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The Circassians in Gordan   - Details
understanding the impact of individual and group mobility upon identity (Gupta and Ferguson, 1992; Malkki, 1992). The scale of mobility in the contemporary world may be a characteristic of modernity, but group displacement is a longstanding historical phenomenon

Adyghe Alphabet   - Details
Adyghe is a North West Caucasian language spoken by about 300,000 people mainly in the Republic of Adygea in the Russian Federation.

Circassians, Used   - Details
Madonna on the Bridge: A Historical Novel of Courage by a Circassian Family in World War Iivolume 1

The Circassian Genocide   - Details
Circassia was a small independent nation on the northeastern shore of the Black Sea. For no reason other than ethnic hatred,

Circassian   - Details
Circassian Women's Posing With Hookah Caucasus Russia Antique Ethnic Photo

The Circassian Genocide (Genocide, Political Violence, Human Rights)   - Details
Circassia was a small independent nation on the northeastern shore of the Black Sea. For no reason other than ethnic hatred, over the course of hundreds of raids the Russians drove the Circassians from their homeland and deported them to the Ottoman Empire.

Circassian Culture and Folklore Paperback   - Details
With 175 black & white illustrations, maps, and sheet music, this is the first book in English to describe in detail the rich culture and traditions of the Circassians - comprising the Karbardians, Cherkess, Adigeans and Shapsugh

ETHNONYMS: Adyghe, Cherkess (Tscherkess), Dzhigets, Kabardians, Ubykhs (Oubykhs)   - Details
Identification. The Circassians and their close kin, the Ubykhs, all call themselves "Adyghe" (three syllables). They originally inhabited an area of the northwestern Caucasus, though after the Russian conquest of 1864 fully half of them emigrated to the Ottoman Empire.

Circassian Activists in Turkey Receive Boost from Erdogan   - Details
On May 21, Circassians worldwide marked the 149th anniversary of the end of the Russo-Caucasian war. In the North Caucasus, the largest republic with a Circassian

Circassian Repatriation Organization – Not-for-profit   - Details
The Circassian Repatriation Organization (CRO) forms a partnership with the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE). 2017-12-21.

Circassian Day of Mourning (May 21)   - Details
On the day of the end of the Russian-Caucasian war of 1763–1864, on the day of memory and sorrow of the Circassians, we publish another album-manifesto from Jrpjej.

150 Years Ago, Sochi Was the Site of a Horrific Ethnic Cleansing   - Details
Czar Alexander II may have freed the serfs, but his war against the stateless people of the Caucasus cannot be ignored

Seven things to know about the Circassians — and their struggle   - Details
This week, Circassians are commemorating the ethnic cleansing of their people. The ethnic group has several associations in Turkey which aims to preserve Circassian national heritage.

The Circassians in Israel: From the Caucasus Mountains to the Galilee   - Details
A look at the heritage, ethos and culture of the Circassians or “Adyghe” - one of the most interesting and unique minority communities in Israel. Expelled from their homeland in the Caucasus Mountains in the 19th century, they settled in three villages in the Land of Israel, two of which survive to this day…

Established June 19, 1952, the Circassian Benevolent Association was launched by members of the Circassian Diaspora who found refuge in the United States following the Bolshevik Revolution, World War I and World War II. Our original founding fathers trace their roots to the Soviet Union, though our community grew significantly in the late 1960s when we were joined by ethnic Circassians from Syria who were originally displaced during the Russian-Circassian War of 1763 – 1864.

Who Are The Circassians, And Why Are They Outraged At Sochi?   - Details
Only one day old, the Sochi Olympics have already proved the most controversial games in decades. But while gay rights, Islamic terrorist threats and Pussy Riot have stolen the headlines, the Circassian ethnic group has a far older grievance with Sochi, a city it says is steeped in 150 years of bloodshed.


The "Circassian World" website was created in February 2005   - Details
The "Circassian World" website was created in February 2005 and has since been operated by Metin Sonmez (Kodzoko). CW’s aim is to raise awareness of Circassian culture, history, and contemporary politics in global academia, journalism, and policy-making circles to pave the way for "Circassian Studies" to be recognized as a constituent part of Caucasian Studies. For more information visit

Circassian Colonization in the Danube Vilayet   - Details
Circassian Colonization in the Danube Vilayet and Social Integration (Preliminary Notes) Tuna Vilayeti’ndeki Çerkes Kolonizasyonu ve Sosyal Bütünleşme (Başlangıç Notları) Margarita Dob

by Stephen D. SHENFIELD Stephen D. Shenfield is an independent researcher and translator living in the USA. He specializes in Russian and post-Soviet affairs

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