Barbora Valikova

Czech Republic
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International Relations
Political Science

Barbora is a doctoral candidate in Political Science (International Relations track), pursuing a minor in Social Science Methodology. She undertakes research on conflict prevention, resolution, and post-conflict reconstruction. She is particularly interested in issues related to power-sharing, autonomy, peacekeeping, and civil war recurrence. As regards methodology, Barbora specialises in set-theoretic and quantitative methods. In addition to her studies, she has been working at CEU as a teaching assistant for methodological and peacebuilding-related courses. She graduated from Masaryk University and – as a part of her MA degree – also studied at the University of Essex. Prior to enrolling in the PhD, Barbora gained professional experience at miscellaneous non-governmental organisations, an academic centre (Czech Centre for Human Rights and Democracy), and the Parliament of the Czech Republic.


MA in International Relations, Masaryk University
BA in International Relations and European Studies, Masaryk University

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