Dr. rer. pol. Fabian Burkhardt

Dr. rer. pol. Fabian Burkhardt

Research Division: Eastern Europe, Eurasia


phone:+49 30 88007-341

2018-2019 Postdoctoral Fellow, International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, National Research University “Higher School of Economics“, Moscow

2017 Fellow, Research Division Eastern Europa and Eurasia, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin

2013-2016 Research Associate, Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, LMU Munich

2012-2013 Research Associate, Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science, LMU Munich, Research Network Institutions and Institutional Change in Postsocialism (Kom-Post)

2011 M.A. Russian Studies, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London



SWP Publications (selection):

Fabian Burkhardt, Janis Kluge

Dress Rehearsal for Russia’s Presidential Election

Moscow Tightens Grip on Regional Governors and Budgets

SWP Comment 2017/C 37, October 2017, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Fabian Burkhardt

Presidential Power in Putin’s Third Term: Was Crimea a Critical Juncture in Domestic Politics?

in: A. Barbashin/ F. Burkhardt/O. Irisova/E. Wyciszkiewicz (Eds.): A Successful Failure. Russia after Crime(a), Warsaw: The Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding, 2017, pp. 119-141
Fabian Burkhardt

Constitutional politics in Belarus

in: A. Fruhstorfer/M. Hein (Hg.): Constitutional Politics in Central and Eastern Europe. Between Stability and Change, Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2016, S. 463-493
Fabian Burkhardt

Concepts of the Nation and Legitimation in Belarus

in: M. Brusis/J. Ahrens/M. Schulze Wessel (Hg.): Politics and Legitimacy in Post‐Soviet Eurasia, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, S. 148-171

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

SWP Research Papers

Franziska Smolnik
Cooperation, Trust, Security?

The Potential and Limits of the OSCE’s Economic and Environmental Dimension

Sabine Fischer
The Donbas Conflict

Opposing Interests and Narratives, Difficult Peace Process