List/Grid Tag Archives: Intelligentsia

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

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 and… Read more »

Paul Manning – Describing Dialect and Defining Civilization in an Early Georgian Nationalist Manifesto: Ilia Ch‘avch’avadze’s “Letters of a Traveler”.

Paul Manning – Describing Dialect and Defining Civilization in an Early Georgian Nationalist Manifesto: Ilia Ch‘avch’avadze’s “Letters of a Traveler”.

In this paper, author is primarily interested in exploring the rhetorical opposition between form and content in Lelt Ghunia’s speech, whose correct realistic representation Chavchavadze presents, in his coda, as… Read more »

Ronald Grigor Suny – Soviet Georgia in the Seventies

Ronald Grigor Suny – Soviet Georgia in the Seventies

It is the contention of this paper that the party’s policy of “benign neglect” has not resulted in the desired goal of greater assimilation, at least not in Georgia, and that evidence… Read more »

Jaba Devdariani – Georgia: Rise and Fall of the Façade Democracy

Jaba Devdariani – Georgia: Rise and Fall of the Façade Democracy

The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of Georgia’s party development and put it into the context of the country’s political life. As the discussion of these… Read more »

Zaza Shatirishvili – “Old” Intelligentsia and “New” Intellectuals: The Georgian Experience

Zaza Shatirishvili – “Old” Intelligentsia and “New” Intellectuals: The Georgian Experience

Zaza Shatirishvili takes stock of the differences and similarities between two generations of Georgian intellectuals: Old nomenclatura versus the new scholars who dominate the growing non-governmental sector. Shatirishvili, Z. (2003,… Read more »

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