Session 6

Thursday (May 6):
1.30-3.00 PM ET

CHAIR

Sofie Bedford

(Uppsala U, Sweden)

sofie.bedford@ires.uu.se 

 

PAPERS

Nina Lutterjohann

(U of St Andrews, UK)

nl33@st-andrews.ac.uk

A Buffer or a Bluffer? Perceptions, Discourses and Factors 

in the Reconceptualization of Conflict Zones

 

Andrea Peinhopf

(UCL, UK)

andrea.peinhopf.14@ucl.ac.uk

Abkhazians Travelling “to Georgia”: An Ethnographic Exploration 

of the Success and Failure of the Abkhazian de facto State 

 

Gorkem Aydemir

(George Washington U, US)

gorkem@gwmail.gwu.edu

Mapping and Telling the Cherny Vxod: Time, Contingency, 

and “Senses of Borderness” in the Disputed Periphery of Georgia

 

Julie George

(Queens College, CUNY, US)

julie.george@qc.cuny.edu

Identity Construction and Proximity to Violence: 

Georgianness in an Era of Conflict

 

DISCUSSANT

Minna Lundgren

(Mid Sweden U)

minna.lundgren@miun.se

PANEL K4

Conflict, Borders, and Identity

in South Caucasus

Thursday May 6, 1.30-3.00 PM ET 

Caucasus