About EUSP

Anna Zhelnina

Graduated from the St. Petersburg State University, Department for Sociology, and received postgraduate education at the Department for Political Science and Sociology of the European University at St. Petersburg. She defended her PhD thesis on transformation of urban space in post-socialist St. Petersburg in 2011 at the Sociological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences. She is working on the issues of public space, urban activism, and political participation of young people, and has published articles on these subjects. Currently she is researcher at the Center for Youth Studies of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg, and Andrew Gagarin Fellow at the Department for Liberal Arts and Sciences (St. Petersburg State University).

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