Mikheil Svanidze is a PhD candidate at the faculty of human geography at Tbilisi State University. His interests include politics, the city, everyday life and anything in between. He’s studied sociology at Tbilisi State University and anthropology in Central European University. His research focuses on issues of inequality, mobility and public spaces in post-socialist states, political anthropology and political parties. Currently he is working towards a doctoral thesis on the (re)production of urban inequality and post-Soviet everyday in Georgia, observed through the lens of Tbilisi’s transport networks, specifically minibus (marshrutka) networks.