LINGUIST List 32.444

Fri Feb 05 2021

Calls: Kartvelian; Comp Ling, Ling & Lit, Text/Corpus Ling, Typology/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 05-Feb-2021
From: Nadia Putkaradze <>
Subject: Kutaisi Discussions – XVII: Kartvelian Studies
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Full Title: Kutaisi Discussions – XVII: Kartvelian Studies
Short Title: KD-17

Date: 14-May-2021 - 15-May-2021
Location: Online, Kutaisi, Georgia
Contact Person: Eka Dadiani
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Typology

Language Family(ies): Kartvelian

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2021

Meeting Description:

Kartvelology Research Center at Akaki Tsereteli State University organises an international Scientific Conference "Kutaisi Discussions" dedicated to the outstanding Georgian Kartvelologist and the founder of ''Kutaisi Discussions'', Prof. Tariel Putkaradze.

Organised since 1994 in Kutaisi, Georgia, Kutaisi DIscussions-17 will be held online on May 14-15, 2021.

The conference focuses on the topical problems of the Kartvelology (dialectology, linguistic Fieldwork, computational and corpus linguistics, History, Anthropology, Archeology, etc.). The proceedings of the conference and the texts of Kartvelian dialects obtained by the staff of the Centre are published in the peer-reviewed e-journal ''Kartvelian Heritage'' Kartvelian Heritage ( .

Call for Papers:

The main topics of the conference are (but not limited to):
- Kartvelian Linguistics
- Computational and Corpus Linguistics
- European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages and Endangered languages
- Dialectology and Linguistic Fieldwork
- Georgian Folklore and Literature studies
- History and Archaeology, Anthropology and Ethnography of Georgia
- Georgian Art, Culture and Philosophy

Conference languages: Georgian, English.

The accepted papers will be published in the volume XXV of the peer-reviewed Scientific Journal – ''Kartvelian Heritage''.

Abstract Submission:
The deadline: 31.03.2021
Length: 250-300 words
Font: Sylfaen
Font size: 12
Format: MS Word and PDF

Letter of Acceptance: 15. 04. 2021.

Abstracts should be submitted via Easychair ( or directly to the conference organizers:,

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