INVITATION TO PANEL DISCUSSION “GEORGIA IN EUROPE, EUROPE IN GEORGIA”
On October 24, 2018 the Ilia State University and the University of Tartu convene a discussion session “Georgia in Europe, Europe in Georgia” in the framework of the Jean Monnet Network “Developing European Studies in the Caucasus”.
The event is based on two recent publication projects – a special issue of the journal “Region: Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia” (Slavica Publishers, Indiana University, US) and the forthcoming Yearbook of Association of European Studies in the Caucasus (ibidem Verlag, Germany). The discussion will be focused on the various dimensions of Georgia’s communication and interaction with the EU and its member states in a situation of the ongoing conflict with Russia, and different ways of using European experiences for the sake of domestic reforms.
Moderator and chair: Olga Bogdanova (University of Tartu)
Panelists and authors: Mikheil Shavtvaladze (Javakhishvili State University), Olga Dorokhina (Caucasus International University), Givi Gigitashvili (International Development Division, Warsaw), Andrey Makarychev (University of Tartu)
Discussant: Oliver Reisner (Ilia State University)
Location: Ligamus Book store, Ilia State University, Chavchavadze av. 32
Time: 24 October at 15:00