Абель Полиш
Англоговорящий преподаватель
PhD in Social and Political Sciences
 Research Interests:


2009 PhD, Social and Political Sciences, Université Libre de Bruxelles (Bruxelles, Belgium) 

2002 MA, Advanced European Studies, College of Europe (Natolin Campus, Warszawa, Poland) 

2000 BA (with honours), Economics, Università Federico II (Napoli, Italy)


11/2011 – date - Senior Researcher and Marie Curie IRSES Coordinator Tallinn University, Institute of Governance (Estonia)

10/2008-10/2011 - Marie Curie Research Fellow The University of Edinburgh, Institute of  Geography (UK)

07/2006 – 6/2008 - Marie Curie Research Fellow for Transfer of Knowledge Dresden Technical University, Hannah Arendt Institute (Germany)

09/2005 – 6/2006 - Research Fellow  at the International University Vienna, and at the Open Christian University Odessa (Ukraine).

08/2003 – 8/2004 - Civic Education Project Visiting Fellow to Ukraine Open Society Institute/HESP (US/Hungary)

12/2002 – 7/2003 - Visiting Researcher Academy of Public Administration of the President of Ukraine (Ukraine)

09/2002 – 9/2004 - Regional Coordinator (internet based with travel to the region) Service Civil International/SAVA Working Group for the Balkan (Belgium)

06/2000 – 6/2001 - Teaching Assistant to the Chair of Spanish for Economists University of Napoli Federico II, Faculty of Economics

Other activity:

5/2009 - date - Programme Development Manager for Asia International Organisation Estyes (Estonia)

2/2009 - date - Research Associate Marmara University, Department of International Relations (Turkey)

10/2010 and 10/2011 - Visiting Professor in Politics Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Economics (Hungary)

11/2010-date - Visiting Researcher in European Studies (two weeks per year) Moscow Higher School of Economics, Faculty of Politics (Russia)

6/2010 - date - Project Coordinator for the Academy of non-formal education Centre for Sustainable Development Studies (Vietnam)

10/2008-10/2010 - Research Associate Institute of Sociology, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (Ukraine)

09/2008 - Trainer in Citizenship and Participation at University of Youth and Development Youth Forum/Korean Ministry of Education 

04/2007 - Visiting Researcher (Petro Jacyk Fellowship) Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto (Canada)

1/2005 – 6/2008 - Research Associate Centre Michel Focault, University of Warsaw (Poland)

08.06.05 - Visiting Researcher Istituto per il Commercio Estero Italian Embassy to the Russian Federation 


Evaluation expert for the EC (Erasmus Mundus, TEMPUS, ECW, YiA, Erasmus) 

Rustaveli Foundation project reviewer

Peer reviewer for: Central Asia Survey, Demokratizatsiya, Anthropology Matters

UNHCR Roster of Experts

UNDP Roster of Trainers for Eastern Europe and Eurasia

Creator and moderator of a mailing list for post-USSR students and for Asian NGO workers

SALTO Roster of European Youth Trainers

Contact person for Eastern Europe for the The International Encyclopaedia of Revolution and Protest: 1500 to the Present, edited by I. Nass (New York University), Oxford: Blackwell