Editorial visits - Georgia

29-31 May 2014, during Tbilisi Book Fair


Friday, 30 May 2014
10:00   Official launch of the Literary Forum & Dialogue. Welcome speech of the Deputy Minister of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia Mr. Alexander Margishvili
10:30   Ketevan Kiguradze: Publishing and Bookselling in Georgia, GPBA, Georgia
10:50    Diyana Yosifova: Translations from Georgian since 1991: state of affairs. A summary of studies on translations from Georgian into seven European languages, Next Page Foundation, Bulgaria
  Pierre Astier: There is no bibliodiversity without linguodiversity, Astier-Pécher Literary & Film Agency, France
11:30   Rachel Gratzfeld: Agenting and Promoting Georgian Authors, Literary Agent for Georgian Literature, Switzerland
  Sonja Matheson: Quality in Children's Literature, Baobab Books, Switzerland
13:00   Coffee break   
14:00   Ádám Berta: Translated World Literature on the Hungarian Book Market, Európa Könyvkiadó, Hungary
14:20   Isabel Kupski: Publishing Books in Translation of Small Countries, Fischer Verlag, Germany
  Maya Kiasashvili: Art or Craft?, Translator, Georgia
15:00   Gilles Carasso, Stephan Wackwitz, Zaza Purtseladze: Literary Translation and Publishing Projects by French Institute, Goethe Institute and British Council, Georgia
  Medea Metreveli: National Program of Promotion of Georgian Literature, Georgian National Book Centre, Georgia
  Christopher MacLehose, Alexandra Büchler: Hunting the "Knight in the Panther's Skin", MacLehose Press, LAF, UK
16:10   Discussion
17:00   Closing Ceremony

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