Period of stay: 6 feb - 6 mar
Magnus Feldmann is a lecturer in politics at the University of Bristol, UK and is visiting UCRS from 6 February until 6 March 2017. His research interests include a variety of topics related to political economy and Russian, Eurasian and East European politics, and he is particularly interested in post-communist capitalism and institutions. While at UCRS he is working on a survey article that analyses different approaches to post-communist capitalism as well as a longer-term project on the Russian political economy.
Period of stay: 6 feb - 30 jun
Tetyana Malyarenko is Professor of International Security and Jean Monnet Professor on European Security at the National University 'Odesa Law Academy', Ukraine. She is the founder and director of the Ukrainian Institute for Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution, a Ukrainian NGO, which aims to promote interdisciplinary research, research-led teaching and evidence-based advice to policy-makers on crisis management and conflict resolution in Ukraine and beyond. Her main research areas of interests include societal and economic aspects of security in transition states, human security and good governance, social conflicts and civil wars. Dr. Malyarenko has held visiting professorship at the Johns Hopkins University, Wilson Centre for International Scholars, Washington DC, University of California Berkeley, the Institute for Peace and Conflicts, University of Granada, the University of Tromso and the University of Gothenburg. Dr. Malyarenko’s publications to date include five books and over fifty journal articles and book chapters. Tetyana Malyarenko holds a Master Degree from Donetsk National Technical University, a Candidate of Science Degree in Economics from Donetsk National University of Economics and Trade and a Doctor of Science Degree in Public Policy from Donetsk State Management University (thesis title: ‘Preventing Social Conflicts: The Mechanisms of Governance and Security of the State’). Dr. Malyarenko's fellowship at the UCRS is financed by the Swedish Institute Visby programme is staying at the UCRS 1 February - 30 June 2017.