Tbilisi University – 100 years Anniversary

Tbilisi State University, named after Ivane Javakhishvili, one of its founders, celebrated its 100th anniversary. 7-9 February 2018. The establishment of a Georgian national university in 1918 during the short period of independence after the Russian revolution and before the Bolshevik takeover was of huge importance for the […]

Circassian conference in Malmö, 2017

The conference Circassians in the 21st century: Identity and Survival – in the homeland and diaspora was hosted by Russia and the Caucasus Regional Research (RUCARR) and the Section for Caucasus Studies, Malmö University, November 23-24 2017. Thank you to all presenters and other participants! Special thanks to […]

Malmö Conference on Linguistic Dominance and Inequality, 2017

  The conference Linguistic dominance and inequality was hosted by the Department of Language and Linguistics, Malmö University, November 15-16, 2017, and attracted many interesting national and international researchers in the fields: (Programme & Abstracts.  Co-organizers Maria Wiktorsson, Teresa Tomasevic and Karina Vamling. Many societies today are increasingly […]

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 […]

Conference on Ideology and Linguistic Ideas, Tbilisi

The international conference Ideology and Linguistic Ideas was organized by the Giorgi Akhvlediani Society for the History of Linguistics and hosted by Tbilisi State University 6-9 October 2017. Thank you to Professor Tinatin Bolkvadze for organizing this very interesting event with the participation of senior researchers such as […]