Our book, Stalin Today: Contending with the Soviet Past in Georgia, has been published

Stalin Today: Contending with the Soviet Past in Georgia, is co-authored by Peter Kabachnik, Ana Kirvalidze, and Alexi Gugushvili, and is a preliminary analysis of the quantitative and qualitative data that our project has gathered. This book provides an overview of some of the central themes we explored, including issues related to how Stalin is imagined, Georgian nationalism, and how… Read more →

Presentation of our initial findings at the ASCN conference in Tbilisi (September 2015)

The 4th annual ASCN conference was held on September 4th and 5th in Tbilisi, Georgia. Dr. Alexi Gugushvili presented a paper, Events, Heroes and Villains: Understanding Collective Memories in Georgia (co-authored with Dr. Peter Kabachnik and Dr. Ana Kirvalidze). Gugushvili discussed various key figures and events in Georgian collective memory, based on our initial findings from a survey we commissioned the CRRC… Read more →