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Ivan KRASTEV Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia

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 Ivan Krastev is the chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, 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 is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. In 2018-2019 Ivan is appointed as the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress. His latest books in English are 'After Europe' (UPenn Press, May 2017) 'Democracy Disrupted. The Global Politics on Protest' (UPenn Press, May 2014); 'In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don't Trust Our Leaders?' (TED Books, 2013). He is a co-author with Stephen Holmes of a forthcoming book 'The Light that Failed' (with Penguin) on perils of the politics of imitation.

Memberships

Founding Member and Member of the Board, European Council on Foreign Relations, since 2007
Member of the Board of Trustees of The International Crisis Group, since 2017

Publications

Contributing Opinion Writer, The New York Times, since 2015
After Europe, UPenn Press, May 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