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Dr Sonja Katharina Schiffers

Director of the South Caucasus regional office of the Heinrich Böll Foundation

Dr Sonja Katharina Schiffers heads the South Caucasus office of the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Tbilisi, Georgia. She has been a member of the Advisory Board since 2018. She coordinates the project on Conflict Management in Eastern Europe and together with Dr Melanie Coni-Zimmer the Gender, Peace and Security project.

Dr Sonja Schiffers completed a doctorate at the FU Berlin on the illiberal influence of Russia and Turkey in Georgia and Bosnia. She has previously worked, as an advisor in the Bundestag, as a visiting scholar at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, as well as a voluntary director of the programme Gender and International Politics for Polis180.

Work projects

Dr. Sonja Katharina Schiffers is engaged in the following topics: