Anatolii Dirun is the scientific director of Tiraspol school of political studies (Moldova, Transnistrian region) and has Ph.D. in Political Science. From August 26 to September 27, 2018 he was research fellow in the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (Leibniz-Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung – IOS), Regensburg.
He has a deep interest for conflict resolution and mediation, with a focus on post-conflict situations on the post-soviet republics. Anatolii is spending his internship at CRISP to gain more experience in the field of Conflict Transformation and the method of simulation games. During two months from October to December, he will be an intern at the CRISP under the Cross Cultural Program.