Ann-Sophie Gast

Cohort 2015

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Tanja Börzel

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Freie Universität Berlin

Fachbereich Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften

Otto-Suhr-Institut

PhD Candidate

Address
Ihnestr. 26
Room 102
14195 Berlin

Topic of PhD thesis

Cooperation among Autocracies - Regional Integration in Eurasia

Curriculum Vitae

10/2012 - 04/2015

Freie University Berlin/ Humboldt University Berlin/ University of Potsdam, M.A. in International Relations

09/2013 – 08/2014

Moscow Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Russia, M.A. Word Politics

09/2010 – 07/2011

Faculty of International Relations, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia

2008 – 2012

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, B.A. in European Studies


Scientific Activities and Internships

09/2018 - 10/2018

Visiting Researcher at University of North Carolina (UNC) in Chapel Hill, United States

Since 01/2018

Researcher at the Center for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) in Berlin

06/2017 - 08/2017

Visiting Researcher at the OSCE Academy Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

02/2017- 04/2017

Visiting Researcher at the School of International Relations, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia

Since 11/2016

Election observer for OSCE/ODIHR

08/2016 – 01/2017

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) in Copenhagen, Denmark, Visiting Scholar

03/2015 – 11/2015

Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Sector Programme Peace and Security, External Consultant

09/2014 – 04/2015

Research Group “The Transformative Power of Europe” (KFG), Free University Berlin, Student Assistant

04/2014 – 07/2014

Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Uzbekistan, European External Action Service, Traineeship

02/2014 – 04/2014

Carnegie Moscow Center, Research Internship

08/2012 – 05/2013

Institute for European Politics (IEP), Berlin, Student Assistant


Stipends and Awards

09/2018 - 10/2018

FUB Alumni Program Scholarship for reserach stay abroad

01/2017 - 09/2018

PhD Scholarship, German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volks)

09/2015 – 12/2016

PhD Scholarship, Kolleg-Forschergruppe (DFG) "The Transformative Power of Europe"

06/2015

Best Graduate Award of the 2014/2015 cohort, Master in International Relations, Free University Berlin

05/2010 04/2015

Scholarship, German Academic Scholarship Foundation

05/2010  07/2011

Scholarship, "Metropolises in Eastern Europe“, German Academic Scholarship Foundation and the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach Foundation


Further Research Interests

Eurasian Integration

Regional Integration and Regional Organizations

Russian Foreign Policy

Transformation in the Post-Soviet Space

Regional Politics in Central Asia

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2019: Vier Jahre Eurasische Wirtschaftsunion - Ein wirtschaftlicher Flop?, ZOiS spotlight 8/2019, https://www.zois-berlin.de/publikationen/zois-spotlight/vier-jahre-eurasische-wirtschaftsunion-ein-wirtschaftlicher-flop/.

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2018: Zukunft der russisch-deutschen Beziehungen, in: Chruljowa, T.W./Gretzkij, I.W./Wlassow, N.A. (eds): Russland und Deutschland - Ein Dialog über die Zukunft, Petersburger Dialog, http://petersburger-dialog.ru/images/lib/2018_broshure_de.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2MEJcJOC4-iwV7Jm_Gm-WBwqgCiuNUWDcHavFfA9B1_VgcF99ZIg2yIGQ.

Gast, Ann-Sophie/Kossow, Niklas/Nelles, Mattia 2018: Schluss mit dem Augenzwinkern Richtung Moskau!, in ipg-journal, https://www.ipg-journal.de/regionen/europa/artikel/detail/schluss-mit-dem-augenzwinkern-richtung-moskau-2886/.

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2018: Warum Kirgistans Mitgliedschaft in der Eurasischen Wirtschaftsunion bisher kein Erfolg war, in: Zentralasien-Analysen Nr. 123, ZOiS Berlin, p. 2-5.

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2018: Zentralasien und die Präsidentschaftswahlen in Russland, ZOiS spotlight 8/2018, https://en.zois-berlin.de/publications/zois-spotlight/central-asia-and-russias-presidential-election/.

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2018: Russlands Rolle in Zentralasien: Ringen um Einfluss und Verbündete, in: Religion und Gesellschaft in Ost und West (RGOW) 2/2018, p. 6-9.

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2018: Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian Economic Union – A Partnership with Obstacles, in: OSCE Policy Brief No. 45, Bishkek: OSCE Academy Bishkek, http://www.osce-academy.net/en/news/full/478.html.

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2017: Regionalism in Eurasia – Explaining Authority Transfers to Regional Organizations, in: KFG Working Paper No. 82, Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin.

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2017: Presidential Elections in Kyrgyzstan – A Democratic Exception in Autocratic Central Asia? in: WZB Democracy Blog, https://democracy.blog.wzb.eu/2017/11/02/presidential-elections-in-kyrgyzstan/.

Gast, Ann-Sophie/Minesashvili, Salome 2017: The Global Increase of Hybrid Warfare: The Case of Russia's Warfare in Ukraine, in: Long Shots and Bold Claims, Polis Paper No. 2, http://polis180.org/polisblog/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/Polis-Paper-2.pdf.

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2016: The Pivotal Role of Women in Ukraine's Peacebuilding Process, Polis Blog, http://polis180.org/polisblog/2016/12/08/women-ukraine-peacebuilding/.

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2014: A Shift in the EU Strategy for Central Asia, Carnegie Moscow Center, http://carnegie.ru/publications/?fa=55483.

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2014: No European Impact in Central Asia?, Eurasia Outlook, Carnegie Moscow Center, http://carnegie.ru/eurasiaoutlook/?fa=54790.

Gast, Ann-Sophie et al. 2013: Kreativer Protest im öffentlichen Raum: Artivismus als Kanal des politischen Engagements, in PROJEKT EUROPA 2012/13, Jahrespublikation des Studienkollegs zu Berlin, S. 58-84.

Gast, Ann-Sophie 2012: Erste Jahrestagung des Deutsch-Portugiesischen Forums: Perspektiven einer starken Partnerschaft in schweren Zeiten, in integration 02/2013, Baden Baden: Nomos, S.146-155.

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