David Matsaberidze

David Matsaberidze holds a BA in History (2005); an MA in Cultural Studies (2007), Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University; and an MA in Nationalism Studies (2008), Central European University. 2008-2014 – AFP Returning Scholar, IHESP, Open Society Foundations. Since 2009 he is an Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, with over five years’ experience of working as a researcher in various local and international scientific projects funded or run by Academic Swiss Caucasus NET (ASCN), Switzerland; Shota Rustaveli National Scientific Foundation (SRNSF), Georgia; Academic Fellowship Program (AFP), IHESP, OSF, Hungary; Robert Bosch Foundation, Germany; East-East Beyond Borders Program, OSF, Hungary; Partnership for Peace (PfP) Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes, Germany. Mr Matsaberidze has authored numerous publications, including:

‘Russia vs. EU/US through Georgia and Ukraine’, Journal Connections Quarterly – Special Edition on the South Caucasus (Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes)

‘The Russian-Georgian August War of 2008 in the Context of Georgia’s External Security’, in Proceedings of the Partnership for Peace [PfP] Consortium 9th Workshop of the Study Group “Regional Stability in the South Caucasus”

‘Sovereignty Issues in the Post-Soviet Conflicts of the Caucasus: The Case of Abkhazia’, Proceedings of the Partnership for Peace [PfP] Consortium 8th Workshop of the Study Group “Regional Stability in the South Caucasus”

‘The Abkhazian and Georgian Conflict Resolution Projects for the Political Settlement of the Abkhazian Problem – An Institutional Deadlock?’ (Early 1990s and early 2000s), in the Collection of Scientific Works Space, Society, Politics, #1;

‘The Emergence of the Post-Soviet Conflicts in Georgia: Causes and Stages of the Conflict and Acute Phase of the Conflict – Civil War and Its Consequences’, Overcoming Outcomes of the Conflicts in the Post-communist World: Lessons for Ukraine

‘Conflict over Abkhazia – to be Continued?’Journal of Regional Security

‘The Political Re-Making of History: the Case of the Conflict over Abkhazia (The Post-Soviet Period)’, AFP Working Papers.