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Next Generation of Research Questions For Young Researchers

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Teaching Politically Sensitive Issues: Thoughts and Perspectives

"Define Informal Rules to Keep the Discussion Fruitful and Constructive"

Tartu University European Studies and EU-Russia Studies MA Programme Director highlights the importance of establishing boundaries and facilitating an inclusive discussion of politically …

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Next Generation of Research Questions For Young Researchers

In an interview to discuss the whirlwind of political events in Ukraine, particularly those involving former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, Research Fellow at Tartu University, Tinatini Dvalishvili (from Georgia) and Professor of psychology at Kiev University of Trade and Economics, Oleksiy Polunin (of Ukraine) suggest some areas for future research in the region.

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State of Affairs in Georgia and Ukraine: Current Events and Moving Forward

Tinatin Dvalishvili, PhD student in Georgia, is currently a resident research fellow of the Open Society Foundation at the Johan Skytte Institute for Political Science at Tartu University. Her research focuses on cross-border cooperation, mainly in the Schengen zone, but she finds that her research in Tartu “is also very beneficial to Georgia”.

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Lecturers of European Studies: Awaken student curiosity and put aside your own partiotic feelings!

Nika Samkharadze, professor at Tbilisi State University, has been teaching Introduction to European Studies and EU foreign Poilicy at TSU since 2009.

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Towards the Second Annual AESC Convention: What’s in it for Students?

Thomas Kruessmann, DescNet project coordinator, discusses opportunities in AESC and DescNet with young members Betül Soysal and Meline Avagyan. Join us for the Second Annual AESC Convention in Tbilisi!

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Comparing Courses on European Studies

Anahit Chalikyan studied in the Faculty of International Relations at Yerevan State University where she received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Although she confesses that she has not taken so many courses dealing with European Studies, the two she has attended have left a lasting impression.

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