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The 6th Annual CRRC Conference | June 26-27, Tbilisi, Georgia

Call for proposals: The 6th Annual CRRC Conference "Coming together and growing apart: A decade of transformation in the South Caucasus"Place and date: June 26-27, Tbilisi, Georgia The Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC) seek proposals for the 6th Annual CRRC Conference, and welcomes proposal...

Call for poster presentations at CRRC’s 6th Annual Conference

Under the auspices of its annual conference, CRRC is sponsoring a poster presentation session for advanced masters and doctoral students. Posters are simple but accessible way of presenting your research to a wider audience. They allow quick yet powerful dissemination opportunities for your research...

Caucasus Barometer 2019 Georgia Now Available

On January 30th, 2020, CRRC Georgia released the 2019 wave of Caucasus Barometer (CB) data for Georgia. CB is the longest running, publicly available household survey which enables longitudinal and comparative analysis of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia between 2008 and 2013, and for Armenia and Ge...

CRRC's omnibus survey is accepting questions

CRRC Georgia is carrying out an omnibus survey in December 2019. In past rounds of the survey, researchers from the IOM and Harvard among others provided questions for the survey.Individuals and organizations interested in adding questions to the survey are invited to get in touch about potential in...

CRRC-Georgia is hiring a Policy Analyst

CRRC-Georgia is looking for a Policy Analyst, who is expected to participate in designing, implementing, and analyzing CRRC’s research outputs in Georgia. This is a full-time position of 40 hours per week with a minimum time commitment of two years.Requirements: MA degree or higher in...

Tales from the Caucasus Barometer

“If you had a chance, would you leave Georgia for a certain period of time to live somewhere else?” According to Caucasus Barometer 2017, over half of the adult population of Georgia (55%) responded positively to this question....

Data Bites | September 2018

The September issue of CRRC's Data Bites newsletter is out. Read about most popular blog posts of CRRC, media coverage and launch of new surveys in the September 2018 issue of CRRC's monthly newsletter....

Talk to them: How election campaigns increase partisanship in Georgia

On Wednesday, February 14, at 18:30 Koba Turmanidze will present his paper "Talk to them: How election campaigns increase partisanship in Georgia" at the third talk of the Spring 2018 Works-in-Progress series. The talk will explore the impact of party-voter linkages on partisanship - how f...

CRRC-Georgia is hiring a Development Manager

CRRC-Georgia is announcing the vacancy of the Development Manager, who will work under the supervision of the President of CRRC-Georgia. The Development Manager leads the fundraising team and contributes to external communications and quality assurance of written outputs. This is a fu...

2017 Caucasus Barometer Data Release

This week, 2017 Caucasus Barometer survey (CB) data will become publicly available on CRRC's online data analysis portal. CB is the longest running survey project in the South Caucasus region, with data available from 2008 to present. It enables the comparison of trends in the region over ...

 

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Church scandals have hurt trust in the Georgian Orthodox Church

The Georgian Orthodox Church has been hit by numerous scandals in recent years, but have those scandals affected public trust?
 
In 2017, a priest was charged and convicted of attempting to murder Patriarch Ilia II’s secretary. On numerous occasions, scandal has emerged as a result of the government handing over land to the Church for a symbolic price. The homophobic riots in 2013 on International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, which included Orthodox priests, were another salient event which likely hurt the Church’s credibility in the eyes of many in the public.

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