Dr. Moritz Pieper

Dr. Moritz Pieper

Research Division: Eastern Europe, Eurasia


phone:+49 30 88007-311

02/2016-09/2019 Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Salford, Manchester, Programme Leader for two undergraduate programmes (09/2018-09/2019)

2012-2015 PhD candidate at the University of Kent (Brussels School of International Studies)

01/2015-04/2015 Visiting Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Brussels office

04/2014-06/2014 Visiting Researcher at China Foreign Affairs University, Beijing

2010-2012 International M.A. double award programme International Relations, University of Kent, Canterbury, M.A. International Relations in Euroatlantic and Eurasian Communities, National Research University “Higher School of Economics”, Moscow

Areas of Expertise:

Foreign and security policy of Russia, regional relations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, Russia and China, Russia's Middle East and Asia Policy

External Publications (selection):

Moritz Pieper

The Linchpin of Eurasia: Kazakhstan and the Eurasian Economic Union between Russia’s defensive regionalism and China’s new Silk Roads

in: ‘Five Years after Maidan: Toward a Greater Eurasia?’, joint LSE Ideas, COMPASS/UPTAKE report, Mai 2019, pages 39-43
Moritz Pieper

Russkiy Mir: The Geopolitics of Russian Compatriots Abroad

in: Geopolitics, 25. Mai 2018 (online)


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

Moritz Pieper

New US sanctions bill on Russia threatens to further erode Minsk agreement

in: openDemocracy, oDR – Russia and beyond, 27 July 2017 (online)

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