Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin


Dr. Evgenia Lezina
Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History
Am Neuen Markt 1
14467 Potsdam

office: Am Neuen Markt 9d, E.06
phone: 0331/74510-138
fax: 0331/74510-143

E-Mail: lezina [at] zzf-potsdam.de


since 2018

DFG project “The Soviet State Security’s Political and Power Resources. KGB Structures, Practices and Methods in the Last Decade of the Soviet Union” at the Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam


since 2014

Senior Research Fellow / Associate Researcher at the Socio-Political Department, Analytical Centre of Yuri Levada (Levada Centre), Moscow


April to July 2017

Visiting researcher at the Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam


April to September 2016

Visiting scholar at the Imre Kertész Kolleg at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena


From June 2012 to December 2013

Visiting researcher at the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED-Dictatorship in Berlin (with a scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)


From January to June 2008

Visiting researcher at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, M.A.


2011 - 2012

Research project coordinator at the Levada Centre and the International Society “Memorial”, Moscow


2006 - 2010

Ph.D., Political Systems and Institutional Change

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy


2004 - 2005

M.A., Political Science

University of Manchester / Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences



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