Mira Milosevich-Juaristi is Senior Analyst for Russia and Eurasia at the Elcano Royal Institute for International and Strategic Studies and Associate Professor at the IE University School of Global and Public Affairs (Madrid, Spain).
She has acted as advisor to the European, Spanish and British Parliaments, to NATO’s Joint Air Power Competence Centre and to STRATCOM on security issues related to Russia.
Milosevich-Juaristi serves on the board of the Transatlantic Relations Initiative, a project under the auspices of IE University, Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and the Fundación Rafael del Pino. She is a member of the Contact Group on Western-Russian Relations and of the ELN’s (European Leadership Network) Russia-NATO Action Group.
She gained a PhD in European Studies from Madrid’s Universidad Complutense and has a degree in Sociology and Political Science from the University of Belgrade. She also has diplomas from the Workshop in Global Leadership of the Harvard Kennedy School (2019) and from the CSIS Executive Course ‘Understanding the Russian Military Today’ (2020).
Research areas: her areas of research are Russia’s disinformation campaigns as an asymmetric military instrument, the global power competition between Russia, China and the US, Russia’s role in international security, European-Russian and US-Russian relations, and Russia’s ambitions in the post-Soviet space, the Balkans, Latin America and the Middle East.
Selected publications: she is the author of three books: two about the Yugoslav wars (Los tristes y los héroes. Las historias de los nacionalistas serbios, published in 2000, and El trigo de la guerra. Nacionalismo y violencia en Kosovo, 2001) and, more recently (2017), Breve historia de la Revolución Rusa, which is now through its sixth reprint. She has contributed, as an author, to several collective books and frequently publishes opinion articles in the Spanish newspapers El Mundo and ABC.
- Roundtable "Implications of the Ukranian armed conflict for the global geopolitical confrontation" (2022)
- Conference ‘The European Union and its neighbours’ (2022)
- Roundtable "Ukraine and the future of the international order" (2022)