Tomáš Kaválek is a Visiting Fellow at the Middle East Research Institute (MERI). He completed his bachelor studies in Political Science and Security and Strategic Studies at the Faculty of Social Studies at the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic in 2013. Tomáš undertook his MA in the field Security and Strategic Studies at the Masaryk University in 2014. Currently, he is pursuing his Ph. D. in Political Science at the Masaryk University. Since 2015, he has been working as a Middle East and North Africa analyst in a Prague-based think-tank Association for International Affairs (AMO). During his bachelor studies, Tomáš spent a semester abroad at the Marmara Üniversitesi in Istanbul studying Political Science and International Relations. In 2015, he spent six months as a visiting researcher at the Marmara University Research Center for International Relations (MURCIR), and as an intern for the conflict prevention organization International Crisis Group (ICG) in its Istanbul field office. In his research, Tomáš focuses on the Middle Eastern politics, armed conflicts in the region, conflict resolution, and on the Kurdish politics in the Middle East.
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Publications by Tomáš Kaválek:
The Catch-22 in Nineveh: The Regional Security Complex Dynamics between Turkey and Iran
Published on: 22 Dec 2016
Yet Another Complication in Nineveh: Retaking Tal Afar
Published on: 09 Nov 2016
Competing Interests in Shingal: Yazidis Caught Between Millstones
Published on: 02 Nov 2016