Tatjana Hofmann has studied Cultural, Slavonic and Germanic Studies at Humboldt-University in Berlin. Afterwards she has written her PhD thesis about the representation of Ukraine in post-soviet prose (Literarische Ethnografien der Ukraine, Basel 2014). Since 2012 she works at the Slavic Department of Zurich University where she has been editor of the literature magazine Variations. From 2012 to 2014 she has been associated in the project ‘Nation, Region and Beyond’ at the University of St. Gallen. She has (co-)edited several books on the forgotten avant-garde artist Sergei Tretiakov. Currently she works on a study about the Russian travelogue and on a documentary about Crimea’s cultural life.