Nedan hittar du pågående forskningsprojekt som berör Georgien.

The Discursive Construction of Russian National Identity through the 2008 War in Georgia

Duration: September 2011 - June 2016

Project leader: Marina Henrikson | Project page

This thesis examines the discursive construction and re-construction of Russian state and national identity and the subsequent articulation of foreign policy through the 2008 war in Georgia, and how the role of lexicon and terminology within international relations assists in creating, maintaining and reformulating the identity of states and nations and their respective practices.

Corruption and Anti-Corruption Policies in Eurasia

Duration: March 2012 - March 2014

Project leader: Johan Engvall | Project page

Project assessing anti-corruption policies under conditions of systemic corruption in Eurasia with special reference to the cases of Georgia after the Rose Revolution and the efforts to fight corruption in Kyrgyzstan after constitutional reforms in 2012. One part of the project is conducted in cooperation with the Institute of Developing Economies in Tokyo, Japan. Another part is supported by the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute – Silk Road Studies, Washington, DC and Stockholm.