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 International New York Times. His latest books in English are “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).  His book "After Europe" is forthcoming in English (Penn Press, 2017) and in German (Suhrkamp, 2017). 



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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How Donald Trump Redefined ‘the West’

New York Times | 12 July 2017

Central Europe’s Tough Choice: Macron or Orban?

New York Times | 22 June 2017

What the Russian Revolution can teach us about Trump

New York Times | 31 May 2017

After Europe


The Movie That Explains Central Europe’s Protesters

New York Times | 27 April 2017

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