SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
ILIA STATE UNIVERSITY

PHD in Linguistics, Full Professor

Vice Rector, Director of the Institute of Linguistic Studies





Nino Doborjginidze, PHD in Linguistics (1988), graduated the Department of Classical Philology of the Tbilisi State University in 1982. During 1996-2000 she was a fellow of EKD and KAAD-‘s Foundation at the Göttingen Academy of Sciences (the Institute of Patristic Studies); from 2000 through 2001 held Alexander von Humboldt International Scholarship and between 2002 and 2003, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation George Forster scholarship at the Gottingen Academy of Sciences for writing the monograph in the German language. In 2006 and from 2008 to 2012 she had joint scholarships of Gottingen Academy of Sciences and the Humboldt Foundation. At different times she was an invited researcher at several German universities and the historical archives of Propaganda Fide, Italy.

Scientific interests / research interests

History of Linguistic Ideas; Medieval Studies, Digital Humanities; Corpus Linguistics; Old Georgian Philology

Publications
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Books

Nino Doborjginidze, Die georgische Sprache im Mittelalter, 320 pp. (= Sprachen und Kulturen des christlichen Orients, Bd. 17), hrsg. v. Johannes den Heijer, Stephen Emmel, Martin Krause, Andrea Schmidt, 2009, Reichert-Verlag Wiesbaden (in German)

Nino Dioborjginidze, Language, Identity and historical concepts. An attempt to interpret sources of religious historiography. Nekeri-publishing,  Tbilisi, 2011 (in Georgian)

Nino Dioborjginidze, Linguistic-Hermeneutic meta-texts. Practical grammar and Hermeneutics in X-XIII century Georgian sources, Ilia State University publishing, Tbilisi 2012 (in Georgian)

Articles in scientific journals

Nino Doborjginidze, Einige Fragestellungen zur Herausbildung von Schriftsprachen im christlichen Osten am Beispiel des Georgischen, in: „Le Muséon“, Revue d’ Études Orientales, 121, Nr. 3-4 (2008), pp. 353-371, Louvain-La-Neuve

Nino Doborjginidze, Die Übersetzungen der Werke des Gregor von Nazianz und die Entwicklung der georgischen Begriffssprache, in: Corpus Christianorum, Series Graeca (CCCN, Corpus Nazianzemum) 121 (2010), pp. 291–334. Brepols.

Nino Doborjginidze, Zur textkritischen Methode georgischer Übersetzer aus Antiochia: Die Problematik von Einleitung, Text und Textempfänger, in: „Le Muséon“, Revue d’ Études Orientales, 124 Nr. 3-4, 2011, Louvain-La-Neuve

Nino Doborjginidze, Religious Inculturation and Problems of Social History of the Georgian Language, in:  Philalethes: Collected Studies Dedicated to the 135th Anniversary of Shalva Nutsubidze (1888–1969), 2014, Cornelia Horn and Basil Lourié (ed.), pp. 136-157, Leiden-Boston: Brill Publishers

Nino Doborjginidze, Le Missioni cattoliche di Georgia nel period di Russificazione, in: ROMA E I GEORGIANI (CULTURA Studium 109), pp. 212-231, 2017,  Roma: Studium Editioni

Nino Doborjginidze, Generic Concepts/Stereotypes of Medieval Georgian Historiography, in: H. Amirav, C. Hoogerwerf & I. Perczel (eds.), Christian Historiography Between Empires, 4th-8th Centuries (Late Antique History and Religion 18), 2017, Leuven: Peeters

Featured Online Publications:

Georgian Language Corpus: http://corpora.iliauni.edu.ge/

Epigraphic Corpus of Georgia http://epigraphy.iliauni.edu.ge/

Prosopographic database of the 20th century Georgia http://prosopography.iliauni.edu.ge/

Prosopographic database of the Society for the Spreading of Literacy among Georgians http://110.ge/www/socity/index.html

An extensive list of publications

Current Courses

Course Catalog

  • Introduction to the Georgian Philology (BA)
  • Old Georgian Language I, II, (MA)
  • Digital Epigraphy (MA)
  • Corpus of the Modern Georgian Language (MA)
  • Aspects of the Descriptive and Functional Grammar of the Georgian Language (MA)
  • Doctoral Seminar I, II (PHD)
  • Research Seminar I, II (PHD)
  • Introduction to the Georgian Philology (BA)
  • Old Georgian Language I, II, (MA)
  • Digital Epigraphy (MA)
  • Corpus of the Modern Georgian Language (MA)
  • Aspects of the Descriptive and Functional Grammar of the Georgian Language (MA)
  • Doctoral Seminar I, II (PHD)
  • Research Seminar I, II (PHD)