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Giorgi Masalkini 15 December 1961 Address: 78, 26 Maisi Str., apt.

16, Batumi, 6010, Georgia Mob: 995 77 74 74 91; 995 222 7 01 55 giorgimasalkin@yahoo.com Education: 1984-1988, Lugansk State Pedagogical Institute, Postgraduate Studies, Ukraine 1979-1984, Rostov-on-Don State University, Faculty of Philosophy, Russia Working Experience: 1996 Present-Shota Rustaveli State University, Department of Philosophy, Associate Professor 2004 2008 - Member of the Supreme Council of the Adjara Autonomous Republic, Committee of Culture and Education 2004 2008 - Member of the Congress of the Local and Regional Authorities, Council of Europe, Committee of Culture and Education 1991 1996 - Member of the Supreme Council of the Adjara Autonomous Republic 1984 2005 - Academy of Science, Berdzenisvili Batumi Scientific-Research Institute Department of Economic and Sociological Studies, Senior Researcher. Additional Working Experience: 2003 2006, Visiting Scholar, New School, New York, Faculty Development Fellowship Program. 2005 Adjara Television, Author and Leader of the Program Night Cinema-Club 1999 2001 Open Society Georgia Foundation, Expert in Higher Education Programs Language Skills: Georgian, Russian native English - fluent

Trainings, Conferences, Meetings: 2011, 01.08 07. 08, Tallinn University, Estonia, participation in the development project Supporting the improvement of the quality of teaching at the social faculties of Tbilisi and Batumi Universities, TEMPUS project; 2011, 3-4 June, Reporter: Georgia, Returning to History, Philosophical Reflection, Scientific Conference, Javakhishvili State University, Shota Rustaveli State University, Batumi; Open Society Foundations Scholarship programs. Faculty Development Fellowship Program 2012. May 26-27, 2011, Almaty Kazakhstan. Final Selection Committee, Interviewer. 2011, 2-16 April, TEMPUS project Higher Education System Development for Social Partnership Improvement and Humanity Sciences Competitiveness (159338 TEMPUS1-2009-1-LV-TEMPUS-SMHES), HESDeSPI Intensive Training Course on Higher Education, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, Certificate of Attendance; 2011, 25 March, Reporter: The Simulative Creativity of the Postmodern Epoch (Instance of Georgia)//Thinking in the Global Transforming Epoch, Conference, Grigol Robakidze University, Tbilisi; 2010, 14 December, Reporter, Concerning Mamardashvilis Famous Expression, International Scientific Conference Grigol Robakidze University, Tbilisi; 2010, 21-23 October, Expert, Reporter; Public Discussions Educational Reform and Accessibility of the Qualitative Education: New Challenges and Prospects for the Refuges, Gori Tskaltubo Zugdidi, Georgia, Heinrich Boll Stiftung; 2010, 1-3 July, Reporter; Orthodox -Byzantine Tradition and the Cultural Dependence of the Perception of the Democratic Institutions//International Conference Innovative Aspects of the Cultural, Historical, Anthropological, Literary and Linguistic Studies, Batumi; 2010, 28-29 June, Expert, Reporter, Program Cross-Border Cooperation, GeorgiaArmenia, Training for Trainers, Tbilisi, VNG NALAG; 2010, 7-9 May, Reporter Civilization Dialogue//International Conference Exhibition Batumi-Spring -2010; as the Will towards

2009, 5-8 July, Reporter, Working Meeting of the South Caucasian Civil Activists and Historians, Tsaxhkadzor, Armenia; 2009, 2930 May, Reporter, Humanitarian Sciences and the Problem of Dialog in

Modern Informative Society//International Conference Humanitarian Society in Informative Society, Shota Rustaveli State University, Batumi; 2008, October - Regions with Legislative Power, meeting of the working group of the Council of Europe, Paris, France; 2008, September International Conference Black Sea Euro-region, Council of Europe, Varna, Bulgaria; 2008, April International Seminar on the Regionalization, Council of Europe, Yalta, Ukraine; 2008, March, Reporter, The working meeting The Forming of the Black Sea Euro region, Strasbourg, France; 2007, November - Regions with Legislative Power, meeting of the working group of the Council of Europe, Barcelona, Spain; 2007, November, Reporter, International Debate Round Table The Changes in the Organization on Societies: the Lessons, Challenges, Perspectives, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan,; 2007, October, International Symposium The Legacy and Modernity, Council of Europe, Committee of Culture and Education, Innsbruck, Austria; 2007, March, Reporter, Symposium Religion and Spirituality in History and Nowadays in Cinema of the Central and Eastern Europe, Wiesbaden, Germany; Articles: Concerning Mamardashvilis Famous Expression//The Materials of the International Scientific Conference, Grigol Robakidze University, Tbilisi; 2010, 14 December, p. 119-130; South Caucasus: Cacophony or Polyphony?//South Caucasus: Problems and Prospects of Regional Cooperation, Scientific Research, Ilia University, Institute of Politology, Shota Rustaveli State University, Tbilisi-Batumi, 2010; p. 32-34; Intellectual Versus University Professor//The Third International Conference Education and Development, Gori, Georgia, 2010; p. 471-475;

