Vesselin POPOVSKI (ヴェッセリン ポポフスキー)

Current affiliation

 ・Visiting Professor, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
 ・Visiting Professor, Soka University, Hachioji, Japan
 ・Visiting Professor, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
 ・Visiting Professor Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan

Activities in the Association


Professional history

 ・Business Development Manager, PINES SP z.o.o, Wroclaw, Poland (2018-2019)

 ・Professor, Dean of Law School, Executive Director of Centre for UN Studies, O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana, India. (2014-present)

 ・Senior Academic Officer, Director of Research, ‘Peace and Governance’ Programme, United Nations University, Tokyo. (2004-2014)

 ・Assistant Professor, School of History, Politics and Sociology, University of Exeter, UK; Deputy Director of Centre for European Studies. In 2002-2004 on leave to work as Legal Advisor, EU TACIS Project ‘Legal Protection of Individual Rights in Russia’.(1999-2004)

 ・Bulgarian Diplomat, serving in the Foreign Ministry in Sofia, the Permanent Mission to UN New York and the Embassy in London.(1988-1996)

Academic training

 ・Ph.D. in War Studies [King’s College, London]
 ・M.Sc. in International Relations [London School of Economics, UK]
 ・Postg. Diplom in European Law [King’s College, London]
 ・BA & MA in International Law [Moscow Institute of International Affairs]


 ・Popovski V., Kulnazarova, A. (eds) ‘Palgrave Handbook on Global Approaches to Peace’ (Palgrave 2019)


 ・Popovski V. (ed) ‘The Implementation the Paris Agreement on Climate Change’ (Routledge 2018)


 ・Popovski V., Ariffin, Y., Coicaud J.M. (eds), ‘Emotions in International Politics: Beyond Mainstream International Relations’ (Cambridge University Press, 2016)


 ・Popovski, V., Nadin, P.; Cammaert P., ‘Spoiler Groups and UN Peacekeeping’ (Routledge, 2015)

 ・Popovski, V., Breakey H. Maguire, R. (eds), ‘Ethical Values and the Integrity of the Climate Change Regime’ (Ashgate, 2015)

 ・Popovski, V., Keyzer, P., Sampford, C. (eds) ‘Access to International Justice’ (Routledge, 2015)


 ・Popovski, V., (ed) ‘International Rule of Law and Professional Ethics’ (Ashgate, 2014)

 ・Popovski V., Fraser T. (eds) ‘The Security Council as Global Legislator’ (Routledge, 2014)

 ・Popovski, V., Kikuchi, Y.; (eds) Building ASEAN Identity on a Transnational Dimension (Interbooks, 2014)