Convenor: Dr Irina Lobzhanidze (Georgian Programme Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford)
Speaker: Professor Nino Doborjginidze (vice Rector, Ilia State University)
Nino Doborjginidze, PHD in Linguistics (1988), graduated from the Department of Classical Philology at the Tbilisi State University in 1982. From 1996 to 2000 she was a fellow of EKD and KAAD-‘s Foundation at the Göttingen Academy of Sciences (the Institute of Patristic Studies); from 2000 through to 2001 she held the Alexander von Humboldt International Scholarship and between 2002 and 2003 the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation George Forster scholarship at the Gottingen Academy of Sciences for writing the monograph in German language. In 2006 and from 2008 to 2012 she had joint scholarships from the Gottingen Academy of Sciences, and the Humboldt Foundation. At different times she was an invited researcher at several German universities and the historical archives of Propaganda Fide, Italy.
Her research interests include:
History of Linguistic Ideas; Medieval Studies, Digital Humanities; Corpus Linguistics; Old Georgian Philology.