Dr Constantinos Adamides is an Associate Professor of International Relations and the Associate Head of the Department of Politics and Governance at the University of Nicosia, where he also serves as the Director of the Diplomatic Academy. Further to the academic activities at the University, he also continues to develop a close relationship between the Diplomatic Academy and the government sector, especially the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Defense, the National Guard, as well as with foreign diplomatic Missions in Cyprus, and other international organizations that focus on diplomatic and security-related issues, such as the George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies in Germany and the Center for Study and Practice of Conflict Resolution at the University of Malta. Dr Adamides was also appointed by President Nicos Anastasiades as a Member of the first Geostrategic Council of the Republic of Cyprus (2014-2018), contributing to the development of reports and analyses for the President and/or other government officials on issues pertinent to geopolitical developments. Furthermore, he was appointed as a member of the inter-ministerial task force responsible for drafting the first Cypriot National Security Strategy.
Constantinos holds a PhD in Political Science and International Studies, an MA in Diplomacy and International Relations, an MBA in Finance, and a BSc in Finance and Political Science. His research focuses mostly on protracted conflicts, security, future of warfare, cybersecurity, terrorism, EU foreign and security policy, and securitization theory.
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