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International Conference

“The Knight in the Panther’s Skin” and its Place in the World Literature. Modern Interpretations”

 

 

(The conference is dedicated to 850th Anniversary of the creation of Shota Rustaveli’s masterpiece “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin”’)

 

Dear Colleagues!


We have great pleasure to invite you to participate in the conference

which will take place on 4-5 November, 2016, in Tbilisi, Georgia 

 

Organized by

Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature

Iv. Javakhisvhili Tbilisi State University

Georgian Comparative Literature Association (GCLA)

 

Financial support by

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation

 

International Scientific Committee

Organizing Committee

The List of Approved Participants

 

The following panel topics will be in operation:

* Shota Rustaveli – Author of  the Late Middle Ages

* Medieval Literary Genres  and  “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin”

* Medieval Literary Canon and Tradition

* “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin” and Western Chivalry Novel

* “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin”  and Eastern Epos. Rustaveli and Nizami Ganjavi

* Interrelation of  National and International Literary Models and “ The Knight in the Panther’s Skin”

* “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin” and Modern Literary process. Re/De/construction of Classics. Narrative and Reception Strategies

*  Translations of  the “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin”

“The Knight in the Panther’s Skin”  in Libraries and Archives

 

Student Panel will be in operation!

The PhD and MA students are welcome to participate in the conference.

 

The round table will be held on the topic:

“The Knight in the Panther’s Skin” from the view point of the 21st century. Modern Reception of the Classics”.

 

Working languages of the Conference are: Georgian, English.

 

The interested applicants should send abstracts in English Language electronically to the Organizing Committee: Link

  • Abstracts of no more than 250 words, Font - Times New Roman, Size 11, Line spacing – single.

The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended until October 10, 2016.

The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended until October 12, 2016!

 

The Organizing Committee preserves the right to Conference participants.

 

 

 

Registration fee for approved participants:

  • Participation with presentation – € 50
  • Participation with a co-author (if any) - € 80 (for both authors)

 

Students are free from Conference Charge!


Participants will also be offered a cultural program. 



After the completion of the conference proceedings will be published. 

 

Venue:

Opening Ceremony of the Symposium at Betsy"s Hotel

Address: 32-34 Makashvili str.,
0108, Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel.: +995 32 2931404
Fax.:
  + 995 32 2999311

 

Conference Sessions at
Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature 

http://litinstituti.ge/indexeng.htm

 

For further information please contact to the following e-mail: rustaveliconference@gmail.com