International Dmanisi Summer School on Georgian Studies
August 26 to September 06, 2013.
Deadline for application July 29, 2013
The Georgian National Museum with the support of Shota Rustaveli Scientific Foundation presents the International Dmanisi Summer School on Georgian studies - a field of humanities covering Georgian history, religion, linguistics and culture.
Tuition fees, accommodation and living expenses, including tours are free.
The Summer School is open to International Bachelor, Masters, and PhD students, graduates, and anyone else who is interested in our heritage and in the disciplines related to Georgian history.
The school is located at the Dmanisi Archaeological Museum research base-camp in the village of Patara Dmanisi, 85 km south-west of Tbilisi, in east Georgia.
The focus of the school is Georgian Studies and its aims are:
• Offering new theoretical and practical experience in the disciplines related to the history of Georgia.
• Acquiring better knowledge of the modern research methodologies in Georgian Studies.
• Improving cultural and academic relations between Georgian and foreign participants.
• Popularizing Georgian heritage and promoting Georgian Studies.
• Presenting various collections from the Georgian National Museum.
• Supporting the development of cultural tourism in Georgia.
The educational program is led by Georgian scientists specialized in social sciences and consists of theoretical and practical training. The topics covered are: art, history, and archaeology of Georgia, as well as ethnology and numismatics.
The program comprises of the workshops, discussions between the participants and the lecturers as well as screening of documentaries.
Field trips to the Georgian historical sites and museums are included.
At the end of the program participants will be asked to prepare a small presentation.
Maximum number of students: 10. Language: English (and Georgian with translation into English)
For more please see: http://museum.ge/index.phplang_id=ENG&sec_id=76&info_id=12359
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