7 July 2023

On July 6, Caucasus School of Governance held a thesis defense for students of Master’s degree programs in Diplomacy and International Relations. Students presented their MA theses in front of the defense Commission. Commission members included:  – Dr. Eka Akobia, Dean, Affiliate Professor; Dr. Emir Eteria, Affiliate Professor; Dr. Giorgi Muchaidze, Affiliate Associate Professor; Giorgi Tskhadaia, Associate Associate Professor.


The following MA theses were presented:


  1. Irakli Svanidze - ”The impact of economic dependence on foreign policy: Russia-Georgia’s example”

Supervisor:  Emir Eteria, Professor


  1. Maia Samkharadze – “Changing of Ukrainian nationalism as a result of the EU integration process”

Supervisor:  Giorgi Tskhadaia, Associate Associate Professor


  1. Omar Babunashvili – “Hybrid war, as new challenge for Euro-Atlantic security on the example of Russia-Ukrainian war”

Supervisor:  Giorgi Muchaidze, Affiliate Associate Professor


  1. Mate Bakhtadze – “Brazil and the crisis of liberal international order”

Supervisor: Giorgi Tskhadaia, Associate Associate Professor


  1. Samuel Chkhaidze – “Concept of New Cold War” in the context of post-cold war US-Russian confrontation”

Supervisor:  Tsitne Chanturia, Invited Lecturer


  1. Davit Kapanadze – “Strategic reasons behind using the terminology of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) by Russia”

Supervisor: Giorgi Muchaidze, Affiliate Associate Professor


  1. Davit Akhaladze – “Georgiaნ-Abkhaz cooperation formats and perspectives of conflict resolution”

Supervisor:  Lavrenti Geradze, Invited Lecturer