ILIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Academic Staff

Academic Staff

  • Giorgi Sanikidze: Director, Full Professor at the Ilia State University
  • Tamaz AbashidzeL Researcher and Senior Consultant
  • Grigol Beradze: Researcher and Senior Consultant
  • Nino Karkuzashvili: Head of the Chancellery

Department of Ancient Oriental Languages:

  • Academician Tamaz Gamkrelidze: Head of the Department, Chairman of the Scientific Board of the Institute
  • Elene Giunashvili: Research Associate

Department of Semitic Studies:

  • Daredjan Svani: Researcher
  • Murman Kutelia: Researcher
  • Marine Mefarishvili: Researcher
  • Manana Gotsiridze: Researcher
  • Alex Jordania: Researcher
  • Natela Zhvania: Research Associate 
  • Eter Ghviniashvili: Research Associate

Department of Indian and Iranian Languages:

  • Maya Sakhokia: Head of the Department, Researcher
  • Jemshid Giunashvili: Researcher
  • Nikoloz Nakhutsrishvili: Researcher
  • Meri Chikobava: Research Associate
  • Eleonora Chubinidze: Research Associate
  • Tamar Demetrashvili: Research Associate
  • Tamaz Revia: Research Associate at the Ilia State University

Department of Persian Philology:

  • Magali Todua: Head of the Department and Researcher
  • Inga Kaladze: Researcher
  • Tamta Parulava: Research Associate

Department of Turkish Studies:

  • Elene Javelidze: Head of the Department, Researcher
  • Giorgi Shakulashvili: Researcher
  • Nunu Gurgenidze: Research Associate
  • Marine Shonia: Research Associate
  • Luiza Rukhadze: Research Associate

Department of Byzantine Studies:

  • Neli Makharadze: Head of the Department, Researcher
  • Nodar Lomouri: Researcher
  • Liana Kvirikashvili: Researcher
  • Tamar Meskhi: Researcher
  • Eliso Elizbarashvili: Research Associate
  • Julieta Shoshiashvili: Research Associate
  • Olga Beridze: Research Associate

Department of Modern and Contemporary History of the Near East and the Middle East:

  • Irine Nachkhebia: Head of the Department, Researcher
  • Luisa Shengelia: Researcher
  • Nikoloz Kenchoshvili: Research Associate
  • Irakli Topuridze: Research Associate
  • Inga Inasaridze: Assistant researcher
  • Miranda Basheleishvili: Assistant researcher
  • Simon Gureshidze: Assistant researcher
  • Mariam Gureshidze: Assistant researcher
  • Tinatin Kupatadze: Assistant researcher
  • Tamta Bokuchava: Assistant researcher

Department of Medieval History of the Middle East:

  • Manana Gabashvili: Head of Department, Researcher
  • Pavle Topuria: Researcher
  • Kakhaber Demetrashvili: Research Associate
  • Laboratory of General Phonetics and Typology of Oriental Languages:
  • Vladimer Lekiashvili: Research Associate

Associate members of the Institute (Involved in research projects of the Institute):

  • Eter Soselia
  • Marine Jiqia
  • Rusudan Asatiani
  • Marine Ivanishvili
  • Tea Gagnidze
  • Ana Kharanauli
  • Tea Shurgaia
  • Marine Aleksidze

International associate members of the Institute:

  • Jason Stakes
  • Nugzar Ter-Oganov
  • Nana Mirashvili
  • Hirotake Maeda
  • Nino Amiridze
  • Marika Butskhrikidze
  • Ketevan Gadilia
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