Category: Field trips

Academician Tamaz Gamkrelidze

The distinguished and well-known Georgian linguist, Academician Tamaz Gamkrelidze, is no longer with us, he passed away on February 10, 2021, at the age of 91. Prof. Gamkrelidze’s fundamental work will continue to inspire many generations of linguists. Among his many publications the two-volume work “Indo-European and Indo-Europeans” […]

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 […]

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 […]

Visit to Batumi University

On October 26 I visited Batumi Shota Rustaveli University (https://bsu.edu.ge/) together with Malmö University researchers Jean Hudson and Revaz Tchantouria. During the contact visit we met with colleagues Lali Tavadze at the Dept. of European Studies,  Rector’s advisor Revaz Diasamidze at the Dept. of Public Affairs and Political […]