Slavomir Horak

Slavomir Horak holds a Ph.D. in International Area Studies at the Institute of International Studies, Charles University in Prague. He currently holds a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Russian and East European Studies at the Institute of International Studies, Charlies University in Prague. His research covers political, social, and economic issues in the former USSR, with a focus on Central Asia, particularly Turkmenistan’s domestic issues, as well as its informal politics and state and nation-building.

He is the author of several books on Central Asian and Afghanistan internal developments as well as numerous articles published in Czech, Russian, and English scholarly journals. He has also provided expert consultation for the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bertelsmann Transformation Index, and other companies.