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Dr. Levan Z. Urushadze

(Curriculum Vitae)



CONTACT DETAILS:

HOME:
Tskneti Road 22, Flat 2a
Tbilisi 0162
Republic of Georgia.
Tel.: +995 322 294136
Mob.: +995 5 93 915237

OFFICE:
Georgian National Museum (GNM)
The Museum of the Soviet Occupation
Shota Rustaveli Ave. 3
Tbilisi 0105
Republic of Georgia
Tel.: +995 322 998022

urushadze_levan@yahoo.com

levan_urushadze@hotmail.com



DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: February 7, 1964, Tbilisi (Capital of the Republic of Georgia).

NATIONALITY: Georgian.

AREA OF INTEREST:

History of Georgia and the Caucasus of the XVI-XX centuries, Source Studies of the history of Georgia and the Caucasus, history of the Intercultural Relations of the Caucasian Nations, history of the National-Liberation Movement of Georgia of 1801-1917 and 1921-1991, history of the Georgian Political Emigration, the Rights of Scholars, Geopolitics of Georgia and the Caucasus, the Rights of the Nations, journalistic (publicistic).

CURRENT APPOINTMENTS:

November 15, 2006 - Present - Senior Research Fellow of the Georgian National Museum - Scientific Co-ordinator of the Museum of the Soviet Occupation (Tbilisi).

November 2, 2012 - Present - Chairman of the Public Movement "Georgia for Human Rights and Democracy" (GHRD. Tbilisi).

PAST APPOINTMENTS:

1981-1986 - Student of the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the Tbilisi State University (TSU).
1986-1989 - Post-Graduate Student of the Javakhishvili Institute of History and Ethnology, Tbilisi.
1989-1995 - Research Fellow of the Javakhishvili Institute of History and Ethnology, Tbilisi.
1991-1995 - Co-founder and Own Correspondent of the Independent Newspaper "Tavisupali Sakartvelo" ("Free Georgia"), Tbilisi.
1991 - Political Reviewer of the Radio-station "Tavisupali Sakartvelo" (Tbilisi).
1991-1997 - Member of the Governing Board and Press-Secretary of the Georgian Helsinki Union (GHU).
1995-2003 - Editor-in-Chief of the Independent Information-Analytical Bulletin "Adamianis Uplebebi" ("Human Rights"), Tbilisi. In 1998 "Adamianis Uplebebi" was officially nominated by the Netherlands Helsinki Union (NHU) to the Conrad N. Hilton International Humanitarian Prize.
1993-1997 - Head of the Tbilisi Working Group of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR-IGFM).
1997-2000 - President of the Georgian National Section of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR-IGFM).
1997-2001 - Executive Secretary of the Tbilisi Working Group of the Netherlands Helsinki Union (NHU).
1998-2000 - Executive Secretary of the Georgian National Section of Euroscience (European Association for the Promotion of Science and Technology), Tbilisi.
1998-2004 - Chairman of the International Association "CAUCASUS: Ethnic Relations, Human Rights, Geopolitics" (IACERHRG), Tbilisi.
2000-2006 - Chairman of the Georgian National Section of Euroscience (ESGNS).
2004-2006 - Senior Research Fellow of the Javakhishvili Institute of History and Ethnology, Tbilisi.
2005-2008 - Humanitarian Ambassador of the Regency of Lomar in Georgia.
2008-2009 - Member of the Council - Head of the Department of the Humanities of the Georgian National Section of Euroscience.

EDUCATION:

1986 - M.Sc. in History (Department of Oriental Studies of the Tbilisi State University, Diploma with Honours).
1990 - Ph.D. in History (The Javakhishvili Institute of History and Ethnology, Tbilisi).
2006 - Doctor of Historical Sciences (Full Doctor, The Javakhishvili Institute of History and Ethnology).



MEMBERSHIP:

Dr. Urushadze is a Fellow of the:
World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS, USA),
Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (RAS);

A Professional Member of the:
Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ);

A Member of the:
Georgian Ekvtime Takaishvili Society of History and Ethnography,
"History under Debate" International Network (HuD, Spain),
Fulbright Academy of Science & Technology (FAST, USA),
International Advisory Board of the Free World Academy (FWA, France),
Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational and Transparty (Italy),
Advisory Board of the "Dictionary of Georgian National Biography" (DGNB),
Euroscience (A European Association for the Promotion of Science and Technology, France),
World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET, USA-Malaysia),
Editorial Board on Humanities and Social Sciences of WASET,
European Network in Universal and Global History (ENIUGH, Germany),
International Advisory Board of the American School of Genealogy, Heraldry and Documentary Sciences (USA),
International Commission of History of International Relations (CHIR, Italy),
Society of Assyriologists, Bibliologists and Caucasiologists (SABC, Georgia), etc.





