Ioana Vrabiescu

Timofey Agarin is a Lecturer in Comparative Politics and Ethnic Conflict in Queen’s University Belfast, where he is also the Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnic Conflict. His research interest is in ethnic politics and their impact on transition from communism in Central Eastern European states, as well as issue areas of non-discrimination, minority protection, migration, and civil society. Agarin has published in Ethnopolitics, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, Ethnicities, and Nationalities Papers. He authored A Cat’s Lick? Democratisation and Minority Communities in the post-Soviet Baltic (Rodopi 2010) and edited Minority Integration in Central Eastern Europe: Between Ethnic Diversity and Equality (Rodopi 2009, with Malte Brosig) and Institutional Legacies of Communism: Change and Continuities in Minority Protection (Routledge 2013, with Karl Cordell and Alexander Osipov).