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Helga Kotthoff – Communicating Affect in Intercultural Lamentations in Caucasian Georgia

Helga Kotthoff – Communicating Affect in Intercultural Lamentations in Caucasian Georgia

Oral lamentation rituals have been frequently studies by anthropologists, ethnolinguists and cultural sociologists, and they play important roles in many cultures. In Georgia, these mourning ceremonies are called xmit natirlebi… Read more »

IDEA – Building Democracy in Georgia

IDEA – Building Democracy in Georgia

As a contribution to promoting sustainable democracy in Georgia and in the wider context in the South Caucasus region, International IDEA, in partnership with Georgian and regional actors, initiated a… Read more »

Laurence Broers – Who are the Mingrelians? Language, Identity and Politics in Western Georgia

Laurence Broers – Who are the Mingrelians? Language, Identity and Politics in Western Georgia

This paper deals with the case of the Mingrelians, a group inhabiting the western province of Mingrelia in Georgia, and formerly also part of the disputed territory of Abkhazia. The… Read more »

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