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14. června 2023

Come and join the debate with a doctoral student from Jagiellonian University who will present topic concerning the Georgian foreign policy.

Gunel Madadli is a visiting Ph.D. student in Political Science from Jagiellonian University who wants to finalize her visit by wrapping up her activities here with a seminar. She will present some part of her thesis which is called "A Gendered Approach to Foreign Policy: The case study of Georgia within the Framework of Swedish Feminist Foreign Policy Model". The topic presented on this seminar is "Georgian foreign policy: Turkey as an Alternative for Russian Dominance to Balance the Integration and Pressure".

Gunel Madadli (PhD candidate, Jagiellonian University, Poland) is a 2nd year PhD student in Doctoral School of Social Sciences in the discipline of Political and Public Administration Sciences at Jagiellonian University with a master’s degree in Diplomacy and International Affairs from ADA University (Azerbaijan) and 2nd master’s degree in International Security from the University of Bergamo (Italy). Her research explores how newly designed feminist foreign policy (FFP) influences conflict resolutions, peace negotiations, migration policies, bilateral and multilateral relations as well as other fields in external affairs in the framework of Swedish model of FFP. Much of her work has focused on South Caucasus countries, especially on Georgia to understand the difference between traditional and gendered approach to foreign policy while examining the advantages and disadvantages of these strategies on the future of the region. Ms. Madadli is currently hosted by the Charles University at Faculty of Political Science within the Visegrad Scholarship Program (2022-23).

Brief annotation of the topic:

Title: Turkish-Georgian relations in the context of Feminist Foreign Policy.

The topic is part of large research which is called “A Gendered Approach to Foreign Policy: The Case study of Georgia in the framework of the Swedish Feminist Foreign Policy model”. The study explores the features of Swedish FFP model and its theoretical framework as well as its applicability to other countries. The goal of the study is to analyze the outcomes of traditional approach in the new world and how it can be replaced with more comprehensive approach in order to provide sustainability and stability in the countries, especially countries who are suffering from regional insecurities, economic dependence and illiberal democracies.

The lecture will focus on following matters:

- Explaining Swedish FFP model and its characteristics

- Looking through the Georgian foreign policy and current problems the country faces

- Exploring the historical path of Turkish-Georgian relations and the current trends

- Analyzing the gendered perspective in Turkish-Georgia relationship in comparison with the traditional one

- Concluding predictions or comments on the future of Turkish-Georgian affairs

The purpose of the lecture:

- Discuss the different foreign policy strategies and explore the debate on traditional vs. gendered approaches.

- Understand the complex South Caucasus region and the struggle for regional power.

- Emphasize the importance of Caspian region and South Caucasus countries in world politics.

- Argue the new stage of Turkish-Russian rivalry in the focused region.

The lecture is for:

- Academic staff (Graduate students, PhD students, etc.) who are focusing on South Caucasus, Caspian and Central Asia regions; at the same time working on gender policies and studies.

- Independent researchers or political scientists, who are interested in foreign policy developments.

- Any students or staff members who are interested in politics, or the mentioned regions.

The lecture will last an hour, consisting of 35 minutes of presentation and 25 minutes of Q&A session.

WHERE: Hybernska Campus (Hybernská 4, Prague 1), building 2D, second floor

WHEN: June 14th

TIME: 13:00 - 14:00

RESERVATION: Educational Portal

CONTACT: Petra Konupková petra.konupkova@ruk.cuni.cz

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