Georgia


The Socialist Delegation to Georgia

Presentation to the International Scientific Forum: “Remembering the Georgian Democratic Republic 100 Years On: A Model for Europe” – Tbilisi – June 2018 There was a time when I would not have had to explain…


La forgesita revolucio de Kartvelujo

Mia prelego je la Londona Esperanto-Klubo – 8 junio 2018.   Bonan vesperon. Unue, dankon pro la invito. Mi ĝojas paroli ĉi tie, je via klubo. Mi volas danki Renato Corsetti, mian instruiston, por organizi la…


Georgia and the West: Myths and Reality

The following is the text of a talk I gave yesterday (19.5.18) at an event at the home of Sir Oliver Wardrop, the first British high commissioner for the Transcaucasus, to mark the 100th anniversary…



Remembering the first Georgian republic

This is the talk I gave on Thursday, 14 September 2017 at Prospero’s Bookshop in Tbilisi. I want to start by thanking Peter Nasmyth and Prospero’s Books for hosting us this evening. I also want…


Irakli Petriashvili addressing the GTUC congress.

Trade union independence and the Georgian republic

Presentation to the Georgian Trade Union Confederation’s congress, Tbilisi – 15 September 2017 I want to begin by thanking the Georgian Trade Union Confederation and your president, Irakli Petriashvili, for inviting me to speak at…