Seminar with Prof Tinatin Bolkvadze Oct 1

The language situation in multilingual Georgia

Welcome to the online seminar on October 1 with Professor Tinatin Bolkvadze, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.  The topic of her talk is the language situation in multilingual Georgia. She will compare the sociolinguistic situation in Soviet and   post-Soviet Georgia, and discuss the hierarchy and sociolinguistic attributes of languages spoken in Georgia and the main problems of the language policy of Modern Georgia.

Professor Bolkvadze takes active part in the work of the Georgian State Language Department. She is the head of the Section for Academic and Educational Programs (  She is also active in the Giorgi Akhvlediani Society for the History of Linguistics (

When: October 1, 1.15–3.00 (Swedish time)
Where: Zoom (sign-up here)

The seminar is part of the series Meet Georgian Culture at Malmö University. Read more here.

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