Supported by the International Society of Applied Psycholinguistics and organized by Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, 11th World Congress of Applied Psycholinguistics opened on June 27. Since 1981 congress has been taking place in different countries of the world.
Darejan Tvaltvadze, an Acting Rector of Tbilisi State University and the deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Giorgi Sharvashidze opened the congress.
Among the participants of the congress are the President of the International Society of Applied Psycholinguistics from Brazil as well as the President of American Councils (USA), the President of the Federation of the Association of Modern Languages (UK), and the General Secretary (Australia). Also the students and scientists from worlds’ different universities are participating in the congress.
Similar event takes place once in 4 years in different countries and it is not common that such arrangement happens in Georgia. In scales of the congress, general assembly will be held and the new president and the presidium will be chosen for the upcoming 4 years.
Different workshops, master classes and the round table with PhD and young scientists are planned to happen meanwhile the congress. These will aid the inclusion of formerly mentioned in the interdisciplinary scientific researches. Congress is due to June 30.
“Very important event, hosted by Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in Georgia, is being organized. In scales of the congress various meetings, workshops and seminars will be held. Also master classes and open lectures will be organized and the participants, young scientists, researchers and students will have a chance to meet with the famous representatives of psycholinguistics from different countries” – Mentioned the Vice Minister of Education and Science, Giorgi Sharvashidze.