Russia’s invasion of Ukraine one year ago has had devastating humanitarian and far-reaching security policy consequences . One year ago on February 24 2022, together with coauthor Märta-Lisa Magnusson, we published the article “The world must be more attentive to patterns in Russia’s actions in the former Soviet […]
The monograph Дополнительные конструкции в кабардинском языке – Complementation in Kabardian – is now available online in full version. It was published (in Russian) already in 1998 at Lund University, coauthored with Prof. Mukhadin Kumakhov at the Institute of Linguistics in Moscow. Abstract The monograph is a study […]
“We witnessed the break-up.” – Six Swedish and Danish researchers on the final years of the USSR seen from the Caucasus The new book is edited by Märta-Lisa Magnusson and myself, and is published in the series Caucasus Studies, Malmö University, 2021. We are a multidisciplinary group of […]
It’s a milestone that our online Georgian course has been running for 20 years! We started at Lund University in 2001 and a couple of years later the course moved to Malmö University. It has been amazing to see all the Swedish and international students following the course. […]
Working with co-editor Dr. Märta-Lisa Magnusson on our book project based on fieldwork in the Caucasus in the years shortly before and following the collapse of the Soviet Union. This year 30 years have passed since the South Caucasian republics became independent states! Swedish and Danish researchers contributing […]
What an unforgettable surprise at our zoom seminar on May 25 – to be presented with a festschrift! Feeling so honored and thankful to my dear colleagues who initiated this and contributed to this exciting book (Read Festschrift: Language and Society in the Caucasus) (Universus Academic Press). My […]
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.
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 […]