Ivan Krastev

Chair of the Board, Programme Director, Political Research

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. His latest books in English are "After Europe" (UPenn Press, 2017; Suhrkamp, 2017 (in German); Premier Parallele, 2017 (in French); Obsidian, 2017(in Bulgarian)), “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). 



Putin’s Next Playground or the E.U.’s Last Moral Stand?

New York Times | 28 January 2019

The Metamorphosis of Central Europe

Project Syndicate | 21 January 2019

A European Goes to Trump’s Washington

New York Times | 30 November 2018

Steve Bannon’s New Best Friend in Europe

New York Times | 19 August 2018

Imitation and Its Discontents

Journal of Democracy | 05 August 2018

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