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2018

2018 has been a year of many experiences and events. Thank you, all friends and colleagues that I have shared it with. I would like to wish all a great New Year 2019! 2018 has been a year of unusually many conferences and meetings, celebrations of “круглые даты”.  […]

Visiting University of Kabardino-Balkaria in Nalchik

Warmest thanks to staff and students at University of Kabardino-Balkaria for sharing so much interesting information about Kabardian and Balkar culture – including some performances in Kabardian/East Circassian: University of Kabardino-Balkaria (KBSU) is one of the major universities in Russian North Caucasus and the State University of the […]

Conference in Nalchik for Prof. M.A. Kumakhov

I was invited to the memorial conference “Caucasian Philology – Perspectives and History” that was organised in Nalchik on October 19 on the occasion of Prof. M.A. Kumakhov’s 90th birthday. So many former colleagues and friends gathered at the meeting organized by the Institute of Studies in the […]

Kartvelological Congress at the Georgian Academy of Sciences

On September 26-29 the Georgian Academy of Sciences organized the II International Kartvelological Congress, celebrating ‘100 years of Tbilisi State University’, with sections on language, history, archeology, literature, art etc. It was opened by the President of the Academy Giorgi Kvesitadze, Academician, Prof. Roin Metreveli, Rector of Tbilisi […]

Linguistics & Caucasus Studies meeting

So good to see so many colleagues gathering at the 10th floor for Elnur’s presentation on Budukh – both from Linguisitcs at Lund University and from Malmö Caucasus Studies – spanning over Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. We will miss Elnur, who is returning soon to Georgia, but look […]

Tbilisi University – 100 years Anniversary

Tbilisi State University, named after Ivane Javakhishvili, one of its founders, celebrated its 100th anniversary. 7-9 February 2018. The establishment of a Georgian national university in 1918 during the short period of independence after the Russian revolution and before the Bolshevik takeover was of huge importance for the […]