Institute of Italian culture (NGO)

Non-profit organization operating in the linguistic and literary field, active in Tbilisi, Georgia


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Claudia Palazzo
Claudia Palazzo Claudia Palazzo holds a bachelor degree in Sociology from University of Trento and a diploma in International Politics at ISPI (Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale, Milan). She has been intern at CSSEO (Centro Studi sulla Storia dell'Europa Orientale, Trento) and has delivered speeches on Eastern Europe at many conferences, including at Columbia University, Università Ca' Foscari, Al Farabi University, AUCA (American University of Central Asia, AUCA), and more. Claudia has participated in European training courses and youth exchanges in Romania, Lithuania, Turkey and Azerbaijan and speaks at a good level English, German, French and Russian, besides being Italian mother tongue. Among other publications, she is the author of the book “Morte del piccolo principe e altre vendette” published by “Il Palindromo” (2016).

Taught languages
  • Italian intermediate advanced
Tinatin Tsagareishvili
Tinatin Tsagareishvili Tinatin Tsagareishvili obtained a master degree in French and Spanish (Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages Ilia Chavchavadze; today Ilia State University), a First level Diploma in Italian language and culture issued by University of Siena, and she obtained a CILS Certificate in Italian as a Foreign language (Level C-2) in 2008. She is professor of Italian language at Ilia State University and an accredited translator at the Italian Consulate in Georgia since 2009. Tinatin Tsagareishvili has a long and overwhelming career as interpreter. Since 2009 she has worked in high level consecutive and simultaneous interpretation of -- among others -- Georgia’s president Eduard Shevarnadze and Georgian Patriarch (1999), Mikheil Saakashvili (2008) Giorgi Margvelashvili and the speech by Pope Francis (2016). read moreTinatin Tsagareishvili has also been involved in film translation from Georgian to Italian: among other works, she has translated the film "Felicità" (presented at Venice Film Festival in 2014) and the film "Credit Limit" (2014) both directed by Salome Aleksi-Meskhishvili ; in 2016 she has translated the documentary film about “the first Georgian expedition to Mount Ararat” commissioned by the archbishop Nikolos on the occasion of his visit to Italy. She also has gave public lectures in 2004 (“La pittura di Leonardo da Vinci” presented during the 2004 World Italian Language Week), in 2005 (“Margaret Mazzantini Don’t Move: Solitude and Ambiguity in Modern Man” held during World Italian Language Week), in 2014 (“Una piccola riflessione sulla narrativa pirandelliana” presented at the International Conference on Italian language: from Petrarch...” at the Italian Cultural Centre of the Ilia State University), and in 2015, with a lecture dedicated to the poetry of Giuseppe Ungaretti, at the same centre.less

Taught languages
  • Italian elementary intermediate advanced

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