Annette Riedl
Annette Riedl


Sociologist Diana Bogishvili joined ZOiS as a researcher in January 2019. Her doctoral studies at the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin focus on migration by young Georgians to Germany and its impact on the structure of social inequality in their home neighbourhoods. From 1994 to 1998, she studied Philosophy at Tbilisi State University in Georgia. In 2002, she began her studies in Sociology at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, graduating in 2008. Prior to her doctoral studies, Diana Bogishvili taught at Ilia State University and Caucasus University and conducted research at the Center for Social Sciences (CSS), all in Tbilisi. At CSS, she directed a research project on Georgian National Identity: Conflict and Integration and also studied the integration of national minorities (Armenians and Azerbaijanis) in Georgia.

Dissertation project

Externally funded project

Research interests

  • Migration and transnational relations
  • Transformation of social inequalities
  • National minorities
  • Sociology of education and employment