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Type of expert: Individual
First Name Stefan
Last Name Cibian
Sector of Activity Academia
Primary Field of Expertise Peace and security
Years of Expertise
  • >7
Employment Availability
  • Collaboration
  • Consultancy
  • Short-term
  • Medium term
  • Long-term
  • Remote
Geographic Experience / Focus
  • Romania only
  • Europe
  • Caucasus and Central Asia
Gender Male
Second and Third Field
  • Economic reform and private sector development
  • National minorities
  • inter-ethnic reconciliation
  • Equal rights and anti-discrimination
  • Civil society development
  • Humanitarian assistance and crisis response
Peace and security
  • International arbitration and conflict mediation
  • Depoliticisation, civilian oversight
Economic reform and private sector development
  • Entrepreneurship
Equal rights and anti-discrimination
  • Women and gender equality
  • Other minorities
  • Youth and social categories at risk
Civil society development
  • Civil society development
Humanitarian assistance and crisis response
  • Humanitarian relief, civil emergency, crisis response
  • Refugees and migration policies
Countries you have worked in Senegal, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, Burundi, DRC
Job Title Academy Fellow
Employer Chatham House - The Royal Institute of International Affairs
Sector of Activity Academia
Other Languages
  • English
  • German
  • French
English Professional Fluency
German Limited Knowledge
French Working Knowledge
Papers / Articles Published

"Post-Western IR: The impossible quest', paper presented at the ISA Annual Convention, Atlanta, United States, 2016.
'Exploring the Conceptual Limits of IR and Development Theory: Western Naïveté and Underdevelopment in Sub-Saharan Africa', paper presented at the ISA Annual Convention, New Orleans, 2015.
Analyzing the European Development Fund: An English School Account of How Presumed Statehood Undermines (Development in) Sub-Saharan Africa (opens in new window) PhD Thesis, Central European University, 2011.
Book review: Holden, Patrik, 2009, In Search of Structural Power: EU Aid Policy as a Global Political Instrument, pp. 1145-1146 in Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 47, No. 5, November 2009.
'An International Relations Theory Perspective on Development Aid and Its Role in Shaping the Post-1945 World Order', pp. 149-183, in EuroPolis, Journal of Political Analysis and Theory, No.3/2008.
Book review: Albert Rakipi, 2008, Weak States & Security: Rethinking the Balkan Post-Cold War Security Agenda, CEU Political Science Journal, Vol.3, No. 4, 2008."

Additional info about your experience and skills

Managerial Experience Yes
Degree Awarded Doctoral
Area of Study Political Science, with specialization in International Relations and European Studies
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