It was a pleasure to take part in the online conference “Inter-ethnic and International Relations in the Caucasus: Historical-Political, Linguistic, Cultural and Confessional Units – Lost and Preserved”, organized by the Circassian Culture Center on December 24-25, 2020, with researchers from Georgia, the North Caucasus and beyond, presenting […]
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 […]
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 […]
Three institutions organized the international conference Language and Modern Technologies in Tbilisi on December 15-17, 2019: Tbilisi State University, Sokhumi State University and Circassian Culture Center. The special theme this year was Issues of historical and etymological lexicography. Thank you so much for hosting this interesting meeting!
Visit to Yerevan State University on December 2-5, by Malmö University colleagues and partners from Batumi, Odessa and Balti in the framework of the SI project “New Horizons of Internationalization”. We were summing up this year’s work on how to strengthen and find new approaches to internationalization in […]
As always, it was a pleasure to invite and to meet colleagues with a special research interest in the region at the Fourth Annual Conference of the research platform Russia and the Caucasus Regional Research (RUCARR), which was held at Malmö University on November 21-22. The conference focused […]
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.