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Carl Linich

MFA, Bennington College
"The Gramophone Comes to Georgia: 1901-1914
Presentation of the anthology of Georgian folk music; 4 compact discs comprising the complete recordings made by the London Gramophone Company"

Giga Zedashia

Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Cultural Studies, IIlia Chavchavadze State University
"Georgia as a Part of Black Sea Europe: Towards a New Understanding of Regional Identity"

Gigi Tevzadze

Professor, Rector of Ilia Chavchavadze State University
"At the Crossroads of European and Asian Cultures”: A Geopolitical Constant or a Mythical Construct?”

George Gagoshidze

Dr. Art History, Georgian National Museum
"Medieval Art and Architecture on the territories of conflict regions of Georgia  - Shida (inner) Kartli"

George Otxmezuri

Dr. History, Tbilisi State University
Administrative status of “Shida” (inner) Kartli and the ethnicity of its population (based on the historical sources)  
"Abkhazeti – the integral part of Georgia (based on the historical sources)"

Giuli Alasania

Professor, Tbilisi State University vice-Rector, International Black Sea University,  
The founder, head of Trustee Board, University of Georgia
"Georgia as a bridge between the West and the East (Advantage and disadvantage)"

Iulon Gagoshidze

Dr. History and Archeology, Georgia’s State Minister on Diaspora Affairs
"The history of coexistence of Abkhazians and Ossetians in the frames of Georgian State"

Mariam Didebulidze

Professor, Dr. Art History, Director of G.Chubinashvili National Center for the Research of   
Georgian Art History and Monuments Protection
"Medieval Art and Architecture on the territories of conflict regions of Georgia - Abkhazeti"

Mzia Chikhradze

Dr. Art History, Senior Research Fellow at G.Chubinashvili National Center for the Research of Georgian Art History and Monuments Protection
"Expansion/Integration, Georgian-Russian Cultural Relationship in 1910-1990"

Temur Yakobashvili

Vice Prime Minister, Minister for Reintegration of Georgia
"Georgia after August war with Russia"

Tinatin Bochorishvili

Professor, Dr. Sociology, Director of Rustaveli Foundation for Georgian Studies,   
Humanities and Social Studies
“Georgia – Europe or Asia?”