Calendar

Fall 2017

October 17
Professor Kazim Azimzade (Azimov), visiting professor at the Section for Caucasus Studies (Malmö University), will give a presentation on multiculturalism in Azerbaijan. All are welcome to the lecture in room 0826, Niagara buildingTuesday October 17, 15.00-16.00.

November 22-23
Second Annual RUCARR Conference
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/research/secondannualconference/

November 23-24
Circassians in the 21st century: Identity and Survival – in the Homeland and Diaspora
http://blogg.mah.se/caucasusstudies/research-3/conference-23-24-november/

Spring 2017

May 18
Elnur Aliyev: “Ethno-linguistic portrait of the Shahdagh people – minorities of Azerbaijan”

May 17, 11.00–12.00 , room 0826
Presentation given by Ambassador of Georgia to Sweden, Malkhaz Kakabadze: “26 Year of the Independence of Georgia and 25 Year of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Georgia and Sweden”

Maj 16
Second RUCARR PhD workshop

April 26
Web/campus seminar: Fariz Khalilli:  “Recent archaeological researches in Azerbaijan and Medieval Agsu Town”

March 29
Web/campus semianr: “Circassian Refugees in Syria”. Lars Funch Hansen, Caucasus Studies, introduces the little-known Circassian (North Caucasian) group among the Syrian refugees in Sweden. Representatives from the Circassian community are participating in the seminar and will be interviewed by Lars Funch Hansen http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2017/03/30/circassian-refugees-from-syria/

February 28
Caucasus Studies Web & Campus seminar, Febr 28, 15.30, C0502
Dr. David Matsaberidze: “Pro-Western and Pro-Russian Tendencies in Georgia’s Foreign Policy”
Assistant professor of International Relations, Faculty of Social and Political Science, Tbilisi State Universityhttp://blogg.mah.se/caucasusstudies/2017/02/23/seminar-on-pro-western-and-pro-russian-tendencies-in-georgias-foreign-policy/

Fall 2016

8-9 December
RUCARR Inaugural conference
Read more: http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2016/12/10/rucarr-inaugural-conference-december-8-9-2016/

8 November
RUCARR and Caucasus Studies Web & campus  seminar
“The 2016 parliamentary elections in Russia and Georgia”
Derek Hutcheson, Malmö University, & Alexandre Kukhianidze, Tbilisi State University
Read more: http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2016/10/26/seminar-on-the-2016-parliamentary-elections-in-russia-and-georgia/

10 November
RUCARR – Erasmus Mundus PhD workshop
Read more: http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2016/11/07/rucarr-erasmus-mundus-phd-workshop/

24-25 November
Caucasus workshop, including the open lecture: North Caucasian Defence Towers in Georgia, by Søren Theisen.
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2016/11/15/defence-towers-in-georgia/

8-9 December
RUCARR Inaugural Conference (Programme)

Spring 2016

February 9: Web & Campus seminar
Märta-Lisa Magnusson, Senior lecturer, Malmö University: “Conflict Cases in the Caucasus”

February 23: Caucasus Studies seminar
Visiting PhD Candidate Natallia Paulovich presents her thesis work, based on fieldwork in Ozurgeti.

March 8: Web & Campus seminar
“Georgian and Circassian immigrants in Persia and their current situation”. Presenter: Hamed Kazemzadeh (Center for East European Studies, University of Warsaw). March 8, 3.15 pm.

April 5: Web & Campus seminar
Dr. George Mchedlishvili: US policy towards the South Caucasus
George Mchedlishvili is a Carnegie Research Fellow at Center for Eurasian, Russian and European Studies, Georgetown University (Washington) & International Black Sea University (Tbilisi).  3.15 pm

Fall 2015

September 15: Campus seminar
Prof. Alexandre Kukhianidze, Tbilisi State University: Georgia between Russia and the West.
15.00–17.00, Niagara building, 5th floor, room 0501.

September 22: Web & Campus seminar
Betül Emgin Cogal, visiting researcher from Istanbul Bilgi University/Bogazici University:  People and Languages of Caucasus in Turkey. Studio, 5th floor, Niagara.

