Tatjana Kuhn is programme manager and research associate at the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) where she has previously coordinated the PhD Support Programme EUCACIS (“The EU, Central Asia and the South Caucasus in the International System”). Tatjana holds a Master’s degree in International and European Relations from Linköping University (Sweden) and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and English Studies from the University of Mannheim (Germany). Prior to her occupation at CIFE, Tatjana had worked at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB), the Goethe-Institut and at the German Development Cooperation Agency (GIZ) in Sri Lanka. Currently, she is conducting her PhD research at the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany) on anthropocentric assumptions within the UN Sustainable Development Goals and their perception among politicians, environmental NGO representatives and subsistence farmers in Kenya.
Tatjana highly appreciates the opportunity to enhance the research networks between European and Central Asian scientists within SEnECA. In SEnECA, she is Co-Lead for Work Package 3 (Awareness-Raising, Dissemination and Communication) and will contribute to research on the Great Powers’ involvement and on higher education in Central Asia (among other topics).