Senior Research Fellow Marko Lehti is a deputy director of Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI) and an academic director of MA programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research. Lehti’s research in the field of peace and conflict research particularly focusses on peace mediation and dialogues, crises of liberal peace, transformation of identities and the idea of Nordic peace. His latest book are “Contestations of Liberal Order. The West in Crisis?” (co-edited with Henna-Riikka Pennanen & Jukka Jouhki)(Palgrave 2020) that assesses the narratives about the crisis of western liberal order and “The Era of Private Peacemakers. A New Dialogic Approach to Mediation” (Palgrave 2019) that deals the turbulent change of international peacemaking field and the growing role of international NGOs. He has directed several international projects including most recent one: the OSCE Network project “Cross-regional Corridors of Dialogue: Developing a Complementing Track for Transforming Long-standing Conflicts” funded by German Ministry of Foreign Affairs and focusing on Southern Caucasus and Moldova.