Category Archives: Communities

Kists – A Video

In May 2011, I published a post with a series of links to videos about the ethnicities of Georgia made by Multiethnic Georgia. Here is, again, the video about the Kists to support the post “Young Kists in Pankisi Gorge”.

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Young Kists in Pankisi Gorge

I had many conversations about Pankisi Gorge with my friend Bella, general manager of the “International Union of Young Caucasians” (see previous article posted in April 2011). She is a Kist herself. In a few words, here is a short … 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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Kurdish Youth Union: Pilgrimage to Kurdistan

A bunch of members of the Union of Kurdish Youth of Georgia went on a pilgrimage to Kurdistan in April this year. On June 13, 2011, they organized a public presentation of their trip to Iraq and Turkey for their … Continue reading

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Learning Georgian with Young Repatriated Meskhetians

On Thursday, May 26, 2011, together with Jana Kowalova, EVS volunteer at Caritas Georgia, and Teona Zhuzhunadze, local volunteer for the organization Toleranti, I took part to a Georgian class organized for young repatriated Meskhetians living in Akhaltsikhe. This article … Continue reading

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News from Tsinubani – Georgian-Armenian village in Samstkhe-Javakheti

On April 14, 2011, I visited for the first time the Georgian-Armenian village of Tsinubani, in the countryside near the city of Akhaltsikhe (see post published in April, “Celebrating « Georgian Language Day » in a Georgian-Armenian Village”). On May 25, … Continue reading

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