Konstantine Megrelidze and His Times. Understanding Early Soviet Epistemology.

Ilia State University
Tbilisi. October 1-2, 2014
10:00- 10:10 – Welcome and Introduction
Prof. Giga Zedania, Rector of Ilia State University.
10:10-10:40 – “Konstantin Megrelidze: Three Sources and Three Component Parts of His Theoretical Construction”.
Prof. Giga Zedania(Ilia State University)
10:40- 11:20 –”Megrelidze, Marr, and the problem of subjectivity”
Prof. Patrick Seriot. (University of Lausanne in Switzerland)
11:20- Coffee break
11:40-12:20 – “Концепция сознания в трудах Мегрелидзе” (The Conception of Consciousness in the Works of Megrelidze)
Janette Friedrich (University of Geneva)
12:20-13:00 – “Phenomenological and Marxist Theories of Meaning : Mapping
Their Encounters in the 1920s and 30s”
Patrick Flack. Karlova Univerzita v Praze (Charles University Prague)
13:00- Lunch
14:00-14:40 – “ K. Megrelidze’s hypotheses about the origin and propagation of
“ideas” in the light of contemporary social psychology:Practice and / or ideology “
Margarita Schoenenberger.( University of Lausanne in Switzerland)
14:40-15:20 –“ Megrelidze and the development of Soviet philosophical discourse
in the 1960s–1980s”
Eduard Nadtochiy. (University of Lausanne in Switzerland)
15:20-16:00 -“Linguistic Paleontology of Marr- Research Perspectives”
Prof. Giorgi Maisuradze. (Ilia State University)

October 2 (bus from hotel at 09:30)
10:00 -10:30 -“Kita Megrelidze Between Durkheimian School and Marxist
“Pragmatism”
Alexander Dmitriev (National Research University – Higher School of Economics ,
Moscow)
10:30-11:00 –“Causality and contingency: Megrelidze’s structural turn”
Elene Ladaria-(Université Toulouse – Jean Jaurès)
11:00-11:30 – “The Analyses of Consciousness in Konstantine Megrelidze’s
Philosophy “
Tengiz Tsimnaridze( Ilia State University)
11:30-Coffee break
12:00-12:30-“Labour and Alienation In Constantine Megrelidze’s Thought:
Transhistorical and Historical perspectives”
Ioseb Chauchidze( Ilia State University)
12:30-13:00 –“Megrelidze and Vigotsky: Marxist-Leninist Paradigms of Speech
and Thought”
Giga Bregvadze( Ilia State University)
13:00 -Lunch
14:00-14:30 –“ K. Megrelidze, N. Marr: An Attempt to Found a Theory of
Language upon the Marx’s Theory of Labour”
Giorgi Tadumadze(Ilia State University)
14:30-15:00- “The role of a labour and consciousness in the rupture of “first
humans” from nature”
Giorgi Chubinidze (Ilia State University)

Final Programme


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