Conf/Prog - Georgian Civilisation from Antiquity to Middle Ages. History – Literature – Art, 6-8 December 2016, Poland

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The 15th Annual International Kartvelological Conference

Centre for East European Studies of University of Warsaw
is pleased to invite you to
The 15th Annual International Kartvelological Conference in memory St. Grigol Peradze
which will be held at the University of Warsaw on December 6th to 8th, 2016
This year conference is titled
„Georgian Civilisation from Antiquity to Middle Ages. History – Literature – Art”
and it’s dedicated to 850th anniversary of the Shota Rustaveli

The aim of this year’s conference is to present the history and heritage of Georgian culture inseparably associated with the person of the poet – Shota Rustaveli, as well as his role in the Polish and world literature. The conference will also concerns issues of the contemporary countenance of the Caucasus – the social and cultural aspects of the transformation in the transcaucasian countries, the issues of democratization and systemic changes, as well as religious issues related to the functioning of Christian churches in the Caucasus.

Opening of the conference is traditionally held on December 6 at. 4.45 PM and is associated with the date and the hour of the martyrdom of St. Gregory Peradze, monk and martyr of the Orthodox Church, whose greater part of his  pastoral activity and research spent in Warsaw. In 1933, he became a Professor of Patrology and head of the Patrological seminar at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology, University of Warsaw. In May 1942, he was arrested by the Gestapo in Warsaw. In November that same year, he was sent to Auschwitz. There, sacrificing his life in exchange for the lives of other prisoners, his life ended on 6 December 1942.

As every year, the first day of the ceremony will feature a performance of the Choir of the Christian Theological Academy, and will be preceded by laying wreaths under the plaque located on the wall of the University of Warsaw’s Institute of History. The plaque commemorates professors of the University of Warsaw, murdered during the Second World War, among them St. Grigol Peradze. in front of an array positioned on the wall of the building of the Historical Institute of Warsaw in memory of murdered during World War II, university professors, including St. Gregory Peradze

Working languages of the Conference: Polish, English

Conference Coordinator – David Kolbaia head of the Caucasus Seminar Centre for Eats European Studies University of Warsaw.

Address of the Conference Committee: Centre for East European Studies University of Warsaw; 26/28, Krakowskie Przedmieście, Tel: +48 22 5521888; Fax +48 22 5521887; e-mail: programy.studium@uw.edu.pl

 

PROGRAMME

THE 6TH DECEMBER 2012, TUESDAY
5 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.

the Senate Hall of Kazimierzowski Palace of the University of Warsaw

CONFERENCE DEDICATED TOSHOTA RUSTAVELI 850 YEARS ANNIVERSARY

WELCOME:

to the guests and participants of the ceremony Professor Marcin PAŁYS, Rector of the University of Warsaw

OPENING SPEECHES:

Jan MALICKI, Director of The Centre for East European Studies, University of Warsaw His Excellency Metropolitan ANDRIA (Gvazava)

Patriarchate of Georgia

David KOLBAIA, Centre for East European Studies University of Warsaw

CEREMONY OF PRESENTING THE FOURTH AWARDS OF
ST. GRIGOL PERADZE TO THE PROFESSORS:

Vakhtang LICHELI, Tbilisi State University/Tbilisi

Jost GIPPERT, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main Vakhtang PERADZE, Rector of St. GrigolPeradze University/Tbilisi

PRESENTATION:

Wojciech MATERSKI, Polish Academy of Sciences/Warsaw and Wiktor KRZYSZTOPORSKI, Typografia Artystyczna/Warsaw

New scientifi c publications of the Centre for East European Studies of the University of Warsaw

about Caucasus and Caucasians

25 years

1991 - 2016

“Pro Georgia. Journal of Kartvelological Studies

Centre for East European Studies of the University of Warsaw”

Glass of wine

Złota Hall in Kazimierzowski Palace

THE 7THDECEMBER 2016,WEDNESDAY

SESSION I - 9 a.m – 1 p.m.

the Balowa Hall of Potocki Palace of the University of Warsaw

Chairs: JostGIPPERT, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Metropolitan ANDRIA (Gvazava), Patriarchate of Georgia

VakhtangLICHELI, Tbilisi State University/Georgia

Unknown civilization 11th -10th c BC scripts in Georgia and its cultural background.

Reuven ENOCH, Israel Heritage Department Ariel University in Samaria

Participation of Georgian Jews in religious texts’ translation – oral interpretation

Bernard OUTTIER, Centre national de la recherche scientifique/Paris

An atypical translator from Armenian to Georgian?

