Although I'm living in Budapest and my academic background is in South Asia (I spent four years studying Sanskrit), I now spend more of my time reading about the Caucasus and Central Asia. I'm fascinated by watching ideas move from the fringes of society to the mainstream, and then to being unnoticed ‘common sense’.
I blog <a href=”http://www.ohuiginn.net/mt”>here</a>, and also have a livejournal <a href=”http://oedipamaas49.livejournal.com”>here</a>
Latest posts by Dan O'Huiginn
Bloggers respond to Kyrgyzstan's political turmoil
“6th Day, 11pm” by Teo Kaye. Many more photos from the recent protests can be found at his Flickr stream. Kyrgyz opposition groups have been holding massive anti-government protests in the capital Bishkek for the past week, calling for constitutional changes and the resignation of the president. With the parliament...
Russia: Treatment of Georgians
Blogger Sukhumi has been following the coverage of the persecution of Georgians in Russia (previous Global Voices posts are here and here). He writes (RUS): On the TV channel “Imedi” I saw a demonstration in St. Petersburg against the persecution of Georgians. To my delight, I caught sight of my...