Vassilis Petsinis is a Marie Curie Experienced Researcher at the University of Tartu (Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies). With a PhD from the University of Birmingham, his specialisation is European politics and ethnopolitics with a regional focus on central and southeast Europe (including the Baltic States). Commentary authored between May 1, 2017 and April 30, 2019 was achieved with research funding from the European Union (Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions, Individual Fellowships-IF, project name: MERWBKBS-749400).
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