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Oldrich Bures

  • Professor
  • Metropolitan University Prague
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Research interests

privatization of securityprivate security companiespeacekeepingEuropean Unionsecurity studiescounterterrorismterrorism

About

Associate Professor Oldrich Bures is the Head of the Department of International Relations and European Studies and the Center of Security Studies, both at Metropolitan University Prague. He was previously a senior lecturer at Palacky University, a Fulbright Fellow at the Joan. B. Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame, and an External Research Fellow at the Centre for European Security, School of English, Sociology, Politics & Contemporary History, University of Salford. From October 2016 till March 2017, he will be a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University under the under EU funded DIFeREns Scheme (Durham International Fellowships for Research and Enterprise). His research is focused in the areas privatization of security and the EU counterterrorism policy. He was awarded several external research grants, including two multiple-institutions grants by the Czech Science Foundation. His work has been published in Security Dialogue, Cooperation and Conflict, Terrorism and Political Violence, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, International Studies Review, and Intelligence and National Security among other key journals. He is the author of several monographs, including EU Counterterrorism Policy: A Paper Tiger? (Ashgate, 2011) and (co-)editor of several edited volumes, including A Decade of EU Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence: A Critical Assessment (Routledge 2016).

Co-authors (11)

Publications (5)

  • EU’s Response to Foreign Fighters: New Threat, Old Challenges?

    • Bures O
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  • EU Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence: A Critical Assessment

    • Argomaniz, Javier; Bures, Oldrich; Kaunert C
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  • Coherence of Czech migration and development policy at the beginning of a recession (2008–2010)

    • Stojanov R
    • Duží B
    • Bureš O
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  • Terrorism and counterterrorism

    • Bures O
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  • The research and study of international security in the Czech Republic: An analysis of articles in the Journal Mezinárodní vztahy

    • Bureš O
    • Mareš M
    • Waisová Š
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Professional experience

Metropolitni Univerzita Praha ops

Education

Faculty of International Relations, Department of Politics

University of Economics

January 2009 - January 2010(a year)

Philosophical Faculty, Department of Politics and European Studies

Univerzita Palackeho v Olomouci

January 2002 - January 2005(3 years)

Joan B. Kroc Institute

University of Notre Dame

January 2003 - January 2004(a year)

Philosophical Faculty, Department of Politics and European Studies

Univerzita Palackeho v Olomouci

January 1998 - January 2002(4 years)