On November 7, 2018 Kristine Margvelashvili presented her paper to fellow doctoral students at Ilia State University using Three Minutes Thesis (3MT) format. She presented one slide diplaying the structure of her PhD thesis. Margvelashvili’s research topic is church and state relations in Orthodox Europe, and is comprised of three subcategories: Byzantine era and concept of Symphonia as a historical variable, religious revivals/nationalism in Orthodox Europe and affect of religiousness on electoral behavior. These topics are explored in a comparative study of Orthodox Georgia, Ukraine and Greece. The presentation was followed by a vibrant debate which gave the forum participants the chance to ask their questions regarding research topic and applied methodology.