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Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV)
Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)
Bochumer Fenster, 4th floor
Massenbergstraße 9 B
44787 Bochum

Room 4.59
Tel.: +49 234 32-21656
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Post-Doc Project: “Phase 2 – Leave no one behind!: Mainstreaming of Disability in Humanitarian Action” (in cooperation with Handicap International e.V. and Christoffel Blinden Mission Deutschland e.V.).
2020 Submission and Successful Defense of the PhD Dissertation "Practices and Politics of Norm Implementation: Durable Solutions for Internally Displaced Persons in Georgia," Faculty of Social Science, Ruhr-University Bochum
2012 M.Sc. International Relations and Diplomacy, Antwerp University, Belgium
2010 M.A. European Union Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands
2009 B.A. English and American Studies (major), German (minor), Dortmund University of Technology, Germany
2006 University Entrance Qualification, Ruhr-Gymnasium Witten, Germany
09/2018 Research Stay in Zugdidi and Tbilisi, Georgia
03-09/2017 Research Stay, Danish Refugee Council in the South Caucasus, Zugdidi, Georgia
09/2013-01/2014 Intern, Institute for Security and Development Policy, Tbilisi, Georgia
07-08/2012 Intern, Ministry of Justice of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia
2007-2008 Tutor Academic Center, Institute for English Language and Culture, TU Dortmund
2018    Funke, Carolin und Bolkvadze, Tamar, “Work in Progress: The Guiding Principles in Georgia,” Forced Migration Review, No. 59, October 2018, pp. 13-15;
2017    Funke, Carolin und Dijkzeul, Dennis, “The Growing Pains and the Growing Neglect of a Normative Framework: The Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement”, Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict, Vol. 30, No.3/4, pp. 91-101.

2015   Funke, Carolin: “International Criminal Court Prosecutor Seeks Authorization from the Pre-trial Chamber to Open Investigations of the 2008 Russo-Georgian War” Bofax Nr. 481E; 23. Oktober 2015;
2015   Funke, Carolin: “Georgia and China Strengthen Economic Ties,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 6 October 2015;

2014    Popjanevski, Johanna und Funke, Carolin: “Russian-proposed Treaty with Abkhazia Unravels Hopes for Rapprochement with Georgia,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 29 October 2014;
2014 Funke, Carolin: “The Georgian Orthodox Church and Its Involvement in National Politics,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 14 August 2014;
2014 Popjanevski, Johanna und Funke, Carolin: “Judicial Targeting of Former Georgian Officials Raises Tensions Ahead of Local Elections,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 22 April 2014;
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