East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) supports the
development of contemporary performing arts (dance and theatre)
in 18 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

VI International Research Conference for MA and PHD Students - “Arts Science, Practice, Management”


Arts Research Institute of Ilia State University /Georgia/ in cooperation with Stichting Caucasus Foundation /NL/ and ELIA European League of Institutes of the Arts invite you to take part in VI International Scientific Conference for MA and PH.D students from the fields of Arts Sciences and Arts Practice, Cultural management, Policy and Cultural Tourism.

Conference will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia, between May 7-9, 2015.

The conference aims to link young academics and practitioners, arts scientists and researchers; stimulate cooperation and exchange between high arts education institutions from different countries; stimulate different art forms; promote new skills and best practices trough practice and research, publications, public discussions and presentations.

The presentation must be 10-12 minutes long. Participants must send a summary of a presentation /150-200 words in English/ in advance.

The deadline for presentation proposals is March 27th, 2015.

Deadline for full presentations (full papers) is April 18th, 2015.

Selected participants will receive official invitations.

Best presentations will be published in an international research review, which will be published online by Ilia State University.

Number of presentations is limited. 


Conference includes the following fields:

Theatre, Film, Music, Art, Media, Dance, Folk Studies, Practitioners from the fields of Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Folk /Traditional Arts/, Film and Media Arts, Cultural Management and Cultural Policy, Cultural Tourism.

Conference will cover all expenses related with conference: lunch and brakes during the conference, translation, further publication of the presentations in International Review and evening cultural program, local transportation as well as transfers from the airport. 


Registration fee for conference participants: 

For ELIA members - 175 Euro (Hotel- 3 nights/shared room, breakfast/lunch);

Non ELIAS members - 200 Euro (Hotel- 3 nights/shared room, breakfast/lunch).

Registration fee for conference Observers:  

For Observers (ELIA members) - 50 Euro;

Non ELIAS members - 75 Euro.


Contact details:

Conference Academic Council Chairmen – Professor, Dr. Levan Khetaguri

Coordinator – Ketevan Chkhikvadze

E-mail:  [email protected]

Skype: arts research institute



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