Upcoming Events

Film Screening: 9 Years of Displacement

Film Screening: 9 Years of Displacement
Wednesday, 29 November, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:30
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College

This film,  Nine Years of Displacement, deals with the aftermath of Georgia-Russian War of 2008. It takes a close look at the Tserovani Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Settlement, and how people’s lives have changed since losing their homes to Russian forces.

Mr Tornike Koplatadze

Past Events

Georgian Seminar Series: The Construction of Royal/Imperial Authority in Georgia and Byzantium in the Age of Davit IV and Alexios I Komnenos, ca. 1081–1125

Thursday, 9 November, 2017 - 17:00
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College, University of Oxford

The end of the eleventh century was a turbulent period that witnessed a serious geostrategic reconfiguration of the Byzantine and Caucasian political maps.

Sandro Nikolaishvili (Ph.D. Candidate, Central European University, Budapest)

(Post)socialisms in a Global Context

Thursday, 2 November, 2017 - 15:30
School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, 43 Banbury Road, Seminar room on the lower level

DPhil student Nikolay Erofeev from the Department of History will present a paper entitled "Agrocities: the Soviet state-led project for urbanisation of the countryside and its post-socialist transformation." Please see the abstract

Nikolay Erofeev, Department of History (University of Oxford)

Special Event - Astor Lecture: Is There a Global History of Humanitarianism?

Tuesday, 31 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

“What motivates sympathy for people in distress in far-away places?  Is the rise of humanitarianism recent or ancient?  This lecture will explore the ways that global integration since the nineteenth century produced economic and affective ties between distant places and peoples; there has been a

Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University

From Leningrad to Leninfall: The Geopolitics of Soviet Monuments 100 Years since the Russian Revolution

Friday, 27 October, 2017 -
14:00 to 16:00
Seminar Room G, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford

100 years on from the October Revolution, monumental propaganda in the form of statues, monuments, architectural ensembles, and decorative detail retains the memory of Soviet rule in former republics of the USSR and the Eastern bloc states.

Myroslava Hartmond, CIS Research Associate

Georgian Seminar Series: The Image of ‘Animated’ Mountains in Medieval Georgian Paintings

Thursday, 26 October, 2017 - 17:00
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College, University of Oxford

Please note there has been a change to the schedule for next week's Georgian Studies Programme Seminar series. 

We will be welcoming Dr Ekaterine Gedevanishvili from the Chubinashvili National Research Centre of Art History and Heritage Preservation.

Dr Ekaterine Gedevanishvili