ZOiS (Centre for East European and International Studies), Berlin
|Project Name||Politics of Memory in Post-Soviet Borderlands|
|Field of research||Border Studies, Memory Studies|
|Keywords||memory politics I borders and borderland identities I gender politics in Ukraine and the post-Soviet space|
Tatiana Zhurzhenko is researcher at ZOiS (Centre for East European and International Studies), Berlin, and teaches East European Politics at the Department of Political Science, University of Vienna. She graduated in political economy (1989) and philosophy (1993) at the V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Ukraine) where she then taught as Associate Professor. Since 2002, Tatiana has continued her academic career in Austria, where she held research fellowships at the Institute for East European History (Lise Meitner 2002-04) and the Department of Political Science (Elise Richter 2007-11).
Her research focuses on memory politics, borders and borderland identities as well as gender politics and feminism in Ukraine and the post-Soviet space. She was a visiting scholar at Helsinki, Harvard and Toronto Universities as well as at London Metropolitan University. From 2014 to 2018, Tatiana was Research Director of the Ukraine and Russia programs at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna.