Nina Frieß studied political science and Slavonic studies in Heidelberg, St. Petersburg and Potsdam. Since October 2016, she has been a researcher at ZOiS. From 2009 to 2016 she was a research fellow at the Department of Eastern Slavic Literatures and Cultures at the University of Potsdam. In 2015 she completed her doctorate on the contemporary memory of Stalinist repressions. Her dissertation was awarded the Klaus Mehnert-Prize of the German Association for East European Studies e.V. (DGO). In 2017, she completed her Master's degree in Science Marketing at Technische Universität Berlin. She is a co-founder of the project ‘Russophone Voices’, that explores current trends in global Russophone literatures and brings together authors, researchers, and readers.
- Russophone literatures
- Children’s and youth literature
- Memory research
- The relationships between politics and literature
- The relationship between official and unofficial literature
- Russian contemporary culture