International Symposium of
Young Scholars in the Humanities

IV International Symposium For Young Scholars In The Humanities
IV International Symposium of Young Scholars in the Humanities November 26-28, 2020

Information Letter

 Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Faculty of Humanities invites you to participate in the IV International Symposium of Young Scholars.

 The Symposium is open to young researchers working in the Humanities and related fields. The aims of the Symposium are:


a) Scientific argumentation of the importance of the Humanities in both theoretical and practical contexts and highlighting the role of young scientists in this field;

b) Popularization and internationalization of the Kartvelological fields in the Humanities;

c) Promoting and encouraging interdisciplinary research in the Humanities;

d) Deepening and supporting communication between scientists of different generations;

e) Supporting young researchers in the Humanities to establish links with local and foreign scholars and share scientific achievements.

 The main focus of the Fourth International Symposium for Young Scholars is the long history of Archaeology at TSU and modern trends in the development of the field worldwide. Archeology is one of the most important fields at TSU. Even more, the increasing interest from overseas each year enables us to undertake international projects. With the active scientific engagement of TSU professors and students, modern methods in archeology are becoming more and more developed. The discoveries made by TSU using modern research and modern technologies have become very important for the international scientific community. Therefore, the specific purpose of this year's Symposium is to research and present topical issues of archeology and share modern methods in light of the latest international experience in the field.

The Symposium will include sectoral and thematic, interdisciplinary sections, round table, and discussion forums, moreover, public lectures of plenary speakers will take place in different formal and informal formats.

 The Symposium is open to young scholars with a master's or doctorate degree.

 The following directions will be presented on the Symposium:

  • History and Archaeology
  • Ethnology / Anthropology
  • Language and Literature
  • Philosophy and Religion
  • Culture and Art
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Venue: Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Main Working Languages: Georgian, English;

Time Limit: Presentation- 20 minutes; Discussions - 10 minutes;

Theses will be submitted to the Symposium Review Committee for the review. The Georgian expert base was set up for each of the Humanities sub-departments by the Executive Committee.

Important Dates:

Deadline for Abstracts: July 15, 2020;

Reviewing of the accepted abstracts - January 30 - August 15, 2020;

You will receive information regarding participation until August 15, 2020;

Deadline for submitting a full paper - September 30, 2020;

Deadline for payment of the registration fee - October 30, 2020 (upon the desire to publish the paper in the proceedings);

Deadline for making changes in the program - November 1, 2020;

Deadline for submitting full papers for the Symposium Proceedings - December 16, 2020;


Abstract volume:  400-500 words;

 Please note that late submissions will not be accepted.

Registration fee for the speakers (after receiving the consent letter):

Georgian Speakers: 100 GEL;

Foreign Speakers - 100 Euros;

Georgian co-authors (two co-authors) - 110 GEL;

Foreign co-authors - 110 Euros;

Registration fee includes:

Attendance at the Symposium Opening Ceremony - November 26, 2020;

Attendance at all Symposium sessions - November 26-28, 2020;

Symposium Program, Symposium Materials, Symposium Proceedings, Certificate;

Lunch Break;

University tour;

During the Symposium days (3 days - 2 nights) accommodation for the foreign speakers at the TSU campus.

Please pay the registration fee by November 10, 2019.

Bank Account Number:

National GEL (GEL) Account: Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University: 204864548;

Recipient Name - United National Treasury Account;

Receiving Bank - State Treasury;

Bank Code - TRESGE22;

Recipient's Account / Treasury Code: 708967253.

When transferring money, please indicate: Name and surname of the presenter; III International Symposium of Young Scholars in the Humanities.

Organizing Committee Coordinates:

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University I Building, Chavchavadze Ave. # 1. Room N 204, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Contact persons: David Naskidashvili, Natia Putkaradze and Giorgi Jgharkava.