Date: Wednesday, 25 February 2015. Venue: Cañada Blanch Room, (COW 1.11), 1st floor, Cowdray House, LSE, London WC2A 2AE. Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Bekim Çollaku, Minister of European Integration of the Republic of Kosovo
Dr James Ker-Lindsay, LSEE Research on SEE, London School of Economics
Bekim Çollaku is the Minister of European Integration of the Republic of Kosovo as of December 2014. He was a senior political adviser of Prime Minister Hashim Thaçi during the last mandate.
In addition, he was an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Sciences of the University of Prishtina and a researcher at the Kosovar Institute for Policy Research and Development (KIPRED). He also worked as a political advisor of Kosovo`s first elected Prime Minister, Mr. Bajram Rexhepi (2003-2004).
Bekim Çollaku has a Master`s degree in the field of international relations (University of New Castle, United Kingdom), and is currently a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Gent, Belgium.