Category: Conferences, workshops

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 […]

Language and Modern Technologies Conference

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!

Project meeting in Yerevan

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 […]

4th Annual RUCARR Conference in Malmö

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 […]

Celebrating Academician Thomas Gamkrelidze

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.

Project meeting in Odessa

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 […]

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 […]