Wednesday | 24 February. 2016
WiP: Mass Graves of Victims of Soviet Repressions of 1921-1953 in Tbilisi, February 24 - Irakli Khvadagiani
CRRC-Georgia, ARISC and American Councils present the 6th talk of the Spring 2016 Works-in-Progress season:

"Mass Graves of Victims of Soviet Repressions of 1921-1953 in Tbilisi"
Irakli Khvadagiani, SOVLAB and Ilia State University

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 6:30pm

1 Ramaz Chkhikvadze Str. (Former 5 Chavchavadze Ave.)
Entrance III-IV, First Floor
0179 Tbilisi, Georgia

From 2005-2009 Irakli Khvadagiani was a student of Tbilisi State University on the Faculty of Social and Political Studies specializing in journalism. Since 2010 he has been studying on the Faculty of Doctoral and Master’s Programs at Ilia State University specializing in the Caucasus in European and Global Context. The spheres of his interests are: the latest history of the Caucasus, the 1920s; the Georgian Democratic Republic of 1918-21; the history of Caucasian emigration. In the future he plans to research the history of Georgian anti-Soviet movement and Georgian emigration in the 1920s.

Irakli Khvadagiani joined the activities of SOVLAB during Soviet Past Research Laboratory project “Red Terror Topography” and has since taken active part in the research process. Since 2011 he has been member of board of Soviet Past Research Laboratory.

W-i-P is an ongoing academic discussion series based in Tbilisi, Georgia. It is co-organized by the Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC), the American Councils for International Education (ACTR/ACCELS), and the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC). All of the talks are free and open to the public.

The purpose of the W-i-P series is to provide support and productive criticism to those researching and developing academic projects pertaining the Caucasus region.

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