WiP: Stalin in Georgia Today, Tbilisi, Georgia, January 30 – Lasha Bakradze (GEO)

CRRC, American Councils and ARISC are proud to present the 1st talk of the Works-in-Progress Series for the Spring 2013 Season!
Lasha Bakradze

“Stalin in Georgia Today”
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 6:15pm

ISET/CRRC Georgia, Zandukeli St. 16, Tbilisi, GEORGIA 

The last Caucasus Barometer survey carried out by CRRC illustrates Georgians’ positive attitudes towards Stalin. Attitudes towards Stalin is more positive in Georgia than in Russia or other neighboring countries in the Caucasus.What are the reasons of this? Who is Stalin for Georgians today?Lasha Bakradze is Director of Literature Museum, Professor at Ilia State University, Germanist and Historian.
W-i-P is an ongoing academic discussion series based in Tbilisi, Georgia, that takes place at the International School of Economics (ISET) building (16 Zandukeli Street). 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.Would you like to present at one of the W-i-P sessions? Send an e-mail to natia@crrccenters.org.