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<!--:en-->Shorena Kurtsikidze and Vakhtang Chikovani – Georgia’’s Pankisi Gorge: An Ethnographic Survey<!--:--><!--:ka-->Shorena Kurtsikidze and Vakhtang Chikovani – Georgia’’s Pankisi Gorge: An Ethnographic Survey<!--:-->

Shorena Kurtsikidze and Vakhtang Chikovani – Georgia’’s Pankisi Gorge: An Ethnographic SurveyShorena Kurtsikidze and Vakhtang Chikovani – Georgia’’s Pankisi Gorge: An Ethnographic Survey

This paper presents an ethnography of the various groups of the Pankisi Gorge, in particular of the Kist ethnic group. The authors discuss the migration of the various ethnic groups… Read more »

<!--:en-->Florian Muehlfried – Sharing the Same Blood: Culture and Cuisine in the Republic of Georgia<!--:--><!--:ka-->Florian Muehlfried – Sharing the Same Blood: Culture and Cuisine in the Republic of Georgia<!--:-->

Florian Muehlfried – Sharing the Same Blood: Culture and Cuisine in the Republic of GeorgiaFlorian Muehlfried – Sharing the Same Blood: Culture and Cuisine in the Republic of Georgia

This mainly ethnographic paper takes as its starting point two main questions. Why is the Georgian capital of Tbilisi among the cities with the highest density of restaurants, cafés and… Read more »

<!--:en-->George Sharvashidze – Private Higher Education in Georgia<!--:--><!--:ka-->George Sharvashidze – Private Higher Education in Georgia<!--:-->

George Sharvashidze – Private Higher Education in GeorgiaGeorge Sharvashidze – Private Higher Education in Georgia

In this book the author describes the process of private sector introduction in Georgia’s higher education system. He foresees it as a major and important step for the country’s modernization. However,… Read more »

<!--:en-->Paul Crego – Religion and Nationalism in Georgia<!--:--><!--:ka-->Paul Crego – Religion and Nationalism in Georgia<!--:-->

Paul Crego – Religion and Nationalism in GeorgiaPaul Crego – Religion and Nationalism in Georgia

The paper describes the process of arrival of an explicit Christian agenda in the politics of Georgia during the dissident period of Zviad Gamsakhurdia and its possible effects on the… Read more »

<!--:en-->Kevin Tuite – The Banner of Xaxmat’is-Jvari: Vazha-Pshavela’s Xevsureti<!--:--><!--:ka-->Kevin Tuite – The Banner of Xaxmat’is-Jvari: Vazha-Pshavela’s Xevsureti<!--:-->

Kevin Tuite – The Banner of Xaxmat’is-Jvari: Vazha-Pshavela’s XevsuretiKevin Tuite – The Banner of Xaxmat’is-Jvari: Vazha-Pshavela’s Xevsureti

The author examines Vazha’s nonfictional as well as fictional depictions of Xevsureti and the Xevsurs, with the aim of coming to a better understanding of what they represented for the… Read more »

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