September 24: Caucasus Studies seminar
Betül Emgin Cogal, visiting researcher from Istanbul Bilgi University/Bogazici University: Complementation Patterns in Laz- Infinitival Clauses. 15.15–17.00. 11th floor, Niagara.

October 28: Web & Caucasus Seminar
PhD Candidate Tamuna Lomadze: Power of Language and Its Role in Constructing Realities.
13.00–14.00. 11th floor, Niagara.

October 28: Web & Campus Seminar
Professor Alexandre Kukhianidze, Department of Political Science, Tbilisi State University, Georgia, is visiting professor at Caucasus Studies, will give the seminar Georgia: Building Democracy or Authoritarianism?
15.00–16.30. room 0502, Niagara.
http://www.mah.se/Nyheter/Kalender/Seminar-Georgia-Building-Democracy-or-Authoritarianism/

November 20: Web & Campus Seminar
Professor Alexandre Kukhianidze, Department of Political Science, Tbilisi State University, Georgia, is visiting professor at Caucasus Studies, will give the seminar Combating corruption and organized crime in Georgia
13.00–15.00. room 0502, Niagara.
http://www.mah.se/Nyheter/Kalender/-Combating-corruption-and-organized-crime-in-Georgia/

November 26: Open Lecture
Professor Alexandre Kukhianidze, Department of Political Science, Tbilisi State University, Georgia, is visiting professor at Caucasus Studies, will give the seminar Fighting for Rustavi2 TV as a Mirror of Georgia’s Democracy
15.15–17.00. 11th floor, Lounge room, Niagara.
http://www.mah.se/Nyheter/Kalender/Fighting-for-Rustavi2-TV-as-a-Mirror-of-Georgias-Democracy/

Spring 2015

March 11: Web/campus seminar
George Mchedlishvili, University of Georgia: Current Political Dynamics in the South Caucasus
16.00–18.00, Studio at Kranen

May 5: Lundic workshop on Caucasian languages (in cooperation with Linguistics at Lund University): Lexical and typological diversity in Caucasian languages. Methods and models for coding o big data

May 12: Caucasus Studies seminar
PhD candidates Maka Tetradze and Tamuna Lomadze present their dissertation work.
13.30–16.00

 

Fall 2014

September 11: Web/campus seminar
Prof. Alexandre Kukhianidze, Tbilisi State University: “Georgia after the Soviet collapse. What is Georgia today?”
16.30–18.00, Studio at Kranen

October 1: Web/campus seminar
Prof. Zaal Kikvidze, Chikobava Institute, Tbilisi State University (Georgia): “Alphabet Shift in the Caucasus: Motivations and Implications”. Visiting lecturer Aytan Sadigova, Azerbaijan Technical University, Baku (Azerbaijan), discusses “Alphabet shifts in Azerbaijan”.
16.00–17.30, Studio at Kranen

October 22: Web/campus seminar
Senior lecturer Märta-Lisa Magnusson reports from the international conference “De-facto Entities in the Post-Soviet Space: Dynamics and Prospects” (September 4-5, 2014). She will  discuss the different outcome in terms of political status obtained by post-Soviet Abkhazia, Chechnya, Nagorno-Karabakh and South Ossetia based on her own paper at the conference.
16.00–17.30, Studio at Kranen

October 29: Caucasus Studies seminar
Professor Karina Vamling reports from the recent conference “1st International CUA Conference on Endangered Languages” (October 12-17, 2014) in Ardahan, Turkey, and summarizes her paper “Internet as a tool for language development and maintenance?”. She will discuss the issue of Megrelian in this context.
16.00–17.30, Gäddan8, room 524.

November 19: Caucasus Studies seminar
Prof. Zaal Kikvidze, Chikobava Institute, Tbilisi State University (Georgia): “Language Names: Terminology and Ideology”.
16.00–17.30, Gäddan8, room 524.

December 3: Web/campus seminar
PhD Lars Funch Hansen, Copenhagen University/Malmö University:
‘The Role of Digital Diaspora in the Circassian Revival’
16.00–17.30, Studio at Kranen

December 10: Caucasus Studies seminar
PhD cand. Maka Tetradze, Chikobava Institute, Tbilisi State University & Malmö University: “On the Nativization of Lezgian Loanwords”
10.15–11.45, Citadellsvägen 7, Gäddan8

 

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