Category: Conferences, workshops

Warsaw Conference on Circassian Ethno-Cultural Problems

First North Caucasus Conference: Ethno-Cultural Problem Problems of the Circassian Nation Rewarding and interesting conference at Warsaw University, 7-9 November with scholars in Circassian studies and representatives from Circassian organisations in many countries. Thank you so much to the organizers of this event professors David Kolbaia (Warsaw) and […]

Tbilisi International Women’s Conference

TIWC, June 17 Very inspiring to be participating in the Tbilisi International Women’s Conference today, June 17, to meet with and listen to experiences and life stories of so many women. The conference was organized as an initiative by the President of Georgia, Salome Zourabishvili (official webpage), I […]

Ukrainian colleagues and friends!

Dear Ukrainian colleagues and friends! Our thoughts are constantly with you in Odessa and in other parts of the Ukraine in this terrifying situation of aggression that we are witnessing now in Ukraine, when the existence of so much that we value highly is severely threatened. We look […]

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 […]

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 […]

First Caucasus Studies conference in Malmö 2005

The first Caucasus Studies conference at Malmö University was held – now fifteen years ago – on June 17-19, 2005, on the topic Language, History and Cultural Identities in the Caucasus. Co-organisers were Karina Vamling, Märta-Lisa Magnusson, Jean Hudson and Revaz Tchantouria. Invited  keynote speaker Kevin Tuite gave […]

Leuville Estate 1988

It was a memorable meeting with the Georgian emigré community at the Leuville Estate south of Paris and an honor to talk with representatives in exile of the First Democratic Republic of Georgia. I visited Leuville together with colleagues at the Caucasian Colloquium that was held in Paris […]