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Sonja Schiffers

Sonja Schiffers
Eastern Europe, feminism
My twitter handle:

@sonjakathar

My topics:

My languages:

German English

My city:

Berlin

My country:

Germany

My bio:

- Since 05/2017 Fellow, German Institute for International and Security Affairs
- Since 02/2016 involved with Polis180 e.V. - the Berlin-based grassroots think tank for EU and foreign affairs (since 07/2017 as Co-President, since 12/2016 as Co-Head “Women and International Politics”, previously as Project Manager for “Beyond the Protocol - Women and International Politics in Germany and Ukraine“)
- Since 09/2015 PhD Candidate, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies; PhD topic: Russian and Turkish neighborhood policies and their political and societal implications (case studies: Georgia and Bosnia); field research in Georgia, Bosnia and Russia
- 02-06/2015 Tutor for International Relations, Moscow State Institute of International Relations
- 01/2015 M.A. International Relations; Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, University of Potsdam

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

Moderatorin, Hintergrundgespräch "Östliche Partnerschaft - Reformen oder Stillstand in der Ukraine und in Georgien?"

Mit
- Andreas von Brandt, stellvertretender Referatsleiter Südkaukasus und Zentralasien im Auswärtigen Amt und
- Wilfried Jilge, Programmmitarbeiter im Robert-Bosch-Zentrum für Mittel- und Osteuropa, Russland und Zentralasien der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (DGAP)
Eine Veranstaltung von Polis180 e.V.

This talk is in: German


Moderator, film screening & discussion: Re-Thinking Security – On the Role(s) and Perspectives of Women in UN Peacekeeping Missions

With
- Annika Hansen, Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF);
- Nicole Birtsch, Research Associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP);
- Christoph Lüttmann, Berlin Center for Integrative Mediation (CSSP).
Organized by Polis180 and the United Nations Association of Germany (DGVN)

This talk is in: English


Moderatorin, Fishbowl-Diskussion "Wirtschaftliche Gleichstellung von Frauen und Männern – alles geregelt in Europa?"

Fishbowl-Diskussion mit den Europaabgeordneten Sylvia-Yvonne Kaufmann und Arne Gericke sowie Gabriele Bischoff, Vorsitzende der Abreitnehmergruppe im Europäischen Wirtschafts- und Sozialausschuss, Rapporteurin der Stellungnahme „Die europäische Säule sozialer Rechte“ und Dr. Dag Schölper, Geschäftsführer Bundesforum Männer

Eine Veranstaltung des Informationsbüros des Europäischen Parlaments in Deutschland in Kooperation mit Polis180

This talk is in: German


Moderator, closing event "Women and International Polics" (panel discussion)

A discussion on women, peace, and security with
- Elke Ferner, Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Family, Seniors, Women and Youth;
- Dr. Sylke Tempel, Chairwomen of Women in International Security Deutschland, Editor in Chief of Internationale Politik, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP);
- Andreas von Beckerath, Ambassador, Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Organized by Polis180 e.V. and International Centre for Policy Studies (Kyiv)

This talk is in: English