Brussels Forum Session: Spotlight: A Response

Ivan Krastev is a political scientist, chairman of the board of the Centre for Liberal Strategies, and a permanent fellow at the Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna (IWM Vienna). He is also the founder and member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the boards of the International Crisis Group and GLOBSEC. He regularly publishes articles in the Financial Times, The New York Times, and other international and Bulgarian media. 

Krastev’s latest books are: “Is it Tomorrow Yet? Paradoxes of the Pandemic”; “The Light that Failed”, co-authored with Stephen Holmes and winner of the Lionel Gelber Award for Best English Language Book on International Politics for 2020; “After Europe”; “Democracy Disrupted. The Global Politics on Protest”, and “In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don't Trust Our Leaders”. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages.  

Krastev is the 2020 winner of the Jean Améry Award for European Essay Writing.