On November 21, 2022, the 9th lecture of the interdisciplinary course of Georgian studies - "Georgia at the Crossroads of Civilizations" - was held at the University of Bern, which was dedicated to the culture of monastic life in Georgia.
The lecture was led by the Vice Rector of the University of Fribourg, Prof. Dr. Franz Mali. He spoke about the first Georgian monasteries in Georgia and beyond, namely in Palestine and Antioch.
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to the Confederation of Switzerland, H. E. Revaz Lominadze, attended the lecture.
The interdisciplinary course is a joint unique project of the Embassy of Georgia to the Swiss Confederation, the Humanities Faculties of the Universities of Bern and Fribourg, within the framework of which Georgian and foreign Professors give lectures on Georgian history, culture, art, Georgian language and writing.
The next lecture will be held on Monday, November 28, at 2:15 p.m. at the University of Bern, Auditorium 023, at Unitobler, Lerchenweg 16, 3012 Bern. "The Translation Tradition of Georgia in the Middle Ages" will be the topic of the lecture, which will be conducted by Dr. Manana Topadze Gäumann, the lecturer of the Universities of Bern and Fribourg.