Martin Brand

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Martin Brand has been a researcher at ZOiS since April 2017, and is the editor of Russland-Analysen. He studied political science in Berlin and Kraków, specialising in Eastern Europe, and has worked as a culture manager in Gdánsk. He was a researcher at the Institute for East European Studies of the Freie Universität Berlin in 2014 and 2015. Martin Brand is currently working on his doctoral dissertation at Bielefeld University, on the subject of the welfare state and social policy in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. In 2001 and 2002 he did his civilian service in Nizhnii Novgorod, Russia.

Research interests

  • Social policy and the welfare state
  • Global Social Policy
  • The cultural history of football
  • Regional specialisation in Central and Eastern Europe

Selected publications.