August 18, 2015

Tbilisi: International Scientific Conference - "Issue of Ethnic Identity of Zichis"


LEPL Circassian (Adyghian) Cultural Center

International Scientific Conference

"Issue of Ethnic Identity of Zichis/Jikis and Zichia/Jiketi in the History of Georgia"
(Dedicated to the 110th anniversary of Professor Giorgi Rogava)

On December 11-12, 2015, Circassian (Adyghian) Cultural Center will organize International Scientific Conference "Issue of ethnic identity of Zichis/Jikis and Zichia/Jiketi in the history of Georgia" dedicated to the 110th anniversary of Professor Giorgi Rogava.

Working topics:

• Issue of ethnic-linguistic identity of Zichis/Jikis
• Zichia/Jiketi province within Georgia
• Ethnic culture of Zichis/Jikis
• Zichis/Jikis in the foreign sources
• Circassian-Kartvelian linguistic, ethnic and cultural relations
• Issue of ethnogenesis of the peoples of the Apkhaz-Adyghean group
• Issue of structure of the Apkhaz-Adyghean and Kartvelian languages (ethno-linguistic analysis)
Reports should be submitted in electronic form. E-mail: circassianculture@gmail.com MS word- and PDF- formats. Material should not exceed 600 words (Georgian test should be in fonts: Sylfaen, Russian and English texts - Times new roman). Conference materials will be published.
Working languages: Georgian, English, Russian.

Key dates:

Material submission deadline: October 15, 2015
Confirmation of participation: November 15, 2015
Conference time: December 11-12, 2015


Address:  Sanapiro Str. 4, Tbilisi 0105, Rep. of Georgia.

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