Monthly Archives: July 2011

Multiculturality in Current Affairs: Inter-religious Debate in Georgia

On July 5, 2011, a legislative amendment of the legal status of Georgian religious minorities in the Civil Code of Georgia was passed by the Parliament in Tbilisi. Its adoption triggered a heated public discussion on inter-religious issues. “Interfaith,” Design … Continue reading

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Multiculturality: Building bridges between Georgian and European cultures

Martyna Skura, from Poland, arrived in Georgia 4 months ago. She is an EVS volunteer* working full-time during 9 months for the organization Women’s Hope based in Akhaltsikhe, Samstkhe-Javakheti. On Friday, July 15, 2011, I visited her office. She accepted … Continue reading

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Kvemo-Kartli: Between Georgia and Azerbaijan, the Georgian Azeris

Who are the Azeris of Georgia? Ramilya Aliyeva, Georgian-Azeri journalist from the Georgian region Kvemo-Kartli now established in Tbilisi, took time to explain the situation of the Azeri community living in Georgia. It was on Saturday May 28, 2011. Our … Continue reading

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A minority from Dagestan living in Georgia: the Avars

Aida Mirmaksumova, originally from Dagestan, lives and studies in Tbilisi. This year, she will graduate from the International School for Caucasus Studies of the Ilia State University. For her master’s thesis, she focused her work and research on a community … Continue reading

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