Biography

Lena Pieber joined ZOiS in April 2022 as a researcher in the research network Cooperation and Conflict in Eastern Europe: The Consequences of the Reconfiguration of Political, Economic, and Social Spaces since the End of the Cold War (KonKoop). In her research, she deals with economic dis- and re-integration in the context of de facto statehood. She studied international relations at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna as well as international development and gender studies at the University of Vienna. Before joining ZOiS, she supported the EU Delegation to the International Organisations in Vienna and was working with the UN Women National Committee Austria and the Austrian Foreign Ministry. Her last position was Press Attaché of the Austrian Embassy in Moscow. 

Externally funded project

  • Cooperation and Conflict in Eastern Europe: The Consequences of the Reconfiguration of Political, Economic, and Social Spaces since the End of the Cold War (KonKoop)

Research interests

  • Economic and political structures of de facto states
  • Eastern Partnership
  • EU-Russia relations
  • Conflict studies