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Professor Elguja Khintibidze (Tbilisi State University) and Dr. Henry Sanford – Britain-Georgia Connection through Personalities & Arts; Rustaveli and Shakespeare

27 November 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm GMT

This event will explore the Britain-Georgia Connection through two talks. The first, on the theme of Personalities & Arts, will consist of a talk on the British-Georgian actress Gayane Mickeladze by Dr. Henry Sanford (her nephew). The talk will include her family history in Georgia, including stories of their friendship with Sir Oliver Wardrop (British Commissioner in Georgia), her childhood in Crimea, escape from the communists to England via Constantinople, and her life as an actress in London.

The second talk will be by Prof Elguja Khintibidze, who will present his book on the links between Rustaveli and Shakespeare.

To download a pdf of the programme please click here.


27 November 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm GMT
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Matty Bradley


Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Theatre
14 Stephenson Way
London,NW1 2HDUnited Kingdom
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