Filip Ejdus is a Marie Curie Fellow at the Global Insecurities Centre, University of Bristol where he is currently working on a project Local Ownership in SSR Activities Within CSDP Operations of the EU. Since 2012, he has been Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade. His training is in International Relations and Security Studies at the University of Belgrade, Sciences Po Paris and LSE. He is closely involved with the security policy community as a board member of the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy, academic coordinator at the Belgrade Security Forum (2011-2015) and the co-chair of the Regional Stability in South East Europe Study Group at the PfP Consortium of Defence Academies and Security Studies Institutes. Ejdus is a founder and co-editor of Journal of Regional Security. His latest publications are “Entry into International Society: Central and South East European Experiences” (International Relations, 2014), “Beyond National Interests: Identity Conflict and Serbia’s Neutrality Toward the Crisis in Ukraine” (Südosteuropa: Journal for Politics and Society, 2014) and “Serbia’s Military Neutrality: Origins, effects and challenges” (Croatian International Relations Review, 2014).
European and international responses to conflict early response
EU conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Western Balkans and Horn of Africa
Local capacity-building strategies
Lessons identified, lessons learned, and best practices
Dissemination and communication
As well as being one of the leading independent think-tanks in the Western Balkans, BCSP has considerable experience conducting research on gender and security governance, including in relation to peacebuilding.