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Dr. Joris VAN BLADEL Independent Consultant and Strategic Advisor, Antwerp


1985-1989 MA in Military and Social Sciences, Royal Military Academy, Brussels
1989-2006 Spec Ops Officer in the Belgian Armed Forces
1992-1996 MA in East European languages and cultures, Slavic studies, State University of Gent
1992-2004 Lecturer at the Department of Social Sciences, Royal Military Academy
1997-2002 Associate of the interim team of Mr. Chris Donnelly, special advisor to the Secretary General for Central and Eastern European Affairs at NATO
1997-2004 Doctor in the Arts, State University of Groningen, The Netherlands,
2001 Visiting Scholar, CREES - Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Toronto
2004 Guest lecturer, Department of History, State University Gent
2007 Guest Researcher, Silk Road Program, Eurasian Department, Uppsala University
2009-2010 Guest Researcher, Faculty of Humanities, Department of European Studies (History, Archeology and Region Studies), University of Amsterdam
2011 Guest Researcher, Research Division Russian Federation/CIS, SWP - Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlin
2012 Independent Consultant and Strategic Advisor


Editorial board of The Journal of Power Institution in Post-Soviet Societies, an Electronic Journal of Social Sciences


Security as a Holistic Idea and the Consequences for Central Asian States, in: Ebnöther A. H., Felberbauer E. M., Malek M. (eds.): Facing the Terrorist Challenge-Central Asia's Role in Regional and International Co-Operation, Vienna and Geneva, 2005
Russia: a Dispositional Regional Power, An Analysis of Russian Hybrid Power Projection Capabilities, in: Fitsch K., (ed.): Instruments of Hybrid Power Projection, Vienna, National Defense Academy, 2013
The Scandal of Reason, How Russia and the West stumbled back into conflict (working title), forthcoming 2014
Kozlowski-Seica E., Van Bladel J.: Les stratégies de survie individuelles et collectives dans la vie politique en Russie (Individual and collective strategies of survival in political life in Russia), Fayard, forthcoming