Organizing committee:      

  • George Sharvashidze (Chair) – Professor, Rector of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
  • Irma Ratiani (Co-Chair) – Professor of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Director of Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature, President of Georgian Comparative Literature Association
  • Lasha Saginadze – Head of the Administration of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
  • Nata Asatiani – Adviser of the Department of Public Relations, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
  • Hayate Sotome - JSPS Research Fellow, Kyoto University (Japan)
  • Irine Modebadze – PhD, Secretary of Georgian Comparative Literature Association
  • Tinatin Bolkvadze – Associated Professor of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Vice-director of State Language Department
  • Miranda Tkheshelashvili – PhD, Scientific Secretary of Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature
  • Tatia Oboladze – International Project Manager, Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature
  • Atinat Mamatsashvili – Associated Professor of Ilia State University

 

Advisory committee:

  • Gaga Lomidze – Associated Professor of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Member of the board of Georgian Comparative Literature Association
  • Maka Elbakidze – Asocciated Professor of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Vice-director of the Institute of Georgian Literature
  • Guram Odisharia – Writer
  • Davit Magradze - Writer
  • Irakli Kenchoshvili – PhD, Honorable Member of Georgian Comparative Literature Association
  • Rostom Chkheidze – PhD, Head of the Department of Textology at the Institute of Georgian Literature
  • Bela Tsipuria – Professor of Ilia State University
  • Paata Chkheidze – Associated Professor of Ilia State University
  • Sandra L. Bermann - Cotsen Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University, AILC/ACLA President, Past President, American Comparative Literature Association
  • Marko Juvan – Professor at University of Ljubljana, Research Advisor and Head of the Institute of Slovenian Literature and Literary Studies
  • Jennifer Wallace – PhD, Harris Fellow and Director of Studies in English, Peterhouse, Cambridge University
  • Jessica Pressman – Associated professor of English and comparative literature at San Diego State University. Cofounded and Codirector of the Digital Humanities Initiative
  • Alexandre Stroev – Professor of French and Comparative literature at University of Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3
  • Elka Trayakova – Professor, Director of the Institute for Literature of Bulgarian Academy of Science
  • Rahilja Gheibullaeva – Professor at Baku Slavic University

 

 Irma Ratiani - the co-chair of the “comité de tri”/selection committee, responsible (along with the AILC/ICLA co-chair) for selection of the proposed panels and individual papers.

Important Dates:

Group session submission due:
31 August, 2021.
Acceptance of group sessions
announced by Chairs:
November 30, 2021.
Individual abstract
submission due:
31 December, 2021
Special session
submission due:
31 December, 2021
Acceptance announced
of individual papers
20 February, 2022
Registration deadline
June 1, 2022