List/Grid Author Archives: Irakli Gunia

Florian Mühlfried – Banquets, Grant-Eaters and the Red Intelligentsia in Post-Soviet Georgia

Florian Mühlfried – Banquets, Grant-Eaters and the Red Intelligentsia in Post-Soviet Georgia

[:en] In many societies banquets are powerful tools for expressing, attributing and manipulating national identity. Additionally, they often function as social markers of individual passages like birth, baptism and marriage. Banquets are… Read more »

[:en]S. Neil MacFarlane – Two Years of the Dream: Georgian Foreign Policy During the Transition[:ka]ს. ნილ მაკფარლეინი – ოცნების ორი წელი: საქართველოს საგარეო პოლიტიკა გარდამავალ პერიოდში[:]

[:en]S. Neil MacFarlane – Two Years of the Dream: Georgian Foreign Policy During the Transition[:ka]ს. ნილ მაკფარლეინი – ოცნების ორი წელი: საქართველოს საგარეო პოლიტიკა გარდამავალ პერიოდში[:]

[:en] Since coming to power in late 2012, the Georgian Dream coalition has encountered an extremely challenging foreign and domestic policy environment – marked, in particular, by the difficulty of… Read more »

Bruno Coppieters – In Defence of the Homeland: Intellectuals and the Georgian-Abkhazian Conflict

Bruno Coppieters – In Defence of the Homeland: Intellectuals and the Georgian-Abkhazian Conflict

[:en] The present chapter is devoted to the use of history – in particular, the methods of ethnogenesis – and other scientific disciplines as mobilizing tools in the conflict between the Georgian… Read more »

Rebecca Gould – Aleksandre Qazbegi’s Mountaineer Prosaics: The Anticolonial Vernacular on Georgian–Chechen Borderlands

Rebecca Gould – Aleksandre Qazbegi’s Mountaineer Prosaics: The Anticolonial Vernacular on Georgian–Chechen Borderlands

[:en] The Georgian writer Aleksandre Qazbegi (1848-1893) is notable for the anticolonial themes that were inspired by the seven years he passed among as a mountaineer. Drawing on ethnography to… Read more »

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