Dr. F.J. Companjen

+31 20 59 86723
3a-59
f.j.companjen@vu.nl
faculteit der sociale wetenschappen ( afdeling organisatiewetenschappen )
University lecturer

presence

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, through e-mail 

specialization

  • HRM and Intercultural management
  • Encounters between Caucasus and the West 
  • Creative City at the Zuidas Amsterdam

teaching

  • Intercultural Communication (Caucasus, EurAsia, Black Sea area)
  • B&O Bachelor group Culture and Intervention
  • Bachelor projects focusing on Creative City issues in Amsterdam City (minorities, tolerance, diversity)
  • Bachelor Organisation Anthropology Theses on: 
    • Culture and Democracy in Georgia (NGOs, cultural dimensions)
    • Intercultural cooperation (cooperation, trust and diversity)
    • Creative City at the Zuidas Amsterdam (HRM, multiculturality)
  • Msc Thesis (thesis subjects)


 

publications

Publications (Source: METIS VU)

BOOKS and CHAPTERS

  • September 2010 Exploring the Caucasus in the 21st century. Pallas. Amsterdam. We deal with recent history, culture, NGOs and civil society, political culture in a geo-political context.
  • Forthcoming 2011/2012: Exploring the Caucasus in the 21st century: historical encounters.
  • 2010 Companjen,F.J., L.K. Maracz and L.Versteegh (eds) Exploring the Caucasus in the 21st century . Amsterdam:Pallas
  • 2010 Companjen, F.J., 'Recent Political History of the South Caucasus in the context of transition', in: F.J. Companjen, L.K. Maracz and L. Versteegh(eds) Exploring the Caucasus in the 21st Century. Amsterdam: Pallas
  • 2010 Companjen, F.J., 'The War in South Ossetia' in: F.J. Companjen, L.K. Maracz and L. Versteegh(eds) Exploring the Caucasus in the 21st Century. Amsterdam: Pallas
  • 2010 Companjen,F.J., 'The Revolution of Roses' in: D. Obeachain and A. Polese (eds) The Colour Revolutions in the Former Soviet Republics: Success and Failures . Routledge
  • 2008 Civil Society and the Rose Revolution in Georgia. With the ICCN Research Team.
    - Chapter 1 "Methodology and Hypotheses" F.J. Companjen, R. Mshvidobadze, G. Nizharadze;
    - Chapter 3 "NGOs Before and during the Rose Revolution" G.Nizharadze & F.J.Companjen.
  • 2004 Between Tradition and Modernity. Rethinking Roles of NGO leaders in Georgia’s Transition to Democracy; ph.d. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
  • 2010 Ilia Chavchavadze The King without a Crown. His life and work

ARTICLES

  •  
    2010 "Nagorno Karabakh Embedded in Geo-politics" in: Atlantisch Perspectief Tijdschrift voor Internationale Betrekkingen en Veiligheidspolitiek. Jaargang 34 nr 4 pp 9-14.
  • 2009 P. Roelofsma, F. Companjen, H.Liem and B.Klijsen. Building Cooperative Care Communities: The Amsterdam Bijlmer Care Centre (ABCC) in: Health Estate Journal .
  • 2009 "Conflict in de Kaukasus: vier perspectieven." in: Atlantisch Perspectief. Tijdschrift voor Internationale Betrekkingen en Veiligheidspolitiek. Jaargang 33, nr 2, 2009
  • 2008 "Oorlog in de Kaukasus: splijtzwam of spiegel?" in: Jason. Internationale Betrekkingen. Jaargang 33, nr 4, 2008.
  • 2008 "Georgië tussen Traditie en Moderniteit." in: Internationale Spectator. Jaargang 62, nr 4 april, 2008


 

further information

Member of Examination Committee Master COM and Bachelor Organisational Anthropology
Member of the Library Committee
Coordinator of Internships for Organisational Anthropology Bachelor level

COM Internships (most of them in The Netherlands, in Dutch)

Click here for my personal website 

Ancillary activities

Last changes Ancillary activities: Amsterdam 27 januari 2017