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LINGUIST List 24.2151

Wed May 22 2013

Calls: Anthropological Ling, Socioling, Historical Ling/Georgia

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 22-May-2013
From: Maka Tetradze <congresstsu.ge>
Subject: 3rd International Congress of Caucasiologists
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Full Title: 3rd International Congress of Caucasiologists

Date: 23-Oct-2013 - 26-Oct-2013
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
Contact Person: Maka Tetradze
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://caucasiology.tsu.ge/congress/

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Jul-2013

Meeting Description:

3rd International Congress of Caucasiologists
Multiculturalism and Tolerance in the Caucasus

Organized by

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
Faculty of Humanities
Institute of Caucasiology

Venue: Tbilisi, Georgia
Dates: October 23-26, 2013

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. Paleo-Caucasian.

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

I. The Caucasus: self-identity
II. Issues of interrelationship between traditional culture and human rights of the peoples in the Caucasus
III. Linguistic and cultural diversity in the Caucasus region and tolerance
IV. Cultural diversity of the Caucasus region and globalization


Cultural studies

Conference registration fee: $40

Call for Papers:

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: congresstsu.ge.


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 available on our website and send it with an abstract as attachments to the following email address: congresstsu.ge.

Should you have any question please do not hesitate to contact the organizing committee email: congresstsu.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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