03 jún New Think Visegrad Fellow of CEID: Olga Zelinska
CEID welcomes Olga Zelinska, who will be our Think Visegrad Fellow in 2016.
Think Visegrad – V4 Think Tank Platform is a network for structured dialog on issues of strategic regional importance. The network analyzes key issues for the Visegrad Group (V4), and provides recommendations to the governments of V4 countries, the annual presidencies of the group, and the International Visegrad Fund. Think Visegrad covers thematic priorities of V4 including energy security, V4’s internal cohesion, EU institutions and politics, the Western Balkans, relations with Eastern Partnership countries, development assistance, hard security, environmental protection, Roma-related issues, migration, transport, etc.
Think Visegrad also provides visiting fellowships to non-Visegrad expert fellows. Every year one visiting fellowships provided through each of the core network think tanks.
Olga is a PhD student in Sociology at the Graduate School for Social Research, Institute for Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. Her research interests cover social movements in Central and Eastern Europe, political protest and political sociology. She holds an MA in Public Policy from Central European University, Budapest. She was actively engaged in policy analysis and was affiliated with Ukrainian and European think-tanks, including Open Society Foundation (Ukraine), The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (The Netherlands), the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation (Ukraine) and the Institute of World Policy (Ukraine).