Ekaterina Emeliantseva

Ekaterina Emeliantseva, Prof. Dr.

SNSF Förderprofessur

Tel.: + 41 44 634 36 45


Ekaterina Emeliantseva Koller has been an SNSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Marie Heim-Vögtlin Grant) at the University of Zurich since 2015 and part-time lecturer in History since 2014 at the Universities of Zurich and St. Gallen. Previously she was part-time lecturer in Modern History at Bangor University/ Wales, UK (2010-2013), Teaching and Research Assistant at the Division for East European History of the University of Zurich (2003-2008) and Research Assistant at the History Department of the University of Basel (2001-2004). She obtained her PhD in East European History at the University of Basel after studying East European History, Slavic Philology and Modern German Literature in Freiburg/Br., Cologne, and Bonn.

Current Research Project/Habilitation

Flexible Socialism of the Brezhnev era: People, institutions, and emotions in the closed city of Severodvinsk (Summary)

Research Interests

•    Late Soviet Union
•    Rural/Urban history of the Soviet Union
•    Cold War and Military History
•    History of Sports in Russia and the Soviet Union
•    Approaches to Cultural History/Historiograpy
•    Material Culture
•    Culture of Emotions
•    Religious Groups in Eastern Europe (18th/19th c.)​​​​​
•    Jewish History in Eastern Europe