Oldřich Bureš

Born in 1979, he is the Head of the Department of International Relations and European Studies and also the Head of the Center for Security Studies at Metropolitan University Prague. He also lectures at the Department of Security Studies at the Institute of Political Studies at Charles University in Prague. In addition to his membership in the editorial boards of several academic journals (e.g. International Relations [ Mezinárodní vztahy ], Defence and Strategy [ Obrana a strategie ] and Military Perspectives [ Vojenské rozhledy ]), he is a member of the permanent work group of the Accreditation Commission for Social Sciences (since January 2013) and was a member of the Evaluation Panel for Political and Legal Sciences of the Czech Grant Agency (from April 2011 to April 2015). His research focuses primarily on the issues of privatization of security, counter-terrorism and peacekeeping operations.

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