Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/Doktorandin


Abigail Frances Scripka

Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam
Am Neuen Markt 1
14467 Potsdam

Office: Am Neuer Markt 9d, Room 1.23 
Phone.: 0331/74510-114 
Fax: 0331/74510-143 


1 August 2023
Research Associate / Doctoral Candidate at the ZZF, Dept. I, in the ERC project “Perestroika from Below” (funded by the European Union), Potsdam

2023 - Present
Editor and Translator for Novastan

2022 - Present
Freelance translator and editor

Research Assistant at University of Wisconsin-Madison

2021 - 2022
UNESCO Culture Sector Volunteer in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Central Asia Barometer Research Intern in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Central Eurasian Summer Studies Institute for Beginner's Kazakh in Madison, Wisconsin

2020 - 2022
International Master in Central, Eastern European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, (Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degree Programme)
IntM in Central, Eastern European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, University of Glasgow
Master in Political Science, University of Tartu
Master in International Relations, KIMEP University

2019 - 2020
Fulbright English Language Teaching Assistant in Šalčininkai, Lithuania

Summer Language Workshop for Beginner's Lithuanian in Bloomington, Indiana

U.S. Embassy Tashkent Public Affairs Intern in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

2017 - 2018
Exchange Student at Saint Petersburg State University Political Science Faculty in St. Petersburg, Russia.

U.S. Embassy Astana Public Affairs Intern in Astana, Kazakhstan

2015 - 2019
B.A. in International Studies, Indiana University Bloomington
B.A. in Slavic and Eastern European Languages and Cultures, Indiana University Bloomington