SCHOOL OF BUSINESS,
TECNOLOGY AND EDUCATION
ILIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Faculty of Business, Technology and Education, Assitant Professor





Tamar Tolordava graduated from Ilia State University, School of Arts and Science (BA) in 2011. In 2015 she was awarded a master’s degree in Soviet Studies from Ilia State University. In 2013, she obtained Erasmus Mundus Alrakis 2 scholarship and studied at Tallinn University in Tallinn, Estonia. In 2019 received a scholarship from the International Education Center and continued her studies at the University of Glasgow, in 2020 was awarded a degree of Master of Science in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (the title of dissertation “Transformation of Civil Society in Georgia – From ‘NGO-zation’ to Civic Activism”). Since 2014 Tamar has worked at Ilia State University as a researcher and research coordinator. In 2015-2019 she was invited lecturer at the School of Arts and Science

Scientific interests / research interests

Soviet and Post-Soviet History and Politics; Georgian Political Elite; Civil Society and Social Movements in Georgia; Political and Social Affairs of Contemporary Russia.

  • Featured publications

Tolkachev, Dmitrii and Tolordava, Tamar. 2020. Shared Past, Different Future? Russian and Georgian Authorities’ Discourse Concerning Homosexuality, Sexuality & Culture 24 (April): 447-464. DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-019-09688-2

 

  • Books

Tolordava, Tamar. ed. 2017. From Revolution to Social Movements? The Dynamics of Protest in Georgia in the 21st Century, Tbilisi: Ilia State University (in Georgian).

  • Articles in magazines
  • Articles in newspapers
  • An extensive list of publications

Tamar Tolordava, “Struggle for 17th of May – How Counter-Demonstrators “Stole” IDAHOT Day,” in From Revolution to Social Movements? The Dynamics of Protest in Georgia in the 21st Century, ed. Tamar Tolordava (Tbilisi: Ilia State University, 2017) 50-85 (in Georgian).

Matiashvili, Mariam and Tolordava, Tamar. 2016. Batumi and Kutaisi – Agents of Georgia’s Modernization. Reconstructions of History no.2, Tbilisi: Ilia State University, 6-24 (in Georgian).

Current Courses

Course Catalog

Introduction to Modern Thought (2017-2019) BA level,  English Language Programme

Introduction to Modern Thought (2014-2019) BA level , Georgian Language Programme