Thank you to the Circassian Cultural Centre for organizing this unique forum for specialists in Caucasian Studies, with a special focus on Circassian topics. Director Prof. Merab Chukhua together with researchers Larisa Tuptsokova, Mariam Bezhitashvili and other co-workers at the CCC achieved an impressing event, that took place […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.