WiP: A New Chance for Georgian Democracy? Tbilisi, Georgia, February 20 – Charles Fairbanks (ENG)

CRRC, American Councils and ARISC are proud to present the 3rd talk of the Works-in-Progress Series for the Spring 2013 Season!
Charles Fairbanks

“A New Chance for Georgian Democracy?”
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6:15pm

ISET/CRRC Georgia, Zandukeli St. 16, Tbilisi, GEORGIA 

This talk will be based on Charles Fairbanks’ recent article in the Journal of Democracy on the Georgian Parliamentary Elections in October 2012. Charles H. Fairbanks Jr. is a Professor at Ilia State University in Tbilisi and a Senior Fellow of the Hudson Institute. He was previously a research professor of international relations at Johns Hopkins/SAIS and a director of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute. He has served as a deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of State and member of the department’s policy planning staff. He was a foreign policy adviser to the Reagan campaign in 1980 and the Bush campaign in 1988. Fairbanks has served on the political science faculty of both Yale University and the University of Toronto.
W-i-P is an ongoing academic discussion series based in Tbilisi, Georgia, that takes place at the International School of Economics (ISET) building (16 Zandukeli Street). It is co-organized by the Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC), the American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS, and the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC). All of the talks are free and open to the public.The purpose of the W-i-P series is to provide support and productive criticism to those researching and developing academic projects pertaining the Caucasus region.Would you like to present at one of the W-i-P sessions? Send an e-mail to natia@crrccenters.org.