International Conference

"Modern Problems of Geography and Anthropology"

Dedicated to the 140th anniversary of Alexandre Javakhishvili – a Georgian geographer and anthropologist, the Academician of Georgian Academy of Sciences and honored worker of Georgian Science.

TSU Professors and Teachers of the first generation, 1925

Georgian University Professors and Teachers

Employees of the Department of Geography, 1930-1932

Employees of the Faculty of Geography and Geology, 1940

Expedition in Kazbegi

TSU weather station in the past

Prof. G. N. Gekhtman, A. N. Javakhishvili and S. N. Janashia are sending a letter of response to Kiev. Tbilisi, 1940

Delegates of the 3rd Union Conference of Landscape Sciences, 1958

Delegation of American and Russian geographers before the departure from Tbilisi, 1961

Alexandre Javakhishvili

State Prize Laureates

Alexandre Javakhishvili

Alexandre Javakhishvili Peak

Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, Department of Geography

Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography

Alexandre Javakhishvili Geographical Society of Georgia

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Al. Javakhishvili Topics Board Paper & Abstract Submission Deadlines Sponsors Conference Venue Accommodation Publications Program  

Dear Colleagues,

We have the honor to invite you to the International Scientific Conference on “Modern Problems of Geography and Anthropology”, which will take place on October 22-23, 2015 in Tbilisi. The conference is dedicated to the 140th birthday anniversary of Alexandre Javakhishvili – a famous Georgian geographer and anthropologist, the Academician of Georgian Academy of Sciences and honored worker of Georgian Science.

Working languages of the conference are: Georgian, English and Russian.
Conference materials will be published in the form of Collected Papers.

Alexandre Javakhishvili 140th Birthday Anniversary Celebration Activities:

Tbilisi State University
  • Opening of festive ceremony of the Week and the anniversary;
  • Holding of International Conference;
  • The preparation and printing of the anniversary publications;
  • Visiting the house-museum;
  • Youth activities;
  • Etc.

In the other Universities of Georgia

  • Anniversary celebration in Kutaisi, Batumi and Gori Universities;
  • The famous scientist’s study room opening ceremony at Kutaisi University and establishment of his scholarship;
  • Giving a name to the auditoriums in Batumi and Gori Universities;
  • Giving the scientist’s name to one of the streets is envisaged In Gori;

Other agencies
  • Renewal of Al. Javakhishvili museum exhibits [Gori Municipality, the regional administration].
  • Preparation and publication of Al. Javakhishvili museum guide [Gori Municipality, the regional administration];
  • Holding of one section of the International Conference and some of the youth activities in the Georgian Geographical Society.

Yours Sincerely,
The Scientific Conference Organizing Committee