On December 16, 2020 the Training Research Scientific Center and the Institute for Public Administration Problems Research of the GTU Faculty of Business Technologies organized lecture (Zoom format) by Prof. Willy Hauser (Germany). The topic of the lecture was: "Managing Ethno-Political Conflicts. Georgia - Abkhazia "
The aim of the event is to provide methodological assistance to young researchers in the field of effective management systems by modeling successful practices.
Doctoral student in Public administration program D. Kolbaia and research fellow at the Research Institute of Public Administration Problems L. Sisvadze participate in the Center's program to support interdisciplinary research of doctoral students. Their research focuses on the problems of managing ethnopolitical conflicts and ways to resolve them.
TRSC is creating a new research environment for doctoral students and interested students during the Covid-19 pandemic, which involves developing and implementing an interdisciplinary research plan around a specific doctoral research project and implementing it by organizing of disputes, expert crowdsourcing, and the use of mathematical methods in the humanities.
Professor Wilhelm Hauser's lecture was attended by PhD students involved in the Center's program to support interdisciplinary research of doctoral students; PhD students from the Institute for Public Administration Research, and students taking the subject "Democracy and Citizenship" (for them it is an internship format) - 30 people.
Prof. Wilhelm Hauser informed the audience about his views on peacekeeping operations in resolving the conflict, ways of bringing the parties closer together and methodological changes in managing the process. Mariam Tsatsanashvili, Head of the Center’s direction - Effective Management Systems, thanked Professor Hauser for his support, active participation and creating an interesting environment for young researchers during the difficult conditions of the Covid-19 pandemic.