The Humanities in the Age of Globalization

deadline for submissions: 
July 20, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
The Faculty of Humanities, Akaki Tsereteli State University

The Faculty of Humanities at Akaki Tsereteli State University in Kutaisi, Georgia will host a two-day international multidisciplinary conference "The Humanities in the Age of Globalization". The conference will be held from November 1-2, 2019.

The wide range of subjects that will be covered in the conference include but are not limited to:


·       Kartvelian/Georgian Studies

·       Linguistics

·       Literature Studies

·       History and Social Sciences

·       Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

·       Ethnic and Cultural History

·       Art and Culture

·       Globalization and Intercultural Dialogue

·       Middle Eastern Languages and Civilizations

·       Global and Area Studies

·       Philosophy and Religious Studies

·       Archive Studies and Museum Work

·       Psychology

·       Translation Studies

·       Environmental/Ecological Humanities

·       Information Technologies, Communication Studies, and Humanities

·       Digital Humanities

·       Innovative Methods and Technologies of Teaching and Research

·       Anthropocene: Environmentalism and Post-Humanism


Please visit the conference webpage to submit a proposal through the online application system. Individual as well as fully-formed panel proposals are welcomed on any subject in the Humanities.

Proposals for individual papers should be 300 words maximum, including the paper title, the speaker's name and academic affiliation (if applicable). Please provide 4-8 keywords, separated by comma.

 To propose a panel, the panel chair should submit a 300-word abstract on the panel as a whole that includes the names, academic affiliations, and email addresses of all participants; the title of the panel as well as the titles of each individual contribution; and the name and affiliation of the panel chair. Panel proposals should also include a 300-word abstract for each constituent paper. Please note that panels should have a maximum of four speakers.

All proposals should be submitted no later than July 20, 2019.

Please note the following:

Conference working languages will be Georgian, English, German, French and Russian;

Time Limit for Keynote Speakers: 50 minutes;

Time Limit for Panelists: 20 minutes;

Time Limit for Discussions: 5-7 minutes;

Equipment for the projection of PowerPoint presentations will be available upon request;

Registration Fee: 30 EURO (including taxes).

Registration fee includes: conference program, certificate of participation, tea/coffee, refreshments during the coffee breaks, two lunches, sightseeing tours in Imereti region.

The Fee should be paid by wire transfer to the conference bank account.

Except plenary sessions, keynote presentations and panels, the outdoor activities will be offered. The participants will visit historical sites and places of interest surrounding the ancient city of Kutaisi.

Selected papers will be published as a journal by Akaki Tsereteli State University Press.

We look forward to seeing you in Kutaisi!