CCC6 Day #5 (21/08/2017)

As the days are passing, today´s focus was to create a research design in each group. Since the groups only have five days to accomplish their study in the field, it is an important step for the groups to advance their research project. During the process every group had to discuss several questions: What is their... Continue Reading →


CCC6 Day #4 (20/08/2017)

Today, on this sunny and hot day in Tbilisi, the research groups had the possibility to explore the field. After breakfast groups gathered in several places of our accomodation - in the backyard, veranda and salon - to develop ideas about their research projects and main interests. They did research on their topics by reading... Continue Reading →

CCC6 Day #3 (19/08/2017)

  After a short warm-up program where the groups had to represent a static image with their own body´s, we tried to create a common theoretical basis  to analyze social movements. Great questions arose. What are social movements? How can you define them? How can they be distinguished? We could not answer these questions but... Continue Reading →

CCC6 Day #2 (18/08/2017)

Tbilisi State University was the place, where the student groups from all the four countries and their future supervisors got to know each other today. After the introduction to the project, the research teams were composed, while in each of the teams one participant of each country is present now. Finally and excitingly, the stage... Continue Reading →

Documentary film on CCC to be shown in Tbilisi

Mission Possible: Caucasus Conflict Culture Four young researchers travel to the Caucasus. They discover the much-debated Muslim heritage in the predominantly Christian Georgia. Maka, Evelyne, Bayram and Gevorg hail from Georgia, Germany, Azerbaijan, and Armenia. They explore not only a controversial and topical subject, but also learn about anthropological research in the direct interaction with... Continue Reading →

Researching Civic Activism

This picture by the journalist Onnik James Krikorian was shot during the protests in Vake Park, Tbilisi in 2014. Numerous activists protested against the construction of a hotel inside the central park in the Georgian capital. Social activism like this will be the focus of this year’s student research project Caucasus Conflict Culture (CCC6). This increasing... Continue Reading →

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