Current Position: Professor at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Humanities, Institute of Ethnology
Research Interest: Economic Anthropology; Urban Anthropology; Post-Soviet transformations; Interethnic relations; Caucasus
|2005||Defense of PhD (doctorskaya) (Doctor of Historical Sciences, Diploma #001546)|
|2000||Defense of Ph.D. (kandidatskaya) (Candidate of Historical Sciences, Diploma #002689|
|1989-1991||Ethnology and Anthropology, post-graduate studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University|
|1984-1989||Ethnology, graduate studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Diploma HB 069116 of Tbilisi State University)|
- 2013 Correlation of Religion and Politics: The Current Processes in Georgia, Ethnic and Religious-confessional Relations in Georgia, in History and Modernity, Tbilisi, TSU publishing house.
- 2012 Bazaar Culture in Georgia: The Case of Tbilisi, in W. Kaschuba & M. Krebs & M. Pilz, Berliner Blätter, SH 59/2012, Panama Verlag: Berlin
- 2008 Ethnoculture and Globalization, in Collection dedicated to K. Lomtatidze, Tbilisi.
- 2008 Traditional Forms of Social Control in Georgia: New Dimensions of Responsibility, Tbilisi.
Other: Fieldwork in Georgia and Turkey