Building peace in the minds of men and women

Global MIL Week 2019 Feature Conference

Urban Jaksa

PhD Candidate, University of York

Urban has recently defended his PhD in Politics at the University of York, UK. His research focuses on security in its wider sense (human, ontological, epistemological), mostly in relation to protracted conflicts. Currently a UN Alliance of Civilizations Fellow, in 2016-2017, Urban was a Fulbright scholar at Columbia University and a year before a visiting scholar at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. He has worked for NATO, OSCE, and think tanks like the CRRC in Armenia and PISM in Poland. Urban has published his research in edited monographs by Routledge, Springer, Palgrave and others.