Dr. Hanna Vasilevich is a Lecturer at the Europa-Universitat Flensburg (Germany) and the Board Chair of the International Centre for Ethnic and Linguistic Diversity Studies (Czechia). She holds a doctoral degree from the Metropolitan University Prague (2015). The topic of her dissertation was The Role of National Identity on a State Creation: the case of Belarus. She previously studied at the Graz University (Austria), Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain), and Anglo-American University in Prague (Czechia). From 2012 till 2017 she worked as a Project Research Associate at the European Centre for Minority Issues (Germany). She was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Queen’s University Belfast, UK, (2018-2019) and a Visiting Researcher at the Department â€˜Law & Anthropology’, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale, Germany (2019, since 2020 – Non-Resident Research Fellow). Her primary research interests, among others, focus on the issues of ethnocultural, linguistic, and religious diversity, inter-state relations, language and minority rights, kin-state policies, conflict resolution and the issues of equality and non-discrimination.