On October 23, 2019, the Academy of Sciences of Georgia celebrated the 90th birthday of the world renowned linguist, Academician Thomas Gamkrelidze, former Chairman of the Academy, with congratulatory addresses and the presentation of a Festschrift on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
The capacity building project New Horizons of Internationalization builds on collaboration between the universities Alecu Russo State University of Bălţi, Moldova, Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University, Malmö University, Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University and Yerevan State University. The project is funded by the Swedish Institute. Project teams from […]
On December 5-6 2018 the research platform RUCARR – Russia and the Caucasus Regional Research – organisaed and hosted the conference Promoting International Dialogue and Protecting Cultural Heritage in the Caucasus. The event was funded by the Swedish Institute and organized in collaboration with the Circassian Cultural Centre […]
On Nov. 22-24 the Arn. Chikobava Institute of Linguistics, TSU and the Georgian Academy of Sciences organized the V International Symposium of Linguists-Caucasologists, in memory of the 120 years anniversary of Academician Arnold Chikobava.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The conference Circassians in the 21st century: Identity and Survival – in the homeland and diaspora was hosted by Russia and the Caucasus Regional Research (RUCARR) and the Section for Caucasus Studies, Malmö University, November 23-24 2017. Thank you to all presenters and other participants! Special thanks to […]
The conference Linguistic dominance and inequality was hosted by the Department of Language and Linguistics, Malmö University, November 15-16, 2017, and attracted many interesting national and international researchers in the fields: (Programme & Abstracts. Co-organizers Maria Wiktorsson, Teresa Tomasevic and Karina Vamling. Many societies today are increasingly […]
The international conference Ideology and Linguistic Ideas was organized by the Giorgi Akhvlediani Society for the History of Linguistics and hosted by Tbilisi State University 6-9 October 2017. Thank you to Professor Tinatin Bolkvadze for organizing this very interesting event with the participation of senior researchers such as […]