National Literatures and the Process of Cultural Globalization

Organization: Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature

Venue: Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature

Location: Tbilisi, Georgia

Event Date/Time: Sep 24, 2014 End Date/Time: Sep 26, 2014
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 10, 2014
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The 8th International Symposium National Literatures and the Process of Cultural Globalization Tbilisi, Georgia

24-26 September, 2014

Organized by  Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature    Georgian Comparative Literature Association (GCLA)

Dear Colleagues!

We have great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 8th International Symposium        

National Literatures and the Process of Cultural Globalization             

which will take place on 24-26 September, 2014, in Tbilisi, Georgia

The following panel topics will be in operation:

  • Globalization and the Problem of Cultural Integration
  • National Literary Canon and the Mechanisms of Cultural Globalization
  • Weltliteratur and the Issue of National Literatures
  • Literature without Borders?– Pro et Contra

Round Table  – Comunicative Function of Translation in the Process of Cultural Globalization -  is to be held through the symposium. The working format of the symposium:

  • Participation with presentation
  • Participation in the Round Table
  • Participation without presentation (with a status of an attendee)  
  • Participation without attendance (under condition of publication)

Working languages of the Symposium are: Georgian, English and Russian. The interested applicants should send abstracts and filled Registration Forms in English Language electronically to the Organizing Committee.

  • Abstracts of no more than 250 words, Font - Times New Roman, Size 11, Line spacing – single.

Please send abstracts and filled registration forms as attachments to the following e-mail:tbilisisymposium@gmail.com 

The deadline for submitting abstracts and registration has been extended until May 20, 2014. 

Incorrectly filled registration forms (an application form + an abstract) will not be accepted!  The Organizing Committee preserves the right to select symposium participants. The approved participants will be sent informational communiqué additionally. Registration fee for approved participants:

  • Participation with presentation – € 90
  • Participation in the Round Table – € 90
  • Participation with a co-author (if any) - € 150 (for both authors)
  • Participation without presentation (with a status of an attendee) - €50 
  • Participation without attendance (under condition of publication) -€50 

The registration fee includes:

  • Publications of the symposium program and theses
  • Coffee/tea breaks during the conference days
  • Lunch during the conference days

Symposium participants will be invited by the organizing committee to the Cultural program: a guided tour to the Georgian National Museum and its Gold Fund. Participants will also be offered a paid cultural programme.  After the completion of the symposium proceedings will be published.  Authors will receive the scanned files of their articles (Please, note that the postal service of sending the proceedings is not included in the registration fee).    

Venues:

Opening Ceremony of the Symposium at Sheraton Metechi Palace, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Conference Sessions wi be held at Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Yours faithfully,

Organizing Committee

Venue

5 Merab Kostava St.
Tbilisi
Georgia
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Organizations

Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature
5 Merab Kostava Street
Tbilisi
0108
Georgia