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We are looking for entomological reports, articles or a list of species with Chironomidae species from Georgia and Azerbaijan. We are particularly interested in the area of the Small Caucasus. Does anyone have a job on this topic, especially in Georgian and Azerbaijani? We'll be grateful for help
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Viktor thank you very much
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An interesting order of orthoptera for me, I want to study better. I am just starting out in Orthoptera identification but I need help with good identification keys at the genus and species level. So if you know some of them, please recommend to me.
My material (Orthoptera) is from Georgia (Caucasus).
Thank you in advance.
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Hello Eka,
the standard reference are the two-volumes from Russia:
Bei-Bienko & Mistshenko 1963 and 1964, the english versions can both be downloaded from the BiodiversityLibrary:
I also have the Russian originals on my shelve.
For any further assistance - we are in contact!
Greetings,
Arne
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The territory of the Northern Caucasus is characterized by a great variety of natural conditions and, as a result, natural landscapes. A distinctive feature of this territory is the peculiar structure of altitudinal zonality, caused by the existence of local systems of the intermontane hollows and ridges bordering its mountain structure. The insignificant height of ridges in combination with a peculiar climate lead to the formation of a spatial structure of landscapes which differs both from the adjacent plains and from higher parts of the mountain structure. Such transitional areas are called ecotones and are highlighted as a separate category of natural territorial complex. Most authors of the landscape maps of the Northern Caucasus territory, distinguish only two higher classifying landscapes units (classes) here — plains and mountains, which correspond to relief megaforms. However, there is a transitional zone from the plain to the mountains within the Northern Caucasus, which was called "foothill landscapes". A complex of the quantitative and qualitative parameters in combination with significant spatial mosaic of locations and temporal variability of climatic conditions form peculiar features of the low-mountain foothill landscapes of the Northern Caucasus, which should be assigned into a peculiar classification unit.
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In opinion the ecotone is a natural belt which bridging and controls the overall environmental condition between foothills and plains, hence the foothills and the plains are become safer. example, Estern foothills of Sahyadri ranges of India,
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What is usually customary in social sciences, especially in international relations, is to events in different parts of the world (Middle East, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Europe, etc.) of theories (realism, idealism, constructivism, post-colonialism, etc.)its application to global issues.
Can not the other way around? In other words, cannot a theory be created from events and facts such as war, conflict and alliance of regional and global nature?
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You can formulate theories based on observation, interviews, etc, as you glean patterns and themes that help explain phenomenon. You may thus establish a new theoretical understanding.
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You can do studies that can support or refute hypothesis/theory.
I often adopt a Postcolonial lens to illustrate power relations in Global North/South, as well as feminist post colonial lenses.
Theorise help us understand everyday bevaviours and actions.
I suggest you read Thomas Kuhn's work on paradigms
International relations is imbued with myriad perspectives.....I think we should be advising this field...rather than students entering business courses, who never get to know Kuhn, and also never get exposed to postcolonialism. This or English. I cannot think of anything more boring than writing a business plan😊
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I am looking for literature - both theoretical and research papers - on memory politics, with a particular focus on Post-Soviet memory within the South Caucasus context.
I would appreciate any guidance on where to look that up.
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After the so-called rehabilitation at Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia (Tbilisi) you won't find anything from medieval Georgian history (sic!).
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Dear Colleagues,
Economic policy in the European Union's Eastern and Southern neighborhood is embedded in the frameworks offered by EU's enlargement and neighborhood policies. Under these frameworks, regional development and policy play a significant role, as is evident in the current introduction of the smart specialization approach to regional innovation policy in the Western Balkans, Turkey, Ukraine, Moldova, and Tunisia. Further approaches of regional development relevant to EU enlargement and neighborhood countries include the LEADER/CLLD approach, and building capacities in organizations such as regional development agencies according to experiences made in EU member states represents an important complement for the introduction of policy approaches. In this context, the special issue seeks contributions that deal with aspects of regional analysis, policy approaches, and institutional or organizational questions in EU enlargement or neighborhood countries and their regions. 
Dr. Maximilian Benner
Guest Editor
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i will like to contribute
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I study contact and regional metamorphism of Dizi series, Great Caucasus, Georgia. I have a problem only with analytical part of my work. And It would be great to share knowledge and experience with someone who works in metamorphism.
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In obtaining your PhD you do not need help from outside except, perhaps, to suggest a problem. Once you have a possible problem at hand you must search the available literature to understand what has been done and the failings of past work that will define the scope of your project. But perhaps there is an obvious problem at hand, such as a nearby metamorphic terrain that has not previously been described or whose description is incomplete. You, of course, will need (1) a clear statement of your project's purpose and scope and (2) an assessment of the resources you will need, e.g. thin sections and a petrologic microscope. But, ulimately, the project is yours and, yes, it is nice to have a sounding board who can help you attain focus and avoid deteours down wrong paths. But you should take possession of the project as being yours and your contribution to the advancement of knowledge.
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Phylogenetic relationships within the Buprestidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) based on molecular studies
  • September 2011
  • Conference: Proceedings of the international conference “Biological diversity and conservation problems of the fauna of the Caucasus”, Yerevan, Armenia
  • At: Yerevan, Armenia
  • 📷Gayane Karagyan
  • Bernhard D.
  • 📷Lars Hering
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  • 📷Mark Kalashian
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many thanks dear Dr.volkovitsh i received it
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Dear Laia and Anna,
I find your project very interesting. Please let me know if diasporic processes are relevant to your approach.
Kind regards,
Frederic Lefrançois
University of the French West Indies
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Thanks for the suggestion!