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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 »

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

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 ruled… Read more »

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 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 »

Kevin Tuite – The Autocrat of the Banquet Table: the political and social significance of the Georgian supra

Kevin Tuite – The Autocrat of the Banquet Table: the political and social significance of the Georgian supra

In this article the author raises important questions concerning the cultural, social and political implications of the supra. The Georgian banquet is heavily loaded with political implications, whether or not… Read more »

Paul Manning – Socialist Supras and Drinking Democratically: Changing Images of the Georgian Feast and Georgian Society from Socialism to Post-socialism

Paul Manning – Socialist Supras and Drinking Democratically: Changing Images of the Georgian Feast and Georgian Society from Socialism to Post-socialism

Under socialism the image of the supra was mobilized for the purposes of articulating the relationship of ‘society’ to the socialist state. This is partially because the supra, which Georgian… Read more »

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