Konrad Zasztowt

Dr. Konrad Zasztowt is analyst at the Polish Institute of International Affairs focusing on Turkey, South Caucasus and Central Asia. Previously, he worked at Polish National Security Bureau (2008–2010), where he monitored  international security issues in the Black Sea and Caspian regions. He received his doctoral degree from the Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Warsaw (2012) and is a graduate of the University’s Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology and East European Studies. From 2003 to 2005, he studied at Yeditepe University in Istanbul. His areas of interest also include international relations and energy security issues in the Black Sea region and Central Asia, ethnic and religious minorities, as well as Islam in the former Soviet Union.