Dr. Cécile Druey Schwab


Kooperationsprojekt Osteuropäische Geschichte (Departement Geschichte)

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Departement Geschichte
Hirschgässlein 21
4051 Basel
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Curriculum Vitae

Education

09 / 2010 – 03 / 2016 PhD studies, Department of International History and Politics, Graduate Institute, Geneva. Defense of PhD thesis "Between Multilateralism and Unilateralism: Russian Foreign Policy Debates with Regard to Georgia (1991 - 2008)", Jury of “viva voce”: Prof. André Liebich (Graduate Institute, Geneva), Prof. Jussi Hanhimäki (Graduate Institute, Geneva), Prof. Roy Allison (University of Oxford)

10 / 2006 – 06 / 2008 Master studies Department of International History and Politics, Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland

10 / 1993 – 11 / 1999 Licence studies Fribourg University, Switzerland: Russian Language and Literature, Islamic Studies, Cultural Philosophy for Eastern Europe

 

Professional experience

08 / 2016 – present Senior advisor, “Women Initiatives for Peace in Donbas/s” programme, Berlin, Germany

04 / 2011 – 12 / 2017 Project coordinator,Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Mediation Team, swisspeace, Bern, Switzerland

06 / 2008 – 08 / 2010 Scientific Advisor, Desk Eastern Europe and Central Asia and Section OSCE and Council of Europe, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Bern, Switzerland

12 / 2000 – 08 / 2006 Secretary General, International Culture and Youth Exchange, Swiss branch, Bern, Switzerland

 

Academic affiliations

since 2018 Associated member, University of Basel, Chair of Easter European History, Basel (Switzerland)

since 2017 Research fellow, IOS Leibniz Institute for Eastern and South Eastern Studies, Regensburg (Germany)

 

 


  • "The 'Minsk Process' as Perceived from Within - Civil Society Perspectives on Peacebuilding in Ukraine" (seit 2017, implementiert durch die 'Women Initiatives for Peace in Donbas/s (WIPD)', unterstützt durch die Universität St.Gallen).
  • "Instrumentalisation of the Past as a Means of Mobilisation: the Painful Experiences of the Post-Soviet Space and the Balkans" (Publikationsprojekt 2018, Euxeinos, Universität St.Gallen).
  • "Remembering the Past in the Conlicts of the Present: Civil Society and Contested Histories in the Post-Soviet Space (1991 - 2018)" (geplant)
  • Konfliktforschung (Kaukasus, Russland, Ukraine)
  • Peacebuilding, Schwerpunkt Zivilgesellschaft
  • Geschichtspolitik
  • Erinnerungsforschung
  • Geschichtsdialoge

03 – 11 / 2016

Fellowship   “’Ukraine   Calling’:   Kompetenz   im   Dialog.   Berufsbegleitende   Weiterbildung   zur   Initiierung   länderübergreifender Projektpartnerschaften”, Europa-Universität Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder) and Robert Bosch Foundation (Berlin, Germany)

10 / 2012 – 06 / 2013

Fellowship “for prospective researchers” by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF). Positions as a visiting researcher at the Moscow State Institute for International Relations (MGIMO) and the Russian State University for Humanities (RGGU), Moscow, Russia.

9 / 2012 – 06 / 2013

Fellowship as a visiting researcher at the Moscow Carnegie Center, Moscow, Russia

08 / 1995 – 06 / 1996

Exchange year at Kazan’ University, Russia