PhD and post-doc projects

Postdoctoral research projects:

Stefano Braghiroli (09.2012 – 09.2014)
Project: “An analysis of voting dynamics in the European Parliament on issues involving the Russian Federation and EU-Russia relations.” ERMOS post-doctoral research grant awarded by the Estonian Science Foundation.
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Maria Mälksoo (03.2010 – 04.2014)
Project: „The Power Politics of Memory in Eastern Europe: Securitising the Legacy of Communism in the Baltic states, Poland, Ukraine, and Russia.” MOBILITAS post-doctoral research grant awarded by the Estonian Science Foundation.
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Matthieu Chillaud (09.2009 – 09. 2012)
Project: „Controlling Frontiers and Mapping the Field of European ‘Freedom, Justice and Security“ MOBILITAS post-doctoral research grant awarded by the Estonian Science Foundation.
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Doctoral research projects:

Thomas Linsenmaier, CEURUS PhD fellow (political science):
Project: “The interplay between regional international societies – towards a European security architecture?”

Ryhor Nizhnikau, CEURUS PhD fellow (political science):
Project: “EU Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion in the Eastern Neighborhood”

Maili Vilson, CEURUS PhD fellow (political science):
Project: “A Comparative Study of the European Neighbourhood Policy: European Union’s Policies in the Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood in the Context of the Arab Spring”

Kerttu Mäger, CEURUS PhD fellow (law):
Project: “Problem areas regarding the Russian Federation’s obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights”

Birgit Poopuu, CEURUS PhD fellow (political science), completed in 2016:
Project: “The role of identity: the European Union and the process of becoming a ‘peacebuilder’”

Maria Reinfeldt, CEURUS PhD fellow (political science)
Project: “Conceptualizing the European Union as an international actor: an analysis of the moving position of the EU’s Self and the construction of Europe from within”

Eoin McNamara, CEURUS PhD fellow (political science)
Project: “What determines the NATO contribution of small post-2004 allies? A comparative analysis of Estonia, Slovenia and Bulgaria”

Kristel Vits, CEURUS PhD fellow (political science)
Project: “De facto states and dependences: disentangling the interrelationship between de facto statehood and patronage”

Shota Kakabadze, CEURUS PhD fellow (political science)
Project: “The Stigma of Non-Europeaness in Georgian Public Discourse”

Maksim Kulaev, CEURUS PhD fellow (political science)
Project: “Transformism and Survival of Russian Authoritarianism after 2011”