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Anastasia specializes in the cultural history of Eastern European borderlands. She holds a PhD in Cultural Heritage Management and Development from the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (2016). She has received fellowships at the Blinken OSA in Budapest (2016), German Historical Institute in Moscow (2017), the Leibniz Institute for History and Culture of Eastern Europe in Leipzig (2019), and the Center for Advanced Studies in Sofia (2019–2020). In addition, she worked as a country expert for the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (2018–2019). She has published on the heritage of minorities in pluralistic societies, dilemmas of Jewish heritage in the post-Holocaust age, and literature and politics in Eastern Europe.