Category: Field trip

1 May 1987 in Tbilisi

The last Soviet style celebration of the 1st of May in Tbilisi was held in 1987. At Tbilisi University red banners and placards were being prepared for the university’s representatives in the march and the main building was decorated with flags of the 15 union republics and a […]

9 April 1990

Remembering the first anniversary of the 9 April tragedy. One year earlier the Soviet army had brutally dispersed a peaceful anti-Soviet demonstration in front of the Parliament of the Georgian SSR, killing 20 demonstrators. Only two years later, on April 9 1991, the Republic of Georgia declared the […]

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 […]

Caucasian literary festival in Anaklia

The International Caucasian literary festival Anaklia-2019 is a unique event with almost the entire Caucasus represented. It’s an event that goes beyond political borders. Organizing this festival, the Circassian Cultural Center, continues its active work in protecting the cultural heritage of the Caucasus, which was reflected in the […]

Visiting University of Kabardino-Balkaria in Nalchik

Warmest thanks to staff and students at University of Kabardino-Balkaria for sharing so much interesting information about Kabardian and Balkar culture – including some performances in Kabardian/East Circassian: University of Kabardino-Balkaria (KBSU) is one of the major universities in Russian North Caucasus and the State University of the […]

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 […]