09 November 2015, 17:30-18:45
War Studies Meeting Room (K6.07)
Kings College London, Great Hall, Strand campus
Hosted by the Russian & Eurasian Security Research Group
Free but registration is required. Register here.
Trajectory of insecurity in Eastern Ukraine
Speaker: Dr Anna Matveeva, Visiting Research Fellow in the Deptartment of War Studies
Dr. Matveeva joined the Department in 2012 where she is a member of the Russia and Eurasia Security Research Group. She worked both as an academic and a practitioner, specialising in conflict studies and developmental aspects of international peacebuilding. The geographical remit of her interests covers conflicts in the Ukraine, the North and South Caucasus, and in Central Asia, where she lived in 2003 – 2004 working as the UNDP Regional Adviser on Peace and Development, while her initial research background is in Afghanistan. In 2010 Dr. Matveeva headed the Research Secretariat of the international Kyrgyzstan Inquiry Commission. She presently acts as a consultant to international organisations, such as the UN, the EU and OSCE, and for international non-governmental organisations. Previously she was a Research Fellow at Chatham House, worked at the London School of Economics and headed programmes at International Alert and Saferworld. She is also an Honorary University Fellow at the Department of Politics, University of Exeter and writes as a senior analyst for Wikistrat on Russsia in international relations.