Onflict between Georgia and Russia about republics of South Ossetia and Abkhazia (2008)

Write a research paper (max 10 pages) that addresses why a certain peace settlement succeeded or failed. You can choose to focus on why a settlement was reached (or not), or why a settlement was successfully implemented (or not). Employ your skills from the qualitative research methods course to justify how you use the case study (e.g. what kind of case study it is), what data sources you consulted, possible limitations, and so on.

An overview of the conflict (relevant dates, issues at stake, warring parties, peace negotiations, post-conflict challenges, etc.), including at least two references to academic books or journal articles on the conflict. Be creative.

Deadlines: The final paper is due at noon on March 2. Late papers are not accepted.

Requirements: Your paper must not exceed 10 double-spaced pages (12 point, Times New Roman Font), excluding the bibliography.

Onflict between Georgia and Russia about republics of South Ossetia and Abkhazia (2008)

A short presentation (max eight minutes) on the conflict.

6 slides + 3 pages of text to present the slides.
Do not use the same lines in the slides and in the text.

Prepare a hand-out (one page), which includes an overview of the conflict (relevant dates, issues at stake, warring parties, peace negotiations, post-conflict challenges, etc.), including at least two references to academic books or journal articles on the conflict.

Be creative!