Tinatin Karosanidze
Dean, Free University of Tbilisi

Dean of the Institute of Asia and Africa (School of International Relations) at Free University of Tbilisi and Professor of International Relations (Terrorism and counterterrorism studies); Gives lectures in Arabic language, The Middle East Religions, International Terrorism. Gave lectures in: History of the Middle East, Religion in World policy.

In 1999 graduated from Tbilisi Institute of Asia and Africa, faculty of International relations and History of the Middle East Countries (Arabic department). In 1998-1999 studied Arabic language at Cairo University (Egypt). 
In 2006 got PhD in World history. Thesis: "Islamic fundamentalism in modern Egyptian politics: Strategy of "Muslim Brothers" and other radical Islamic organizations". 
In 2006-2009 worked as Assistant in the Near and Middle East department at G.Tsereteli Institute of Oriental Studies. In 2008-2009 worked in the embassy of the republic of Iraq in Georgia as assistant of Ambassador and translator. 

In 2013 11/VI I got the Order of Honor from President of Georgia for contribution in Georgian Education and academic field. 
January-May, 2014 Carnegie research fellow and a visiting scholar in SAIS at Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC.     Title of research: Islamic radicalism in the North Caucasus and ties to the Middle East Islamic fundamentalism”.
Co-Founder of the “Oriental Club”. 
    
Author of 20 publications and one monograph.

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