Personal background & contact details
First names Caspar Tristan
Address Lage Rijndijk, 2315 JR Leiden, the Netherlands
Birth date 16 November 1967, Dordrecht, the Netherlands
Telephone (+31) (0)6 – 2135 3957
See for a succinct CV including hobbies and language skills: cvshortengcdam2020
See for an extensive CV including publication and conference records: CVAcEngCDam2022
2011 – present Partially funded PhD research ‘Ways to Rebel: Testing a theory of Brutalisation on the Chechen and Albanian insurgents 1979-2001’ first at Queen’s University Belfast and eventually at Leiden University. I hope to receive my PhD partially based on my “How to Feud and Rebel” Series in the peer-reviewed journal Iran and the Caucasus (Brill).
1988 – 1997 MAPolitical Science (International Relations) at Leiden University, Netherlands. Prof.dr. Alex P. Schmid 20/10/1997: “high-quality work” (RecommASchmid1997_0001). MA thesis Fragile peace in Macedonia: Interethnic tensions, attempts at conflict resolution, and prospects of armed conflict (MACEDONctendam1997).
1993 ERASMUS certificate at Århus University, Denmark. Prof. Mette Skak 4/03/1994: a “scientific contribution” (RecommMSkak1994_0001). Paper Separatist versus Centrist forces in the USSR, 1988-1991: Baltic and Transcaucasian cases (SovietAllianceFormation1993).
1987 – 1988 International Baccalaureate (IB) degree, A. Thijm College, Hilversum, Netherlands.
1985 – 1987 High School & 1st year IB American High School, São Paulo, Brazil.
1980 – 1985 Secondary and higher scientific education (VWO) at ‘Werkplaats Kinder-gemeenschap’, Bilthoven & ‘Herman Jordan Lyceum’, Zeist, Netherlands.