Vladimer Papava

Tbilisi State University to select new rector on April 20

By | April 5th, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Tbilisi State University (TSU) has scheduled the selection of a new rector for April 20. Vladimer Papava resigned as rector after a student rebellion and a nearly week-long sit-in. The TSU’s academic council decided on Monday that the […]

TSU rector resigns after weeks of protests

By | March 31st, 2016|Categories: Youth|Tags: , |

Vladimer Papava. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Vladimer Papava, the rector of Tbilisi State University (TSU), resigned Wednesday, but denied that he had done so because of pressure. “A lot of things influenced this decision. Their hunger strike and your demands, but many other things,” Vladimer Papava said. […]

Tbilisi State University initiates impeachment procedures

By | March 18th, 2016|Categories: Youth|Tags: , |

TSU Rector Vladimer Papava. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The academic council at Tbilisi State University (TSU) has started impeachment procedures against the rector after a meeting with members of the student’s union (Tvitmmartveloba). Classes were resumed Friday at TSU after more than a week of conflict […]

Student conflict escalates as rector refuses to resign

By | March 15th, 2016|Categories: Youth|Tags: , |

TSU Rector Vladimer Papava. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–On the fifth day of protests, two opposing student groups continue to occupy a building at Tbilisi State University. Both groups grew increasingly frustrated with a decision by police not to allow anyone to enter the building except accredited journalists. […]

The Georgian model of libertarianism and its applicability to Ukraine

By | September 29th, 2014|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |

Vladimer Papava is Professor of Tbilisi State University. Ukraine has garnered the world’s attention as a country facing a myriad of complex challenges, among which economic problems play a significant role.  The corruption-stricken government of Ukraine is reminiscent of Georgia in the beginning of the 21st century, […]

TSU elects former economy minister as new rector

By | August 16th, 2013|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , |

Newly elected TSU rector Vladimer Papava (left) and his predecessor Aleksandre Kvitashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Vladimer Papava, an economics professor who was economy minister during President Shevardnadze in the 1990s, has been elected as rector of Tbilisi State University. Papava was supported by ten of the board’s 12 members, the remaining two voted for Irma […]