The South Caucasus Regional Conference on Memory Politics
The Heinrich Boell Foundation Tbilisi Office – South Caucasus region, together with Ilia State University and Soviet Past Research Laboratory (SOVLAB) organizes the South Caucasus Regional Conference on Memory Politics. The main aim of the conference is to discuss memory politics and rethink the current approach on rethinking the Soviet Past and memory studies in three countries of the region.
The South Caucasus Regional Conference on Memory politics will give opportunity to researchers, academics and students to share with each other knowledge and experience on working on different topics of memory politics. At the same time, during public discussions, speakers will discuss some of the important challenges that are connected to historical research and memory studies such as the openness/accessibility of archives, lack of funding for research institutes, etc.
Date: 21-22 October, 2019
Location: Ilia State University, Auditorium B201
Language: Georgian, English and Russian (simultaneous translation will be provided)