Research report 2010 - Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

Caucasian Boundaries and Citizenship

Authors
PD Dr. Lale Yalç¿n-Heckmann
Departments

Jenseits von Grenzen: Staatsbürgerschaft und Identität in Kaukasien und der Türkei (PD Dr. Lale Yalçın-Heckmann)
MPI für ethnologische Forschung, Halle/Saale

Summary
The Caucasus has too often been reduced to ethno-nationalist conflicts. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology analyse how civil, political, and social components interact and how citizenship is compared between historical and contemporary notions and practices. Social citizenship continues to be relevant, especially for citizens who are detrimentally affected by migration, whether forced or voluntary.

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