Ole Wæver is a Professor of International Relations at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. He is the founder of CAST, Centre for Advanced Security Theory, and Director of CRIC, Centre for Resolution of International Conflicts. His research interests include theories of international relations and security, sociology of science, religion in international relations, climate change, conflict analysis, the role of national and other identities in foreign policy and transformative technology. He is a member of the Danish Academy of Science, knight of the order of Dannebrog, recipient of the Carlsberg Foundation’s grand research prize, and honorary doctor at the University of Turku. His next book is on speech act theory and politics.