Department for Turkey, the Caucasus and Central Asia
Cultural anthropologist (graduation from University of Warsaw in 1998). OSW expert since 1999. Since 2001 he is the head of the Department for the Caucasus and Central Asia (since 2012 Turkey is also in its area of interest). Coordinator of OSW research projects about islam in Post-Soviet area; "war on terror" after 2001; operation in Afghanistan and Iraq; "Arab Spring". Lecturer i.a. on the University of Warsaw. He publish in i.a. "Tygodnik Powszechny", "Uważam Rze - Historia" and other magazines.
Challenges for the stability of South Caucasus, Central Asia, Turkey and - in selected aspects - Middle East
Cultural changes (i.a. issues of identity, role of islam) in the region