Saipira Furstenberg is based at the Research Centre For Eastern European Studies at the University of Bremen, Germany. Before becoming an Early Stage Researcher, Saipira held the position of research assistant at the University of Warwick (2012) and King’s College London (2012). Her previous research focused in the field of management and healthcare where she explored the concept of governance and stakeholders interactions. Prior to this Saipira also worked as an intern in EU foreign policy affairs at the Euclid Network London (2011).
After completing her BA in Marketing in 2008 in Belgium, Saipira pursued further higher education in UK where she studied a BA (Hons) in European Economy and Management at the University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland and MA degree in International Security at the University of Warwick, England. Throughout her studies Saipira worked as research assistant in the organisations such as the UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science at the University of Dundee, NHS Scotland and Health Informatics Centre, University of Dundee.
Saipira’s research interests are in political regimes of post-Soviet regions of Central Asia, international dimensions of democracy and democratisation as well as on global governance and human security.