(Rashid) R Gabdulhakov

(Rashid) R Gabdulhakov
(external) researcher Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of Media and Communication
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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Rashid Gabdulhakov is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Media and Communication of Erasmus School of History Culture and Communication.

Supervised by Dr Daniel Trottier and Professor Susanne Janssen, Rashid is investigating online vigilante practices in Russia and beyond. He is a member of the international team of scholars working within the ‘Digital vigilantism: Mapping the terrain and assessing societal impact’ project funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO project number 276-45-004).

Rashid received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science (’09) from Whitworth University, USA. He continued his academic career at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, where he received a Master of Arts Degree in Politics and Security (’13). Having graduated from the OSCE Academy Rashid taught Political Science at the International University in Central Asia and conducted research projects with institutions in Europe and the United States.

Rashid received a Master of Advanced Studies Degree (MASt) in International and European Security (’16) from the Global Studies Institute of the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and attended a Leadership in International Security Course at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). In Geneva, Rashid investigated media discourses on “refugee crisis” in Europe and the respective portrayal of Syrian refugees in mass media.


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Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

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Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam