Glenny Misha - UK

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This bio was updated in 2010

Misha Glenny is an award-winning journalist and scholar who was educated at Bristol University in England and charles University in Prague. A former BBC central Europe correspondent, he covered the fall of Communism and the wars in the former Yugoslavia.

He has contributed to most major news publications in Europe and the United States and is the author of “McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld”, “The Rebirth of History: The Fall of Yugoslavia” (which won the Overseas Press Club Award in 1993 for Best Book on Foreign Affairs) and “The Balkans: Nationalism, War & The Great Powers, 1804-1999”.

During the 1990s, he was an International Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington and a visiting professor at the London School of Economics.

He has also worked as a political consultant in southeastern Europe and is regularly consulted by U.S. and European governments on Balkan issues.

Misha Glenny lives in London.

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Misha Glenny investigates global crime networks at a TED Conference in September 2009