The 100th Anniversary of Academician Giorgi Melikishvili
On 27 March, 2019 a jubilee session dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of academician Giorgi Melikishvili, an outstanding Georgian scholar, teacher and public figure, was held at the Georgian National Academy of Sciences. The session was attended by Academy members, invited guests and public representatives. Professor Levan Gordeziani presented the report “Academician Giorgi Melikishvili’s life and work”. The speakers marked Giorgi Melikishvili’s great contribution to Georgian historiography. His fundamental works created a new stage in the field of history and philology of the Old East in Urartology.
On the occasion of the anniversary date, the Georgian National Academy of Sciences and the Korneli Kekelidze National Center of Manuscripts issued a new book “Giorgi Melikishvili 100 – memoir sketches, historical essays, thoughts, articles in the periodical press, correspondence with Georgian and foreign scientists”.