Stuart is Project Coordinator of the Central and South East Europe Programme (CSEEP) at LSE IDEAS. He will be working closely with the Ratiu Forum team. Stuart studied History BA at the University of Kent, then completed an MSc in History of International Relations at LSE – specialising in the Cold War, the Balkans, and the Rise and Fall of Communism in Europe. After working in a number of government departments, Stuart joined LSE IDEAS in early 2020, as research assistant to the Engelsberg Chair for History and International Affairs – most recently Prof Margaret MacMillan. Following the end of the Engelsberg series in Summer 2022, he was also appointed Editor of publications.