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Caucasus Studies at Malmö University, Sweden
  1. Prof. Stephen Jones, Mount Holyoke College (US) will give a seminar on his current research on the First Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-21) and its significance to the history of European social democracy. When: October 26, 3.15-5 pm (Swedish time) Where: Zoom. Welcome to sign-up at rucarr@mau.se for the link. Continue reading
  2. You are invited to attend the online seminar on October 6 The Caucasus in the Post-Covid Multi-Polar World with Dr. Lincoln Mitchell, affiliated to Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University (bio below). When: October 6, 3.15-5.00 pm (Swedish time)Where: Zoom platformThe seminar is open to … Continue reading
  3. Dr. Mikayel Malkhasyan, Associate Professor, Yerevan State University: “The Medieval Roots of the Current Armenian Cultural Identity” The seminar will be held on the 5th floor in the Glocal Classroom (by the C elevators). When: February 18, 3.15 pm Welcome! Link to Dr. Mikayel Malkhazyan’s biography. Continue reading
  4. In the framework of the SI project “New Horizons of Internationalization” a group from Malmö University visited Yerevan State University, together with partners from the universities from Batumi, Odessa and Balti – summing up the year’s work on how to strengthen and find new approaches to internationalization in education and … Continue reading
  5. Silence as a Narrator: The Case of the Georgian History Textbooks Guranda Bursulaia, PhD Candidate at Free University in Tbilisi (Georgia) and Swedish Institute visiting researcher at Caucasus Studies, Malmö University, will give the presentation: “Silence as a Narrator: The Case of the Georgian History Textbooks” at the Caucasus Studies … Continue reading
  6. Dr. Tamta Khalvashi, Associate Professor at Ilia State University in Tbilisi,  gave a web-seminar for students of Caucasus Studies I and II, Malmö University: The Myths of Medea: Economies and Cosmologies of Dispossession in Georgia When: April 23, 15.15-17.00 Where: Glocal Classroom, Niagara 5th floor. Continue reading
  7. A roundtable discussion with translators of Georgian literature into Swedish and Swedish literature into Georgian was organized on March 7. Panel participants: Dr. Manana Kock Kobaidze, Senior lecturer in Georgian, Malmö University, and also translator and writer Dimitri Gogolashvili, based in Tbilisi and working as a translator in Swedish/Georgian Tamara … Continue reading
  8. Welcome to a seminar on Georgian literature – Due to unforeseen circumstances the first part of the seminar has been rescheduled to March 6: – March 6, 15.00-16.00 Part I Kakhaber Loria’s guest lecture – March 7, 15.15-16.30 Part II Roundtable on Georgian/Swedish literary translations Prof. Kakhaber Loria, Tbilisi Sate … Continue reading
  9. Thank you to all participants at the conference ‘Promoting International Dialogue and Protecting Cultural Heritage in the Caucasus’ December 5-6 at the research platform Russia and the Caucasus Regional Research (RUCARR), Malmö University. It has been two days of most interesting presentations and engaging discussions and comments with participants from … Continue reading
  10. On Nov. 22-24 the Arn. Chikobava Institute of Linguistics, TSU and the Georgian Academy of Sciences organized the V International Symposium of Linguists-Caucasologists, in memory of the 120 years anniversary of Academician Arnold Chikobava. One of Academician Arnold Chikobava’s former PhD candidates, professor Issa Abdullaev from Makhachkala participated in the … Continue reading