Siarhei Bohdan

Senior Analyst

Siarhei Bohdan is a Senior Analyst at the Minsk Dialogue Council on International Relations. He is also an editor of the Journal of Belarusian Studies.

Siarhei defended his doctoral thesis in Political Science at the Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science of the Freie Universität Berlin. The thesis dealt with the role of post-Soviet nations in the modernisation of the Iranian Armed Forces and defence industries. He is also an alumnus of the Belarusian State University and European Humanities University in Lithuania. In 1999-2011, he worked with Nasha Niva, a Belarusian weekly, and in 2019-2021 -- at the Friedrich Meinecke Institute of History of the Freie Universität Berlin in Germany.

Research interests: International relations, security, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Islam, Socialism, radicalism.