Interns

Please find a list of interns currently working at the Cold War Research Network below.

Andreea Chirita
Utrecht University
Andreea holds a BSc in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Utrecht University. She is now continuing her education with the International Relations in Historical Perspective Master’s programme at the same university. Her current academic focus is on Romania's foreign policy during the Cold War era, along with an in-depth exploration of the societal dynamics within Romania in that period. Moreover, throughout her undergraduate studies, Andreea specialised in addressing issues related to environmental sustainability, and also developed a passion for policy-making.
Lydia de Haan Casetti
Utrecht University
Having attended University College Utrecht, Lydia obtained a Liberal Arts and Sciences BA majoring in History and Politics. She is currently studying International Relations in Historical Perspective at Utrecht University where she aims to achieve a masters degree. Lydia is particularly interested in how Cold War conflicts seep into today’s international political stage. Specifically, she is interested in the role of the United States as a superpower and its influence in Latin America. She is also interested in the history of EU integration, concerning the accession process of different member states.
Antonis Paraschos
Utrecht University
Antonis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Public Administration from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and currently studies International Relations in Historical Perspective at Utrecht University. He is particularly interested in the Soviet Union/Russia and the Middle East, focusing on the multifarious factors, like history, geography, culture and power, that shape developments in international relations.
Bas de Boer
Bas is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in International Relations in Historical Perspective at Utrecht University, having previously obtained a Bachelor’s degree in History at Utrecht University with a minor in conflict studies. Bas possesses expertise in international relations, conflict studies, terrorism, and Cold War history. He is particularly interested in the evolution of inter-state war to intra-state warfare, terrorist leadership and terrorist propaganda dynamics.
Former Interns
Modestos Kousounadis
Eva Mokken
Andrew O’Donnell
Baukje Harmsma
Sadhbh McHugh
Dearbhla Reid
Catherine Kilgallen
Nicolas Réveillac
Robert Kerkvliet
Ekin Aydin
Carys Flew
Cathal Digan
Alice Carnevali
Jonas Marks
Bakir Ovcina
Nienke Siemons
Sem Verrijt
Joke Kabbert
Mats Stegeman

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