The Comparative Analysis of the Peculiarities of the Georgian and Russian Societies. On the Necessity of the Creating the New, Complex Model of Modernization, The Ministry of Education of Georgia, Shota Rustaveli State University, Philology, History, Art Criticism, Philosophy, Works XIII, Batumi, 2009; p. 399-412; The Socio-Cultural Differences of the Historical and Post-historical Societies//Society. Transformation of the Knowledge. Philosophy, Materials of the Conference Legal Dilemmas of the Secularism and the Post Secular Society, Grigol Robakidze University, Tbilisi, 2009; p. 21-27; The Revolt of the Masses in the Context of Globalization// Philosophy of Life. Problems and Perspectives. Philosophy, Sociology, Media Theory, Volume 3, Tbilisi, Nekeri, 2009; p. 29-36; Christians and Moslems in the Georgian Cinema, From the Symposium Religion and Spirituality in History and Nowadays in Cinema of the Central and Eastern Europe, Wiesbaden, Germany, in Kinovedcheskie zapiski, Moscow, 2007, 83; p. 169-185; Byzantine Orthodox Legacy and the Traditional Way of Life Versus Modern Words Challenges//Philosophy, Sociology, Politology, Materials of the Conference God, State and Man, Grigol Robakidze University, Tbilisi, 2007; p. 31-36 Effectiveness or Justice. Democratic Dilemmas of Georgia//Philosophy, Sociology, Politology, Materials of the Conference Federalist and the Forms of the Political Governing, Grigol Robakidze University, Tbilisi, 2007; p. 18-25; Revolutions of Roses in Georgia and their Influences on External Orientations in South Caucasus, Materials of the International Conference Integration into the International Organizations as a Guarantee of Conflict Peaceful Resolution in South Caucasus, Yerevan, 2005; p. 69-83; Consideration on the Nature of South Caucasus Drama. Is Dialogue Possible in the South Caucasus? // The Conflict Transformation and the Peace Building in the Caucasus, Yerevan, 2004; p. 42-54; Certificates: Foundation Institute of Education. Award of Certification, Head Trainer, Tbilisi, 2007;

Open Society Institute Network Scholarship Programs, FDFP at New School University, spring semesters 2003-2004, and 2006; The International Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking (RWCT) Program. Certificate of Participation 2004; Scientific/Academic Grant Projects: 2010-2011 EU TEMPUS Advancing the Three Cycle System in Social Work Education in Six European Countries Project (144562 TEMPUS -2008 UK JPCR), Expert, Trainer; 2010-2012 TEMPUS, HELDESPI (159338-TEMPUS-1-2000-1-LV-TEMPUSSMHES), Trainer Specialist; Other professional, scientific activity: 2011, 25-26 May, Faculty Development Fellowship Program (FDFP), Open Society Foundation - New-York, Open Society Institutes Scholarship programs, Member of the Final Selection Committee, Almaty, Kazakhstan; 2010, 24 May 6 June, Faculty Development Fellowship Program (FDFP), Open Society Foundation - New-York, Open Society Institutes Scholarship programs, Member of the Final Selection Committee, Ulan-Bator, Mongolia Almaty, Kazakhstan 2007, 19-20 July, Global Supplementary Grant Program, (GSGP), Open Society Foundation - New-York, Open Society Institutes Scholarship programs, Member of the Final Selection Committee, Belgrade, Serbia; 2007, 4-5 June, Faculty Development Fellowship Program (FDFP), Open Society Foundation - New-York, Open Society Institutes Scholarship programs, Member of the Final Selection Committee, Almaty, Kazakhstan; 2006, 2425 August, Global Supplementary Grant Program, (GSGP), Open Society Foundation - New-York, Open Society Institutes Scholarship programs, Member of the Final Selection Committee, Belgrade, Serbia; 2006, 1-7 June, Faculty Development Fellowship Program (FDFP), Open Society Foundation - New-York, Open Society Institutes Scholarship programs, Member of the Final Selection Committee, Almaty, Kazakhstan; Since 2010 Member of the Shota Rustaveli State University Council.