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25. October 2017

From 24–25 October, Ilya State University hosted an international conference in Tbilisi dedicated to the 180th anniversary of the birth of Ilya Chavchavadze, the national poet of Georgia. Plenary speakers included David Ayers (Kent), Joep Leerssen (Amsterdam) and Marijan Dović (ZRC SAZU). In his lecture, Dović presented the results of his recent project on ‘National Poets and Cultural Saints of Europe’.