Nino Kvirikashvili is a second-year MA student at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow under the Erasmus Mundus double-degree Masters program in Central and East European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IMRCEES). Earlier she has obtained a BA degree in International Relations from Tbilisi State University. During her BA years, Nino spent one semester as a Global UGRAD finalist at the University of Southern Indiana in the USA and one semester as an Erasmus+ exchange student at the University of Oslo in Norway. Moreover, she held a position of a board member at the Young Diplomats’ Club of Georgia. Her research interests are connected to European studies, populism, and social movements.