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Florian Mühlfried – Celebrating Identities in Post-Soviet Georgia

Florian Mühlfried – Celebrating Identities in Post-Soviet Georgia

In the following pages, author intend to investigate further the reasons for and consequences of the »supra-turn« in Georgian culture and politics. Accordingly, some contextual knowledge must be elaborated. Author will start… Read more »

Paul Manning – Folklore and Terror in Georgia’s ‘Notorious’ Pankisi Gorge: The Ethnography of State Violence at the Margins of the Nation

Paul Manning – Folklore and Terror in Georgia’s ‘Notorious’ Pankisi Gorge: The Ethnography of State Violence at the Margins of the Nation

One of the more curious side effects of the “branding” of localities in the War on Terror was the production of certain kinds of fantastic places, such that certain otherwise unremarkable places… Read more »

Paul Manning – Once Upon a Time, There Was Sex in Georgia

Paul Manning – Once Upon a Time, There Was Sex in Georgia

Georgians have long found in the remote mountainous regions of Georgia, Pshavi and Khevsureti, a fragmentary ethnographic image of a romantic and exotic “once upon a time” version of Georgia…. Read more »

Florian Mühlfried – Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia

Florian Mühlfried – Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia

The highlands region of the republic of Georgia, one of the former Soviet Socialist Republics, has long been legendary for its beauty. It is often assumed that the state has… Read more »

Tamara Dragadze – Rural Families in Soviet Georgia: A Case Study in Ratcha Province

Tamara Dragadze – Rural Families in Soviet Georgia: A Case Study in Ratcha Province

Tamara Dragadze is the only western-trained anthropologist to have done three years’ field work in any rural area of the Soviet Union. The result of her ethnographic study of a… Read more »

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