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2021

This year has been a year when I have looked back in time. In two publications I have returned to Georgia in 1988 and the last Soviet years. Together with Märta-Lisa Magnusson and other colleagues we published the anthology “Vi såg sammanbrottet” (We witnessed the break-up – Six […]

Quiz on the fall of the Soviet Union

It was fun to make a new “Saturday quiz” for the daily newspaper Sydsvenskan. The topic of the quiz this time was the Soviet Union, and more specifically, the fall of the Soviet Union, now 30 years ago. I wrote the quiz together with my colleague Prof. Bo […]

6th Symposium of Linguists-Caucasologists in Tbilisi

It was a great pleasure to participate in the recent VI International Symposium of Linguist-Caucasologists (Nov 9-11) in Tbilisi together with colleagues from Georgia, the North Caucasus, Moscow and other centres with a paper on sentence-like proper names in Georgian (Собственные имена, равные предложению в грузинском языке). A […]

Linguistic diversity quiz

It was fun to contribute with a quiz on linguistic diversity in the world and in the Greater Malmö area for the daily newspaper Sydsvenskan (2021-10-09). The database Ethnologue is an excellent source for general data on the topic. Data on the linguistic diversity of Malmö is harder […]

Georgiska – new e-publication

It’s a milestone that our online Georgian course has been running for 20 years! We started at Lund University in 2001 and a couple of years later the course moved to Malmö University. It has been amazing to see all the Swedish and international students following the course. […]

Work in progress on fieldwork in the Caucasus

Working with co-editor Dr.  Märta-Lisa Magnusson on our book project based on fieldwork in the Caucasus in the years shortly before and following the collapse of the Soviet Union. This year 30 years have passed since the South Caucasian republics became independent states! Swedish and Danish researchers contributing […]

Georgian online at Netlearning 2006

A joint presentation together with Manana Kobaidze of our online course Georgian language and culture at the conference Netlearning 2006 , organized at Blekinge Institute of Technology (link) in Ronneby. It was an inspiring event with pedagogical and theoretical perspectives on e-learning and demonstrations of the latest online […]