Skip to main content

2021 Doctoral Students Awards


Category: The Balkans

Mate Subašić (University of Liverpool, U.K.)
Dual Citizenship in the Context of Shifting Dynamics Within Kin-State


Category: Central Europe

Timo Aava (University of Vienna, Austria)
European Minorities and the Estonian Law on Cultural Autonomy for National Minorities

Edina Gál (Babes-Bolyai University, Romania)
Healthy Babies for the Nation: The Evolution of the State Child Welfare System in the Interwar Banat and Transylvania


Category: Eurasia

Moira O’Shea (University of Chicago, U.S.)
Kok-boru (Kyrgyzstan’s National Sport): Beyond Invention of Tradition


Category: Migration

Catherine L. Crooke (University of California Los Angeles, U.S.)
The Temporal Tensions of Asylum Lawyering


Category: Nationalism

Vicente G. Ferraro Jr. (University of São Paulo, Brazil)
The Tradeoff between Democracy and Order in Divided Societies: Separatist Conflicts, Threat and Authoritarian Preferences in Post-Soviet States


Category: Russia/Caucasus

Jessica Lovett (University of Nottingham, U.K.)
“The Fate of the Nation”: Population Politics in a Changing Soviet Union (1964-1982)


Category: Turkey/Greece

Marilena Anastasopoulou (University of Oxford, U.K.)
Coming to Terms with Forced Migration: An Intergenerational Study of Asia Minor Refugee Memory in Greece


Category: Ukraine

Oleksandra Keudel (Free University of Berlin, Germany)
Citizen Participation in Ukrainian Regional Centers: The Role of Local Patronal Networks

John Vsetecka (Michigan State University, U.S.)
Fact and Fiction: Information and Disinformation about the 1932-1933 Famine in Soviet Ukraine in the World Press