From June to September 2021, Dr. Elguja Khokrishvili is an international fellow for the Jena-Cauc resilience project. During the course of his fellowship, he researches economic resilience in Georgia. Mr. Khokrishvili holds a doctoral degree in Economics and Social Science from University of Potsdam (Germany) and earned a Master's and Bachelor’s degree at the same university. His main research interests include regional economic development, sustainable fiscal and tax policy, fiscal decentralisation and green economy.
From June to December 2021, Natia Botkoveli is an international fellow for the Jena-Cauc resilience project. She investigates the significance and influence of minority languages on resilience building in the South Caucasus. Ms. Botkoveli obtained her International Joint Master’s degree in Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism from Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania), University of Mainz (Germany) and Stockholm University (Sweden). She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philology from Tbilisi State University (Georgia). Her main research interests and experiences include language policy planning, minority languages and language rights.