News & Events

17/6/2016 to 18/6/2016

Medieval Georgian Heritage in Turkey: A Colloqium (17-18 June)

THE OXFORD CENTRE FOR BYZANTINE RESEARCH
NATIONAL AGENCY FOR CULTURAL HERTITAGE PRESERVATION OF GEORGIA

Participation at this Colloquium is free, but registration is essential:
e-mail Nikoloz Aleksidze: aleksidze@gmail.com before 13 June.

PROGRAMME

FRIDAY 17 JUNE

15:00 Opening remarks: Bryan Ward-Perkins: Welcome to Ertegun House

Levan Kharatishvili
(Deputy Minister of Culture and monuments protection of Georgia)

Nikoloz Antidze (Director of the National Agency for Cultural Heritage
Preservation of Georgia): Cultural heritage without borders

Nikoloz Aleksidze (Oxford): Why this study day: Georgian studies at Oxford

16:00 Tea/Coffee break

16:30 Scott Redford (SOAS): The Southern Caucasus in the 12th and 13th century

17:30 Irene Giviashvili (George Chubinashvili National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation): Mapping the medieval Georgian heritage in Turkey

19:00 Dinner for speakers

SATURDAY 18 JUNE

10:00 – Fahriye Bayram (Pamukkale University): The district of Tao-Klarjeti according to sixteen years of our surveys

11:00 – Coffee Break

11:30 – Mariam Didebulidze (George Chubinashvili National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation): Medieval Georgian wall painting in Tao-Klarjeti in the contextof Eastern Christian art

12:30 – Zaza Skhirtladze (Tbilisi State University): The murals of Oshki Church: a pictorial chronicle of the Georgian kingdom

13:30 – Lunch

14:30 – Dali Chitunashvili (Korneli Kekelidze National Centre of Manuscripts of Georgia): The manuscript heritage of Tao and Klarjeti

15:30 – Buba Kudava (Caucasus University): Tao-Klarjeti: Political administrative centres and defense system

16:30 – Tea

17:00 – Giorgi Tcheishvili (National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia): Medieval Georgian bishoprics of the frontiers

18:00 – Georgian wine reception