Krzysztof Strachota
Head
Department for the Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia

Since 2001 head of Caucasus and Central Asia Department (since 2012 also Turkey).

Coordinator of a number of OSW research projects, including studies of: the evolution of Islam in the Post-Soviet space; the “war on terror" after 2001; the military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq; and of the Arab Spring.

Graduate of the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology University of Warsaw (1998)

Regular contributor (among others) to Tygodnik Powszechny.

Expertise: 
  • Challenges for the stability of South Caucasus, Central Asia, Turkey and Middle East
  • Cultural changes (i.a. issues of identity, role of islam) in the region
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