Kristina Pikovskaia

Research Student

Kristina did her undergraduate in International Relations at Samara State University (Russia).

She joined QEH in 2015 as an MPhil student in Development Studies supported by the Hill Foundation. Her MPhil thesis looked at the role informal sector organisations in Zimbabwe play in politics and specific types of citizenship they shape.

Economic informalisation and democratisation in Zimbabwe (provisional)

Kristina will be a Teaching Assistant on the History and Politics Foundation Course for the MPhil students in Development Studies in 2018-19.

Research Students supervised

Research interests:

Zimbabwean politics, economic informalisation, democratisation, citizenship, political subjectivity; Soviet assistance to Southern African countries during the Cold War