Tuesday, October 22, 2013

CONGRESS: 3rd international congress of Caucasiologists "Multiculturalism and Tolerance in the Caucasus" - 23.10. until 26.10., 1 Chavchavadze ave., Tbilisi, Georgia (caucasiology.tsu.ge)

(caucasiology.tsu.ge) The aim of Caucasiologists’ 3rd international congress “Multiculturalism and tolerance in the Caucasus” is to discuss the Caucasus as a particular region in terms of multiculturalism; To highlight the lingua-cultural model of the unity of the peoples in the Caucasus including of three principal components: 1. Ibero-Caucasian; 2. Areal Caucasian; 3. Typological research.

Congress topics are defined in the framework of the cultural diversity and tolerance in the Caucasus including but not limited to:

1. The Caucasus: self-identity
2. Issues of interrelationship between traditional culture and human rights of the peoples in the Caucasus
3. Linguistic and cultural diversity in the Caucasian region and tolerance
4. Cultural diversity of the Caucasus region and globalization

• Linguistics
• Sociolinguistics
• History
• Archaeology
• Ethnology
• Cultural studies
• Literature
• Folklore
• Arts

Papers will be presented either in the form of sessions or posters.
Participating in the work of the congress is possible in either the form of sessions or posters

Working languages: Georgian, English, Russian

Important Dates:
Deadline for abstract submission: July 30, 2013
Notification of acceptance: August 23, 2013
Deadline for paper submission: September 25, 2013

Abstract submission guidelines:
Volume: not exceeding 500 words in two working languages
Fonts: Sylfaen for Georgian; Times New Roman for English and Russian versions
Font size: 12 pt; line spacing 1,5
Format: both Ms Word and PDF

Abstracts written in Russian, English or Georgian should be sent to the following email address: congress@tsu.ge

Conference registration fee: $40


Plenary session report - 25 minutes
Presentation - 20 minutes
Sectional meeting report - 20 minutes
Discussion - 5 minutes
Proceedings of the congress will be published in the international trilingual scientific journal “Caucaisologic Papers”.

Those, wishing to participate in the congress, should complete the application form (see the link) and send it with an abstract as attachments to the following e-mail: congress@tsu.ge
Should you have any question please do not hesitate to contact the organizing committee at email: congress@tsu.ge
Organizing committee of the congress
Tsira Baramidze - Chair of the congress, TSU full professor;
Merab Chukhua - Scientific head of the Congress, TSU associated professor;
Nino Abesadze - Chair of the organizing committee; PhD student;
Evgenia Kurtishvili - Coordinator of the congress; PhD student;
Maka Tetradze - Chair of the information center; PhD student.

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