Dr. László Csicsmann, habilitated associate professor,head of the Corvinus University of Budapest Institute for International,Political and Regional Studies until the 31st of July 2020. Formerly he was Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciencesand International Relations between 2013 and 2020, Deputy Dean between 2009 and2013. He graduated in Economics in 2000 with a degree inInternational Relations from the Budapest University of Economics and PublicAdministration. He has been on the staff of our University sinceOctober 2002. In 2007, he received a PhD with a summa cum laudequalification at the International Relations Multidisciplinary Doctoral School. In 2017 he habilitated at Corvinus University ofBudapest. His main research interests include international relations theoryand the Middle East and North Africa and the Indian subcontinent.