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Urum and Pontic Greeks: Communities and language situations

Concha Maria Höfler, Stefanie Böhm, Konstanze Jungbluth and Stavros Skopeteas


Most of the articles collected in this volume are proceedings from the workshop Visible and invisible borders: Language use and expressing group belonging and change in the Georgian Greek community held at the European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), in September 2014. The workshop was part of the project The impact of current transformational processes on language and ethnic identity: Urum and Pontic Greeks in Georgia funded by the Volkswagen Stiftung.


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Published Online: 2016-6-15
Published in Print: 2016-7-1

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