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). 



Next Europe in the Context of Internal and External Challenges

January 2016 - March 2017
Projects» Europe and the World » European Union

Europe at Risk 2.0

November 2014 - December 2015
Projects» Europe and the World » European Union

Lessons of the Protest Wave in Europe

January 2014 - December 2014
Projects» Democracy » The New Populism

Periphery at Risk

April 2013 - October 2014
Projects» Europe and the World » Russia and the post-soviet space

Europe at Risk

April 2012 - April 2013
Projects» Europe and the World » European Union

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Welcome to the Era of Presidents for Life

New York Times | 15 March 2018

Europe is facing a potential crisis in the Balkans. It has to act soon

The Guardian | 22 February 2018

Will 2018 Be as Revolutionary as 1968?

New York Times | 21 February 2018

Beyond the Great Disruption: confidence is finally returning to Europe

NewStatesman | 05 February 2018

What's a Bigger Threat, ‘Normalization’ or Alarmism?

New York Times | 04 December 2017

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