Laz language in focus

IMG_1257IMG_1263Laz was in focus at today’s web & campus seminar on Caucasian languages in Turkey with visiting researcher Betul Emgin Cogal (Bilgi University, Istanbul). Betul has conducted field research with Laz communities in north-eastern Turkey.

Below – after the seminar: Staff, visiting researchers and some of our students at Caucasus Studies

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The Role of Digital Diaspora in the Circassian Revival

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On the basis of research from his recently defended doctoral dissertation The Circassian Revival: a quest for recognition at the Dept. of Crosscultural and Regional Studies, Copenhagen University, PhD Lars Funch Hansen will give the seminar:The Role of Digital Diaspora in the Circassian Revival.

  • When: December 3, 16.15-17.30 (Swedish time)
  • Where: Malmö University Campus, “Kranen” studio
  • Online participation: send an email to caucasus.studies@mah.se

Link to the seminar:  http://bambuser.com/v/5122978

Welcome!

De-facto Entities in the Post-Soviet Space: Dynamics and Prospects

Web/campus seminar

At our third webseminar this semester Märta-Lisa Magnusson mlm– based on a paper presented at the international conference “De-facto Entities in the Post-Soviet Space: Dynamics and Prospects”, Sevan, Armenia, Sept. 4-5 – will discuss the different outcome in terms of political status obtained by post-Soviet Abkhazia, Chechnya, Nagorno-Karabakh and South Ossetia. 

The web-seminar on October 22 starts at 16.15 (Studio at Kranen). Welcome!

Link to the seminar

The international conference ‘De-facto Entities in the Post-Soviet Space: Dynamics and Prospects’ was organized by Caucasus Institute (CI) Yerevan, Armenia  (www.c-i.am)

 

 

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Alphabet Shift in the Caucasus: Motivations and Implications

Prof. Zaal Kikvidze, Chikobava Institute, Tbilisi State University (Georgia): Alphabet Shift in the Caucasus: Motivations and Implications. Visiting lecturer Aytan f7Sadigova, Azerbaijan Technical University, Baku (Azerbaijan), discusses Alphabet shifts in Azerbaijan.

When? October 1, 16.00–ca 17.30.
Where? Kranen studio

Participation online
You will be able to follow the seminar on video at the course site. Join us on skype caucasusstudies, where you will be able to pose questions to the lecturers.

Participation on campusazeri
Students and staff in Malmö/Lund are welcome to attend the web seminar at Malmö University campus. We will meet at the entrance to “Kranen” at 15.45 and go to the studio together.

How to get there: Walk from the Central station or take bus no 5 (stop Ubåtshallen, 5 stops from the railway station).

 

 

 

 

Map: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Östra+Varvsgatan,+Malmö,+Sweden/@55.615436,12.9843924,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x4653a405f533c13b:0x6854890c07ff54c6

 

Visiting professor Alexandre Kukhianidze

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Alexandre Kukhianidze is professor in political science of Tbilisi State University, Georgia. His visit to Malmö University and Caucasus Studies at the Faculty of Culture and Society is funded by a Linneaus-Palme grant.

Professor Kukhianidze has been a frequest visitor to Caucasus Studies in Malmö and this time he stays for three weeks (September 1–23).

During his visit he has given the web/campus seminar: Georgia after the Soviet collapse. What is Georgia today?

Georgia after the Soviet collapse

Websem11Welcome to a web and campus seminar with Visiting professor Alexandre Kukhianidze, Professor of Political Science at Tbilisi State University, followed by discussion on Skype and in the studio:
Georgia after the Soviet collapse. What is Georgia today?

Participation: Online or campus.
When? September 10, 16.30–ca 18.00.
Where? Online (www.mah.se/imer/caucasusstudies) or Malmö University campus studio​ at Kranen
Open to staff and students

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