Dr Iavor Rangelov is Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit in the Department of International Development, London School of Economics and Political Science. He is Chairman of the Executive Board of the Humanitarian Law Center in Belgrade and Co-Chair of the London Transitional Justice Network.
Iavor’s main research interests are in the areas of human rights and security, transitional justice, and civil society. His current research examines the shifting resource base of civil society in the context of closing civic space globally, with a focus on new forms of activism, philanthropy and technology. He is also involved in the Syria research stream of the Conflict Research Programme at LSE, focusing on war crimes documentation and transitional justice. He is the author of Nationalism and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Balkans and Beyond (CUP 2014) and co-editor of The Handbook of Global Security Policy (Wiley 2014, with M. Kaldor).