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Doc. Mgr. Oldřich Bureš, M.A., Ph.D.
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prof. Mgr. Oldřich Bureš, M.A., Ph.D.

Oldrich Bures is professor of International Political Relations at the Department of Security Studies, Institute of Political Studies. He is also the founding director of the Center for Security Studies at Metropolitan University Prague. He was previously a senior lecturer at Palacky University, a Fulbright Fellow at the Joan. B. Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame, and an External Research Fellow at the Centre for European Security, School of English, Sociology, Politics & Contemporary History, University of Salford. From October 2016 till March 2017, he is a COFUND Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Hazzard, Risk and Resilience at Durham University. From 2009 till 2018, he was the Head of the Department of International Relations and European Studies at Metropolitan University Prague. His research is focused in the areas of Conflict Resolution and International Security, with special emphasis on privatization of security, (counter-)terrorism. and recently also migration. He was awarded several external research grants, including three multiple-institutions grants by the Czech Science Foundation. He is also a principle co-investigator of an applied research grant awarded by the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic. 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 2017) and Security Privatization: How Non-security-related Private Businesses Shape Security Governance (Springer 2018). He also has an extensive record of media appearances.


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Doc. Mgr. Oldřich Bureš, M.A., Ph.D.

prof. Mgr. Oldřich Bureš, M.A., Ph.D.

Oldrich Bures is professor of International Political Relations at the Department of Security Studies, Institute of Political Studies. He is also the founding director of the Center for Security Studies at Metropolitan University Prague. He was previously a senior lecturer at Palacky University, a Fulbright Fellow at the Joan. B. Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame, and an External Research Fellow at the Centre for European Security, School of English, Sociology, Politics & Contemporary History, University of Salford. From October 2016 till March 2017, he is a COFUND Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Hazzard, Risk and Resilience at Durham University. From 2009 till 2018, he was the Head of the Department of International Relations and European Studies at Metropolitan University Prague. His research is focused in the areas of Conflict Resolution and International Security, with special emphasis on privatization of security, (counter-)terrorism. and recently also migration. He was awarded several external research grants, including three multiple-institutions grants by the Czech Science Foundation. He is also a principle co-investigator of an applied research grant awarded by the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic. 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 2017) and Security Privatization: How Non-security-related Private Businesses Shape Security Governance (Springer 2018). He also has an extensive record of media appearances.


Institute of Political Studies, Department of Security Studies

phone: 251 080 406

mail:

room: J3011, Jinonice, building B

office hours: Wednesday 11:00 - 11:40, Klikatá


Publications

Supervised theses

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