Ethnocultural diversity and
intercultural communication in Georgia

Information Letter


Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Faculty of Humanities,
National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, Association of librarians of Georgia and Association of Anthropologists of Georgia
will host the International Conference:

Ethnocultural diversity and intercultural communication in Georgia
24-26 October, 2019


The conference aims to gather the researchers from different scientific centers of the world to discuss diversity and intercultural communication on the example of Georgia. The issue of intercultural communication due to the ongoing processes in the modern world (globalization, migrations, conflicts) became the top topic. Georgia is a historically unique country with its diversity, which has led to the establishment of traditional systems of peaceful coexistence and intercommunication channels; development of specific ethnographic realities and behavioral models. Here was taking place a permanent interactions between the representtives of vatious cultures and they were experiencing the multicultural environment. The exchange and sharing of a number of realities was frequent. Changing political, economic and social situation was impacting the ethno-cultural map of Georgia, which in turn influenced intercultural communication. Research and discussion of these issues will be useful for analysis of modern challenges. In the course of the conference researchers of Georgian culture and everyday life will be able to share the results of their studies. Sharing experience and academic discussions will enhance the integrative and international cooperation.
The conference will continue for three days. The following thematic sections will be itroduced:

  • History of ethno-cultural diversity in Georgia;
  • The everyday life and culture of ethno-cultural groups;
  • Historical and modern contacts and parallels;
  • Religious diversity;
  • Interconnecting communication channels.

Two days of the conference sessions will be held at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and one day at National Parliamentary Library of Georgia.

The conference is open for researchers in the Humanities, Social Sciences and the neighboring fields working on ethno-social and social processes in Georgia.
The venue of the conference: Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia.
Working languages: Georgian, English
Presentation Formats: Oral Presentations

Form of registration online:

Key dates:

Registration – July 15 - September 5
Review of the abstracts – September 5-20
Acceptance notification - until 5 October
Deadline for submission of the full text of the paper - October 15
Deadline for making changes to the program - October 15


Contact info of Organizational Committee:

E-mail:, Tel: (+995) 577 43 64 78 (Coordinator Rusudan Asatiani)