On November 10, 2021, at Caucasus International University, the Rector of Tbilisi Theological Academy and Seminary, Protopresbyter Giorgi Zviadadze defended his dissertation on the topic: “The Role of Religious Non-State Actors in the Process of International Relations: The Realities of the Clash of Civilizations in the Context of Geopolitical Transition”. He was awarded an academic degree of Doctor of Political Science. The scientific supervisor of the thesis is Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor Vakhtang Maisaia, official reviewers are Doctor of History, Corresponding Member of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences Liana Melikishvili and Doctor of Political Science, Associate Professor at Caucasus International University Tamar Kiknadze.
The Defense Board was headed by the Vice-President of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences, Doctor of History, Academician Roin Metreveli.
The dissertation defense was attended by the leadership of the University, representatives of the diplomatic corps, members of the Parliament of Georgia, representatives of academic and scholarly circles.
The personnel and students of Tbilisi Theological Academy and Seminary congratulate Protopresbyter Giorgi on this success and wish him continuous progress in his spiritual or intellectual activities!