Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences and Solvay Business School

Postal address

Political Science

Postal address
Pleinlaan 2
Phone: +32-2-6292027


Dr Oleksandra Seliverstova is a researcher and a lecturer at the Department of Political Science at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). She received her joint doctoral degree from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Tallinn University in 2017. From 2013 till 2016 she was a Marie Curie Fellow at the Institute of Governance, Law and Society at Tallinn University (TU). Her research focuses on exploration of everyday nationalism and bottom-up nation building through consumer culture in multi-ethnic societies. In 2008 she received her MA in Eastern European Studies from Free University Berlin, where her research focused on ethnic conflicts in post-Soviet area. For several years she was engaged in the NGO sector in Ukraine and worked as a research assistant.

Research output

  1. Keeping alive the "Imaginary West" in post-Soviet countries

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  2. Consumer Citizenship and Reproduction of Estonianness

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter

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