Dr. Urushadze is a Founder (March, 1998) of the Georgian National Section of Euroscience (ESGNS). He is also Co-Founder of the Museum of the Soviet Occupation of the Georgian National Museum (May 26, 2006) and Founder (November 2, 2012) of the Public Movement "Georgia for Human Rights and Democracy" (GHRD).

Dr. Urushadze is a Nobleman (Aznauri) and descendant of David II Bagrationi, King of Imereti (Western Georgia) in 1784-1790.

HONOURS AND AWARDS:

Grant of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (1997). Dr. Urushadze is listed in: the "Marquis Who's Who in the World" (USA, 1999) and the Biographical Dictionary "2000 Distinguished Intellectuals of the XXI Century" (The American Biographical Institute, 2009).

LANGUAGES:

Georgian (native, fluent), Russian (fluent), German (good), English (writing, reading), Turkish (writing, reading).



PUBLICATIONS:

About 140 scientific-research works, among them 9 monographs.

SOME MAIN SCIENTIFIC WORKS:

1) Bolshevism-Menshevism and the Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921). Edited by Prof. Dr. Ushangi Sidamonidze, Tbilisi, Publishing house "Ganatleba", 1991, 52 pp. (In Georgian); 2nd edition - Publishing House "Ena da Kultura", Tbilisi, 2005 (with English summary), 47 pp., ISBN 99940-23-56-X;

2) The problems of the history of Georgia in the 20th century Turkish historiography. Edited by Prof. Dr. Giuli Alasania, Tbilisi, Publishing House "Metsniereba", 1994, 215 pp. (In Georgian, Summary in English), ISBN 5-520-01317-9;

3) Europe and the Georgian Political Emigration, edited by Prof. Dr. Giuli Alasania, Publishing House "Ena da Kultura", Tbilisi, 2005, 95 pp. (In Georgian, English summary), ISBN 99940-23-20-8;

4) The notion of a Nation and some questions of the Self-determination of the Nations (Peoples), edited by Prof. Dr. Giuli Alasania, Publishing House "Ena da Kultura", Tbilisi, 2005, 40 pp. (In Georgian, English summary), ISBN 99940-23-50-0.

5) Some Questions of the History of Georgia and the Caucasus in the Georgian Emigrant Literature, edited by Prof. Dr. Giuli Alasania, Publishing House "Ena da Kultura", Tbilisi, 2005, 115 pp. (In Georgian, English summary), ISBN 99940-23-92-6.

6) On history of the Georgian patriotic political organization "Tetri Giorgi".- J. "Amirani", XXI, Montreal-Tbilisi, 2009, ISSN 1512-0449, pp. 166-205 (In Georgian, English summary).

7) For the History of Georgian-Ossetian Cultural and Scientific Relations (Makharbek Tuganov and Georgia), edited by Prof. Giuli Alasania. Publishing House "Universali", Tbilisi, 2009, 63 pp. (In Georgian and English), ISBN 978-9941-12-879-0.

8) How history should not be written. Edited by Prof. Dodona Kiziria. Publishing House "Universali", Tbilisi, 2011, 123 pp. (In Georgian, English summary), ISBN 978-9941-17-251-9.

9) For the Biography of General Konstantine (Kote) Abkhazi. - "Bulletin of the Georgian National Museum. Seeries of Social Sciences", N 3 (47-B), Tbilisi, 2012, pp. 207-226 (In Georgian, English summary).

10) The Immortal Soul (Professor Mikhako Tsereteli). Edited by Dr. Maia Tsereteli. Publishing House "Artanuji", Tbilisi, 2012, 258 pp. (In Georgian).

Dr. Urushadze is author of more than 300 journalistic papers also.

L I N K S:

The World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS)
The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (RAS)
Fulbright Academy of Science & Technology (FAST)
The Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ)
Georgian National Museum
The Public Movement "Georgia for Human Rights and Democracy" (GHRD)
Euroscience
The Museum of the Soviet Occupation
Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational and Transparty
The "Wall Street Journal" about the Museum of the Soviet Occupation
The "History under Debate" Network (HuD)
Dictionary of Georgian National Biography (DGNB)
Society of Assyriologists, Bibliologists and Caucasiologists (SABC)
European Network in Universal and Global History (ENIUGH)
Commission of History of International Relations (CHIR)
Free World Academy (FWA)
WASET (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology)

ELECTRONIC ARTICLES:

KARTULI IDEA - THE GEORGIAN IDEA (About the History of the National-Liberation Movement of Georgia)
THE BAGRATIONI ROYAL DYNASTY OF GEORGIA
The questions of history of Georgia in the Georgian Emigrant Literature
President Zviad K. Gamsakhurdia (1939-1993)
Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921)
Peculiarities of the Stalinist totalitarism in Georgia of 1921-1953 (in Russian)