Ruslana Koziienko

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Ruslana Koziienko is a social anthropologist and a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Central European University (Vienna). Her research interests include gender, masculinities, and displacement. Her dissertation explores the effects and affects of limited mobility on civilian men under martial law introduced after the Russian full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022.

She is also part of the research group working on the project "Arrival" Infrastructures: Processes of Emplacement of Displaced People from Ukraine in Vienna, which was launched by the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM, Vienna) within its Europe-Asia Research Platform on Forced Migration. The project explores the response of the city of Vienna to the mass influx of displaced people from Ukraine.

She was an IWM visiting fellow with the Institute’s program for Scholars from Ukraine in the summer of 2022.


Biziukova, Volha, Ruslana Koziienko, and Anna Lazareva. 2023. “‘Arrival’ Infrastructures: Ukrainian Displaced People in Vienna.” IWM Post, June 2023, 131 edition.

Koziienko, Ruslana. March 2023. 'Against false solidarity. A call for true solidarity among people with experiences of displacement.'. Allegra Lab.


MA, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.
BA, Cultural Studies, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine.