Ainius Lašas

lasasAinius Lašas (Senior Research Fellow, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford).

Previously a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Sustainability and Peace at the United Nations University in Tokyo, Ainius received his interdisciplinary PhD and an MPA from the University of Washington. A journalist, as well as a political scientist, for the last decade, Ainius has been a regular media contributor and analyst.


Recent publications include:

  • Legacies of Srebrenica: the Dutch factor in EU-Serbian relations’ Political Psychology, 2013 (early view)


  • ‘When History Matters: Baltic and Polish reactions to the Russo-Georgian War’ Europe-Asia Studies, 64 (6), 2012, pp.1061 – 1075


  • ‘The ‘Baltic’ Factor in EU-Russian Relations: in search of coherence and cooperation in an era of complexity’ Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 19(2), 2011 (with D. Galbreath). 


  • European Union and NATO Enlargement: Central and Eastern Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)


 A full CV can be found here.