PhD, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Oksana Myshlovska has been postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bern since July 2018. She contributes to an FNS-funded project (2018-2022) that focuses on the role of civil society in conflict transformation and reconciliation in relation to history and memory in Ukraine, Chechnya and Georgia. In 2017-2018, Oksana was investigator for the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University and the Swiss Development Agency contributing to a Learning Journey on Governance in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Contexts. Previously, she was researcher at the University of St Gallen and the Global Studies Institute in Geneva. She was also lecturer and academic advisor for the World Learning SIT Study Abroad University programme ‘International Studies and Multilateral Diplomacy’. Her research is at the intersection of memory studies, history and conflict transformation studies in Eastern Europe with a focus on Ukraine. She has published on the management of linguistic and national diversity, instrumentalisation of ethnic and linguistic identities and history in the post-Soviet space and the controversies related to the commemoration of the interwar nationalist movement in post-Soviet Ukraine. Recently, she has co-edited a collaborative volume called Regions without regionalism. Rethinking Ukraine’s heterogeneity (Central European University Press).