Tonight the Georgian-British singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Katie Melua shared her birthday evening with the most devoted fans of hers when she performed in Tbilisi, Georgia. Several thousands of Georgians of all age groups filled the entire Europe Square, Metekhi bridge, and nearby area to attend the performance of Katie and her band: Zurab Melua (guitarist), Joe Yoshida (drummer), Tim Harris (bassist), and Mark Edwards (pianist).
The radio presenter, Nino Machavariani, offered the first media support for the newly established Institute. She invited the President of the Georgian Association for American Studies, Professor Vasil Kacharava, and the founding director of the American and British Studies Institute, Professor Maia Nadareishvili, on her radio programme “Afternoon of Alma Mater” on Voice of Georgia (FM 107.9).
Professor Vasil Kacharava talked about the first steps in American Studies in Georgia, including founding the Center for American Studies at Tbilisi State University, which later grew into the Institute as it developed further.Read More
Professor Maia Nadareishvili established the American and British Studies Institute at Grigol Robakidze University on 20 June 2018. The founding board: President of Grigol Robakidze University, Professor Mamuka Tavkhelidze; Dean of School of Humanities and Social Studies, Professor Liana Koroshinadze; Head of Journalism and Mass Communication Program, Associate Professor Khatuna Kacharava; Doctor of International Journalism, Associate Professor Maia Nadareishvili, held the meeting. Read More
On 18 May 2018, the Georgian Association for American Studies and the Institute of American Studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University inspired and encouraged Professor Dr Maia Nadareishvili, who was introduced to and practised American Studies within Tbilisi State University starting in the 2000s, to found a new Institute for American Studies. The idea comes from Professor Vasil Kacharava, Head of the Institute of American Studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and President of the Georgian Association for American Studies.Read More