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Richard Georgi

Doctoral student

Richard Georgi
Doctoral student
+46 31 786 4326

Room number: E503a
Postal Address: Box 700, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Konstepidemins väg 2 , 41314 Göteborg

School of Global Studies (More Information)
Box 700
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Konstepidemins väg 2 , 413 14 Göteborg

About Richard Georgi


Richard Georgi graduated in Political Science from the Freie Universität Berlin. Before starting his PhD at SGS, he worked, among others, as human rights observer in Mexico and researcher for the German Institute for Human Rights.


In his PhD project, Richard Georgi researches the politics of human rights activism in conflict transformation processes. He is thus interested in how human rights activists seek to politically shape social transformation in post-conflict transition. Empirically, his research project focuses on the discourse of human rights organizations throughout the peace process with the FARC in Colombia.

He has teaching experiences in the fields of: Political Theory and Sociology, International Relations, Gender Studies, Postcolonial Studies, and Global Governance.

Richard Georgi's overall research interests concern:
Human Rights, Political and Social Theories, Civil Society, Conflict Transformation, Postcolonial Theory, Feminist and Gender Research

In addition to his PhD research, Richard Georgi volunteers for the international human rights organization Peace Brigades International, and is member of the board of trustees of the Kenyan grassroots organization YHEPP


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The Invocation of Human Rights and the (De-)securitization of Ethno-Political Conflicts
Richard Georgi
Journal EXIT-Deutschland. Fachzeitschrift für De-radikalisierung und Demokratische Kultur, Journal article 2014
Journal article

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