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NIK HYNEK


Dr. Hynek is an associate professor at the Charles University in Prague and the Metropolitan University Prague. He studied political science and international relations at the Masaryk University, the University of Plymouth, and the University of Bradford where he received his research doctorate degree in Security Studies and International Politics (2011). He previously worked at the Institute of International Relations in Prague where he founded and directed a research centre on security. He was a visiting research scholar at the Columbia University in New York and the London School of Economist and Political Science.




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OLDRICH BURES


Dr. Oldrich Bures is is an associate professor at the department and the Head of the Department of International Relations and European Studies and the Center of Security Studies, both at Metropolitan University Prague. He earned his Mgr. and Ph.D. degrees in Political Science and European studies at Palacky University in the Czech Republic, and his M.A. degree in International Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies at the Joan. B. Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame in the United States of America. He was previously a senior lecturer at Palacky University and a Fulbright Fellow at the Joan. B. Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame. His research is focused in the areas of Conflict Resolution and International Security, with special emphasis on United Nations peacekeeping operations, privatization of security, and the EU counterterrorism policy. His work has been published in Security Dialogue, Cooperation and Conflict, Terrorism and Political Violence, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, International Studies Review, International Peacekeeping, Intelligence and National Security, and Journal of Business Ethics, among other key journals. He is the author of several monographs, including EU Counterterrorism Policy: A Paper Tiger? (Ashgate, 2011) and Private Security Companies: Transforming Politics and Security in the Czech Republic (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), and (co-)editor of several edited volumes, including A Decade of EU Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence: A Critical Assessment (Routledge 2016). (curriculum vitae)




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ONDREJ DITRYCH


Dr. Ditrych is an assistant professor at the Charles University in Prague, a coordinator of the Deutsch Security Square research centre, and a research fellow at the Institute of International Relations Prague where he directs the Global Prohibition Regimes project. He holds degrees in international relations from University of Cambridge and Charles University in Prague where he also previously graduated in political science (his master thesis was awarded the Chancellor's Bolzano Prize). He was previously Fulbright research fellow at Belfer Center, Harvard University, visiting researcher at CERI, Sciences Po and SWP Berlin, associate fellow at European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) and worked as an analyst for NATO. He also lectures at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and serves as an external advisor to the Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs. His research interests include transatlantic relations, terrorism, and global security assemblages. He has written for Security Dialogue, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, JIRD, International Relations or Historical Social Research. His most recent book, Tracing the Discourses of Terrorism: Identity, Genealogy and State has been published by Palgrave Macmillan (2014). (curriculum vitae).




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TOMAS KARASEK


Dr. Tomáš Karásek is the Head of the Department of Security Studies and the Vice-Dean for Development at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Czech Republic. From 2010 to 2013, he was the Director of the Research Center of the Association of International Affairs, a Prague-based foreign policy think-tank, where he currently sits at the Board of Directors. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Social Sciences and of the Law Faculty at the Charles University. He was a Fulbright scholar at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University in New York (2009-2010) and taught at Fudan University during his sabbatical in 2009. For over a decade, he has been actively involved in research activities and coordinated several grants on the topic of European security. He teaches courses on resolution of armed conflicts and international security, Euro-Atlantic strategic culture, regional security and ethics of violence. (curriculum vitae)




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TOMAS KUCERA


Dr. Tomas Kucera is an assistant professor at the Department of Security Studies and a fellow at the Deutsch Security Square, Charles University in Prague. He received a doctorate at Aberystwyth University for a thesis examining the relationship between liberal ideology and defence policies in Western Europe, in Germany and the United Kingdom in particular. Societal-military relations, military ethics and sociology of security and defence continue to present his main research interests. His publications appeared, e.g. in the journals Armed Forces & Society and Geman Politics. His book The Military and Liberal Society is scheduled for publication with Routledge in 2017. His teaching focuses on war studies, civil-military relations and the ethics of war. (curriculum vitae)




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VIT STRITECKY


Dr. Stritecky is an assistant professor at the Charles University in Prague and the Metropolitan University Prague. He studied international relations at the Charles University in Prague and University of St. Andrews (Scotland). His current research interests include sociology of security, the relationship between security and technology, arms industry and cyber security. His publication record includes five authored and co-authored monographs, several book chapters and journal articles published in journals such as European Security, Communist and Post-Communist Studies and Osteuropa.




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