Politics of Central Asia and the Caucasus; Comparative Politics
Background & Qualification
Maia Machavariani is Marie Curie Research Fellow at the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University. Maia holds a Master’s degree in International Relations and European Studies from “Metropolitan University Prague” and Bachelor/Master’s degree in Turkish Language and Literature from “Tbilisi Institute of Asia and Africa”. In 2013-2015 she led the South Caucasus Regional Programme at the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD) aimed at facilitating regional cooperation and political dialogue between the representatives of political parties of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Opposition Political Parties versus Sources of Power in the Wider Caspian Region: Case Studies from the Central Asia and South Caucasus