Democracy Disrupted. The Global Politics on Protest" (UPenn Press, 2014); “In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don't Trust Our Leaders?” (TED Books, 2013); "The Anti-American Century", co-edited with Alan McPherson, (CEU Press, 2007) and "Shifting Obsessions: Three Essays on the Politics of Anticorruption" (CEU Press, 2004). He is a co-author with Stephen Holmes of a forthcoming book on Russian politics.

 

Last updated: 2017

Topics:
Political Order and Governance (worldwide)
Regional focus:
Global, Europe, Russia and Eurasia
Origin:
Bulgaria
Year:
2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
Fellowship:
Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow