Petr Kratochvíl, newly elected member of the TEPSA Board, has been awarded with a professorship.
Prof Kratochvíl was elected TEPSA board member by TEPSA’s General Assembly in November last year. He is the director of the Institute of International Relations in Prague and a lecturer at several Czech universities. He is also the Chairman of the Academic Council of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Prof Kratochíl has published extensively on European integration, EU-Russian relations, institutional reform and the EU enlargement, but also on the role of religion in international affairs, and international relations theory. His 2015 publication The European Union and the Catholic Church: Political Theology of European Integration, co-authored with Tomáš Doležal, has been shortlisted for the prestigious International Studies Association’s Religion and International Relations Book Award.