Darejan Tvaltvadze


Acting Rector of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
Darejan Tvaltvadze

Date of Birth: 20.05.1958.

Academic position:
Professor of the Faculty of Humanities at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Education:

1976-1980 – The Faculty of Philology at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Scientific/Academic Degree: Doctor of Philology

Work experience:
2016 IV - 2016 IX -Acting Rector of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
2015 – 2016 – Deputy Rector of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
2012 – up to present - Professor of the Faculty of Humanities at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University; Head of the Department of Old Georgian Language and Textological Studies at the Educational-Scientific Institute of the Georgian Language
2010-2015 - Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
2006 – 2010 – Acting Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
2006 – 2012 – Associate Professor of the Faculty of Humanities at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
2004 – 2006 – Docent of the Department of Old Georgian Language of the Faculty of Philology at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
2006 – A member of the Quality Assurance Committee of the Faculty of Humanities at Tbilisi State University
2005 – Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Philology at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
1988 – 2004 – The Faculty of Philology at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University; a scientific-worker of “Orioni” (a scientific-research laboratory studying Georgian manuscripts) at the Department of Old Georgian Language at TSU
1982 - 1988 – The Faculty of Philology at Tbilisi State University; A senior laboratory assistant of “Orioni” (a scientific-research laboratory studying Georgian manuscripts) at the Department of Old Georgian Language at Tbilisi State University.

Major research directions:    

The Georgian language; the old Georgian language and the old Georgian translations of the Middle Ages; the history of the Georgian literary language; the Georgian paleography; codicology; textology; the issues of the language and text of Georgian translations of the New Testament; Byzantine-Georgian relations.

Membership of Professional Associations and Editorial Boards:

Darejan Tvaltvadze is a member of a number of professional associations and editorial boards, particularly: a member of the International Association of Patristic Studies; a founding member of Giorgi Akhvlediani Society for the History of Linguistics and International Association for the Promotion of Kartvelian Studies; a founding member of Athens Humanities Network; a member of the editorial board of the scientific journal “Studies in the Humanities - Tselitsdeuli” (the Faculty of Humanities at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University); a member of the editorial board of an electronic bilingual scholarly peer-reviewed journal “SPEKALI” of the Faculty of Humanities at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University; a member of the editorial board of the journal “Issues of Linguistics”; a member of the editorial council of the Georgian Multilingual Association journal “HOMO LOQUENS”; a member of the editorial board of a scientific journal “Culture &Philosophy” and editor of the Collection of Scientific Works of the Institute of the Georgian Language at TSU.    
Darejan Tvaltvadze is the author of 1 monograph, 5 textbooks, up to 70 scientific works; moreover, she was involved in a lot of international and local scientific and educational grants, projects and programs.