Tomáš Kaválek

born in 1990, he is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Political Science of the Faculty of Social Studies at the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. He also works as a Middle East and North Africa Analyst at the Prague-based think-tank Association for International Affairs (AMO). In 2015, he spent six months as a visiting researcher at the Marmara University Research Center for International Relations (MURCIR) in Istanbul, and also as an intern in the conflict-prevention organization International Crisis Group (ICG). In 2016-17, he worked as a visiting fellow at the Erbil-based think-tank Middle East Research Institute (MERI). This author specializes in the Middle East region, especially Kurdish politics.

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