academic articles (selected)
Stefan Applis (2019). On the influence of mountain and heritage tourism in Georgia: the exemplary case of Ushguli. Erdkunde 73(4), 259-275 https://doi.org/10.3112/erdkunde.2019.04.02
Stefan Applis & Nino Tserediani (2020). Poorism and taking the waters: a praxeological analysis of educational work in the context of tourism in the spa town of Tsqaltubo, Georgia, Ethnography and Education, 15:3, 316-333, DOI: 10.1080/17457823.2020.1722953
journalistic pieces, short articles & analyses
Stefan Applis (2021, forthcoming). How World Heritage tourism changes the built space of Svaneti (Georgia) Peripheral histories. January 2021
Stefan Applis (2020). Цкалтубо: Жизнь в вечном ожидании. Tskaltubo: Life in a perpetual state of waiting. OC-Media. December 27, 2020
Stefan Applis & Shavkat Boltayev (2020). Mubinjon Tadzhiev – Central Asia’s “Fastest” Man Offers a Glimpse into Bukhara’s History. Oxus Society, November 25, 2020
Stefan Applis (2020): Fridon Nizharadze – Painter of the traumas of Svaneti and the world. Georgia Today, October 16 – 22, p. 11
Stefan Applis (2020): Svaneti – A Slogan of the Saakashvili Period Profoundly Changes the Architectural Heritage of the Region. Georgia Today, September 11 – 17, p. 9.
Stefan Applis (2020). Perspectives | The threats to Georgia’s world heritage sites. Should locals be expected to forgo modernity to satisfy the demands of UNESCO and the global tourism industry? Eurasianet. August 14, 2020.
Stefan Applis (2020). New Perspectives for Tskaltubo. Caucasus Edition, July 1, 2020
Stefan Applis (2018). Perspectives | Tourism sustains, and threatens, Georgia’s highland heritage. Tales of an authentic society living at the edge of time fail to account for higher living standards in the Soviet heyday. Eurasianet. November 2, 2018