Coffee Break

MarikaMCHVILDADZE, Tbilisi State University/Georgia

Egyptian Deities in Colchis

Tamila MGALOBLISHVILISt. Andrew the first-called Georgian University/Tbilisi

Beginning of Georgian Christianity - Historical Aspects

Giorgi RAMISHVILIand VasiliKUKHIANIDZE, Ilia State University/Georgia

Beginning of Georgian Christianity. Astronomical Aspects

Henryk PAPROCKI, PolishOrthodox Church/Warsaw

O liturgii gruzińskiej

Discussion

1.00 p. m. - 3. 00 p. m. Lunch break

SESSION II 3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

the Balowa Hall of Potocki Palace of the University of Warsaw

Chair: Bernard Outtier, Centre national de la recherche scientifique/Paris Henryk PAPROCKI, Polish Orthodox Church/Warsaw

Nana GELASHVILI, Tbilisi State University/Georgia

Georgia in the Light of Iran-Byzantine Wars (6th Century)

Aleksandra SULIKOWSKA-BEŁCZOWSKA, University of Warsaw

Tryptyk z Chachuli. O bizantyjskiej i gruzińskiej sztuce emalii

Pavle CHANTURISHVILI, Tbilisi State University/Georgia

Early Period of Arab Occupation of Eastern Georgia (Kingdom of Kartli)

Coffee Break

FatherJózefNAUMOWICZ, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw

Persian and Arab persecution of Christians in Georgia 5h-10h c.

Lavrent JANIASHVILI, Tbilisi State University/Georgia

                     Pre-Christian Ritual, Symbol and Equipment in Georgian Viticulture-Winemaking

Buba KUDAVA,Caucasus University/Georgia and Nino KOBAURI, K. Kekelidze

National Centerof Manuscripts/Georgia

Old Georgian Scriptoria (Database and Interactive Map)

Giorgi ALIBEGASHVILI, St. Andrew the first-called Georgian University

The role of Georgian ascetics in establishing of monastery life at Mount Athos

Discussion

THE 8THDECEMBER 2016,THURSDAY

SESSION III - 9 a.m – 1 p.m.

the Balowa Hall of Potocki Palace of the University of Warsaw

Chair: Tamila MGALOBLISHVILI, St. Andrew the first-calledGeorgian University of the Patriarchate of Georgia

Archimandrite ADAM (VakhtangAkhaladze)
Rector of Georgian Patriarchate St. King Tamar University,
Father Superior of the Church of St. John the Theologist

Jost GIPPERT, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main/Germany

Kartvelology in the Digital Age

Artur ALEKSIEJUK,Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw Król Dawid IV Budowniczy (1073-1125) jako ideał prawowiernego monarchy

na tle bizantyńskiego modelu władzy cesarskiej

Jaba SAMUSHIA, Tbilisi State University/Georgia

The “Sinai” of Georgia or Twelve Hermitages of Klarjeti

Coffee Break

Jerzy OSTAPCZUK, Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw

Georgia on the world map of Claudius Ptolemy’s Geography from manuscript of the National Library in Warsaw (BOZ 2, c. 1467 y.)

Giorgi SOSIASHVILI, Rector ofGori State University/Georgia

Georgian Inscriptions of 9th -10th century in village Ditsi, near the occupational line drawn by Russia

Artem IVANTSOV, Tbilisi Technical University/Georgia

Kartvelian Traces in Baltic Region

Discussion

1.00 p. m. - 3. 00 p. m. Lunch break

SESSION IV 3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

the Balowa Hall of Potocki Palace of the University of Warsaw

Chairs: Vakhtang LICHELI, Tbilisi State University/Tbilisi, Marika MCHVILDADZE,
Tbilisi State University/Georgia

Radosław KARASIEWICZ-SZCZYPIORSKI,University of Warsaw

Apsaros. Early Headquarters Building (principia). New localization?

Shota MAMULADZE and EmzarKAKHIDZE, University of Batumi/Georgia

Roman and Byzantine Forts Survey in the Southeastern Black Sea area

Irakli PAGHAVA, Ilia State University/Georgia

K’ak’i (Kākhed, Kākhetābād): One More Georgian Coin-Minting Urban Center

Coffee Break

Marta BURA, Janusz JANOWSKI, University of Warsaw

Chabukauri digital basilica from Georgia

Lana BURKADZE, University of Batumi/Georgia

Relations between Rome and Iberia-Colchis in the 1st century BC – 1st century AD

Giorgi MACHARASHVILI, Ilia State University/Georgia

National and Ethnic Identities in the Georgian Folk Sources

Archimandrite ADAM (VakhtangAkhaladze)

Rector of Georgian Patriarchate St. King Tamar University, Father Superior

of the Church of St. John the Theologist

Three Words of St. GrigolPeradze on Rustaveli. Thinkings in Cross-Cultural Dimension

Tamta GRIGOLIA, Tbilisi State University/Georgia

The Concept of Woman in Medieval Georgian and European Thought (from Rustaveli to Shakespeare)

Michał BOGUCKI, Museum Icons/Warsaw

We read, learn, and illustrate "The Knight in the Panther's skin"

David KOLBAIA, University of Warsaw

Męczeństwo świętego Arczila, który byłkrólem Kartlii

Closing Ceremony

Jan MALICKI, David KOLBAIA

Centre for East European Studies University of Warsaw

EXHIBITION:

EMBASSY OF GEORGIA TO THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND CENTRE FOR EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW
CULTURE OFFICE CAPITAL CITY OF WARSAW

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