5 January 2008
New ESI analyst Ketevan Tsikhelashvili researches Turkish-Georgian relations in Istanbul

Ketevan Tsikhelashvili, who recently joined ESI as analyst in Georgia, traveled to Istanbul in the beginning of January to plan the upcoming research agenda with the ESI team. During her visit she and Nigar also visited members of the Georgian community in Istanbul and explored various aspects of Turkish-Georgian relations. Meetings were held with representatives of Georgian Turks such as the Chairman of Turkish-Georgian Fund for Education and Culture as well as with the Consul General of Georgia in Istanbul.

Ketevan Tsikhelashvili
Ketevan Tsikhelashvili
Keti in front of the Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque) in Istanbul
Keti in front of the Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque) in Istanbul
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Alan Grant is an Irish photographer who travelled extensively in the Balkans and other countries and regions of the world. Thanks to him, ESI is able to show fascinating pictures of the Balkans: the facades of Tirana, the painted mosques of Travnik, the fabulous old houses of Plovdiv and the spectacular blue of water - dark in the Bay of Kotor, emerald in the river valleys of Bosnia, deep blue in Ohrid, twinkling in the Aegean Sea and on the Bosporus.

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Jonathan Lewis lives between London and Istanbul. He moved to London and spent many years studying photography and now specialises in photojournalism, documentary photography and commercial work for a wide variety of private and commercial clients in the UK, Europe and Turkey. His work has appeared in a number of magazines and publications and is used on the ESI website as well.

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