Conferences, workshops

7th Session of the Circassian Cultural Centre on December 16-17

Thank you to the Circassian Cultural Centre for organizing this unique forum for specialists in Caucasian Studies, with a special focus on Circassian topics. Director Prof. Merab Chukhua together with researchers Larisa Tuptsokova, Mariam Bezhitashvili and other co-workers at the CCC achieved an impressing event, that took place in an engaging athmospere.

Read the info and Summing up the conference (in Russian) from the Circassian Culture Centre. This confrence was truly multilingual, with sessions in Georgian, Circassian, English and Russian.

Amazing Zoom! Iyad is greeting us from the US, via Merab’s mobile and headset , reaching out via Zoom to Jordan, Turkey, Sweden, North Caucasus, France, Georgia, the UK etc.

My contribution to the conference, together with Dr. Märta-Lisa Magnusson (to the left, below), was a joint presentation of our co-edited book We witnessed the break-up – Six researchers on the final years of the USSR seen from the Caucasus (in Swedish and Danish). I presented one of my two chapters, where I wrote about my fieldtrip to Majkop in 1988.