Malkhaz Saldadze

Malkhaz Saldadze

Malkhaz Saldadze

Postdoctoral Fellow

Conflict transformation; Politics of democratization; Russian, East European, Central Asian Studies; History; Political Philosophy.

Malkhaz Saldadze earned his Ph.D. from George Mason University’s Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution. He also received an MA in Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies from the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. His Ph.D. research is focused on the narration of history and the transformation of conflicts in Georgia and engages with social-cultural and gender perspectives on relevant issues. As part of civil society and various research institutions in Georgia, he worked on these issues through programs and projects, including cross-border South Caucasus initiatives to shape public discourses on conflict transformation, gender equality, civic engagement, and European integration. Malkhaz Saldadze also worked on empowering feminist CSOs in Georgia, developing skills and expertise in organizational culture and conflict management. 

Selected Publications

Post-Soviet Society and State in Russia (in Georgian). BTKK Policy Analysis Centre. Tbilisi, Georgia, 2008.

Arthur Shacklock, Malkhaz Saldadze, et al. Georgian National Integrity Systems Assessment. Open Society Georgia Foundation. Tbilisi. 2007.

Newspapers Outside the Capital: How International Assistance Influenced Print Media in Georgia's Regions. CIPDD. Tbilisi. 2007.

Regional Media Map of Georgia. CIPDD. Tbilisi. 2005.

Defrosting the Conflict in Tskhinvali: Is the “Revolution of Roses” Still Going On? Central Asia and Caucasus Journal. N5 (29), 2004.


PhD George Mason University, Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution 2022

MA University of Washington, Henry M Jackson School for International Studies 2018

MA Manchester University / Moscow School for Social and Economic Sciences 2002

MA Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University 2000

BA Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University 1998