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Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

Professor B George Hewitt

MA, PhD (Cantab), FBA

Overview

George Hewitt
Name:
Professor B George Hewitt
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4332
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
430
On Sabbatical:
2013-2014 (Term 1 only)

Biography

language; politics; human rights; history

Research

Caucasian linguistics; ethnic relations

Expertise

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Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • Near and Middle East
Country Expertise
Languages

Publications

Authored Books

Hewitt, George (2005) Georgian: a learner's grammar (2nd edition). Routledge.

Hewitt, George (2005) Abkhazian Folktales (with Grammatical Introduction, Translation, Notes, and Vocabulary). Mùˆnchen: Lincom.

Hewitt, George (2004) Introduction to the Study of the Languages of the Caucasus. Mùˆnchen: Lincom.

Hewitt, George (1996) Georgian: A learner's grammar. Routledge.

Hewitt, George (1995) Georgian: A Structural Reference Grammar. London: Benjamins J.

Book Chapters

Hewitt, George (2008) 'Similarities and Differences: some verbal contrasts between Georgian and Mingrelian.' In: Huber, Brigitte and Volkart, Marianne and Widmer, Paul, (eds.), Chomolangma, Demawend und Kasbek, Festschrift fuer Roland Bielmeier. Germany: Peter Schwieger, pp. 657-676.

Hewitt, Brian (2005) 'Towards a comparative syntax of the Kartvelian languages.' In: Haug, D and E.Welo, , (eds.), Haptachahaptaitis: Festschrift for Fridrik Thordarson. Norway, pp. 119-138.

Hewitt, Brian (2005) 'Caucasian Languages, and Georgian, and Abkhaz, and Georgia: the language-situation.' In: Brown, K, (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Language and Linguistics (2nd edition). Elsevier.

Hewitt, Brian and Khiba, Z (2002) 'A selection of the Abkhaz corpus -- 10 stories translated from the Abkhaz Nart epic.' In: Colarusso, J, (ed.), John Colarusso's Nart Sagas from the Caucasus. Princeton University Press (USA), pp. 321-379.

Hewitt, Brian (1999) 'Morphology revisited: some pecularities of the Abkhaz verb.' In: van, H, (ed.), Studies in Caucasian Linguistics: Selected papers of the Eighth Caucasian Colloquium. Research School of Asian African and Amerindian St, pp. 197-208.

Articles

Hewitt, George (2007) 'Abkhaz comparatives.' Archiv Orientalni, 75 (2). pp. 215-237.

Hewitt, George (2005) 'The Syntax of Complementation in Abkhaz.' Iran and the Caucasus, 9 (2). pp. 331-79.

Hewitt, George (2005) 'North West Caucasian.' Lingua, 115 (1-2). pp. 91-145.

Hewitt, Brian (2001) 'Review-article of Svante Cornell 'Small Nations & Greta Powers'.' Royal Society for Asian Affairs, vol. X . pp. 196-199.

Hewitt, Brian (2001) 'Convergence in language-change: morpho-syntactic in Mingrelian (& Laz).' Transactions of the Philological Society, vol. 9 . pp. 99-145.

Book Reviews

Hewitt, George (2011) 'Review of Ronald D. Asmus, 'A Little War that Shook the World. Georgia, Russia and the Future of the West'.' Slavonic & East European Review, 89 (1).

Hewitt, George (2011) 'Review of Tom Trier, Hedgiv Lohm, David Szakonyi, 'Under Siege: Inter-Ethnic Relations in Abkhazia'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 74 (1). pp. 150-152.

Hewitt, Brian (2001) 'Review of Anita Budett (ed.) 'Caucausian Boundaries 1802-1946 (Archive Editions)'.' Central Asian Survey, 20 (2). pp. 229-248.

Other

Hewitt, George (2011) 'Obituary for Sergej Bagapsh.' The Independent .

Hewitt, George (2011) 'Abkhazia: presidential election, political future.' Open Democracy. 30 August 2011 .

Hewitt, Brian (1998) 'The Languages of the Caucasus: scope for study and survival.' SOAS.

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