Our contributors

Kafkadesk relies on a wide network of contributors and partners scattered all over Central Europe and beyond to keep you up-to-date with the most recent news and events.

We’re always looking to add new talented writers to our team.

If you have a specific experience in one or several Central European countries, an expertise you wish to highlight or a topic you’re passionate about, we’d love to hear from you! Get in touch with us on social media (FacebookTwitterLinkedIn) or via e-mail at: news@kafkadesk.org

Ábel Bede

Ábel Bede was born in Budapest and is currently studying History at Durham University. He wrote his dissertation on early 20th century Hungarian politics and culture and published several pieces in prominent Hungarian newspapers.

You can check out all of his articles here.

Zsofi Borsi

A Budapest-born politics and economics graduate of Durham University, UK, Zsofi Borsi wrote her thesis on conspiracy theories present in Hungarian online political discourse. Zsofi has worked as an intern at various political and non-governmental organisations in Hungary, such as Political Capital Research and Consultancy Institute, Tom Lantos Institute or Klubrádió.

You can check out all of her articles here.

Natálie Durčáková

Born in Štramberk, near Ostrava, Natálie studied cultural history at Silesian University in Opava. Passionate about art and history, she worked in several cultural organisations and NGOs in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

You can check out all of her articles here.

Alena Fedorova

Alena is a freelance journalist from Ukraine, currently based in Prague where she lives and studies.

You can check out all of her articles here.

Andrew Hall

Andrew Hall is an American living in Prague and working as a freelancer. He graduated from Norwich University with an MA in Diplomacy (conflict studies) and from Arizona State University with a BS in Political Science. Despite a strong interest in international politics, travel and fried cheese, he hates writing about himself!

You can check out all of his articles here.

Antoine du Jeu

Born in Paris, Antoine du Jeu studied literature (Sorbonne Nouvelle) and cinema (ESEC graduate, Masters in screenwriting at the Sorbonne Panthéon) in France. He wrote his master’s thesis on the philosophy of revolt while studying at Charles University in Prague. Antoine has also worked for the Cahiers du Cinéma, French radio station France Inter and directed two independent short-films. He is currently working on a third one.

You can check out all of his articles here.

Piotr Narel

A bilingual Polish-American who has spent much of his life traversing the Atlantic, Piotr Narel is a communications professional based in Washington, D.C.

You can check out all of his articles here.

Libor Potočár

Libor is a student of psychology and economic policy at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, but was born in Slovakia. He gained greater awareness of his European identity during his Erasmus exchange in Spain – an experience that deepened his interest in the  field of international politics. Eager to make the voice of conspiracy and disinformation media a little weaker in the vast waters of the internet.

You can check out all of his articles here.

Lorna Radtke

Born in Chicago, Lorna Radtke is a student of international relations and European politics at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, and previously also lived in Austria. Her desire to dive into European politics began during her secondary education years in the United States, her home country. Eager to pursue her interest in media and journalism by researching intriguing topics and writing original articles.

You can check out all of her articles here.

Daniel Stokoe

Daniel Stokoe is an English teacher from the U.K.. After living in Prague, Madrid and Odessa, he’s currently established in Warsaw.

You can check out all of his articles here.

Márk Szabó

An international relations and European politics student at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, Márk grew up in a bi-cultural Slovak-Hungarian family, stoking his interest in Central European politics and cross-national relations. A former intern at the Bratislava-based Globsec Institute, Márk aims for a career in diplomacy.

You can check out all of his articles here.

Louise Ostermann Twardowski

A French student of Polish descent, Louise studies languages (Polish, Hungarian, Russian), linguistics and literature in Strasbourg. Passionate about Central European history, culture and literature.

You can check out all of her articles here.

Justyna Dzik Wykrętowicz

Born in Kozienice, central Poland, Justyna studied law at Krakow’s Jagiellonian University and lived in Warsaw and Budapest. Lawyer by profession and traveler by passion, she publishes her stories about lesser-known and off-the-beaten track parts of Poland on Plan Poland and Z dala od biura.

You can check out all of her articles here.