Nana Kvirkvelia

 

 


Education:

Since October 2010 - PhD student, Program of Human Geography. Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

2005-2007 - Master. Economic Geography and Land Management. Social and Political Sciences. Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

2001-2005 - Bachelor. Social - Economic and Political Geography. Faculty of Geography - Geology. Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

 

Work Experience:

2009 - present - TSU Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography. Researcher.

2008-2010 - Teacher of geography. Ltd School-Lyceum "Tamarioni".

2006 - Intern, Land Management Service of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia.

2005-2008 - Teacher of Geography, Georgian multi-profile school "Opiza".

2004-2006 - Teacher of Geography, Georgian College "Lashari".

 

Field internships and expeditions:

2009. 27.02-08.03 – Iran, Isfahan- Fereidan, Tehran, Persian Gulf.

2008. 01-08.08 – Imereti - Guria – Coastal area.

2007. 01-06.06 - Turkey, Tao - Klarjeti.

2008. 26-29.07.08 - Svaneti, Khevsureti, Zemo Adjara.

2006. 06-07.05 - Hereti.

2004.18.07-03.08 - Ukana Pshavi - Tusheti complex geographical expedition.

2003.20-27.07 - Geographical expedition to the mountainous region of Samegrelo.

2003.1-7.08 - Racha, Martkopi complex geographical expedition.

2002.10-20.07 - Kazbegi complex geographical expedition.

2001-2011 - Various short-term field trips.

 

Research Grants:

2012 - Participant of the Grant Project "Institutional strengthening in Georgia for natural disaster risk reduction", funded by the Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN), Faculty of Geo-information and Earth Sciences of Twente University (ITC), Central and Eastern Europe Social Transformation Program of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MATRA).

2009-2010 - Grant Project "- Scientific-Popular Lectures for Public Schools - 2008-2009-2010". Participant, Assistant. Co-financing by Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation.

 

Scientific Conferences:

2010.02.06 - Popularization of science in schools of Georgia (geography case study). Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography.

2009.01.04 - Tourism development trends of Tusheti. Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography.

2007.01.05 - General geographical peculiarities of Hereti. TSU, Scientific Conference.

2005.18.12 - Tusheti contemporary social - economic conditions. Scientific Conference of Al. Javakhishvili Geographical Society.

2004.03.06 - Tourism development trends in Racha. TSUER, Republican Scientific Conference.

2004.19.12 - Characterization of the modern economy of Samegrelo. Scientific Conference of Al. Javakhishvili Geographical Society.

2003.28.04 - Public environmental consciousness of Chiatura region. TSU, Scientific Conference.

2003.26.06 - Modern social and economic conditions of Khevi. International Conference of Soros.

2002.15.05 - Economic-geographical characterization of southern Georgia’s upland. Scientific Conference of Al. Javakhishvili Geographical Society.

 

Scientific papers:

2010 - Formation of the modern internal and external factors of the administrative and territorial structure of Georgia. Proceedings of the 2nd International Geography Symposium on Mediterranean Environment-GEOMED2010, Kemer, Antalya, Turkey, 2-5 June.

2008 - Social - economic problems of Tusheti. Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Collected Papers, New Series N 2 (81). International Conference on: “Pressing Problems of Geography of Mountainous Regions”.

2007 - General geographical peculiarities of Hereti. TSU, Scientific Society of Students and Young Scientists, Conference Proceedings.

2005 -Social - economic conditions of Tusheti. STU. Sukhumi Branch, Proceedings of the 3rd Study - Methodological Research Conference.

 

Awards:

2005 - President’s Fellowship.

 

Contact Information:

nana.kvirkvelia@tsu.ge

nana_kvirkvelia@yahoo.com