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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Summer Saturday Speaker Series Featuring Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze

Pigments through the Ages: Social history of color

The lecture will deal with the social history of  the color blue and will focus on European history, beginning with antiquity through the nineteenth-century.
Saturday August 31 from 2-4pm
Gallery Fine Art Center
2151 Airline Drive
Bossier City, La (318) 741-9192

 About Dr. Mikaberidze:  Born in the Soviet Kazakhstan, Dr. Mikaberidze grew up in the newly independent Republic of Georgia. He holds a law degree from Tbilisi State University (Republic of Georgia, 1999) and worked as an international law expert at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia (1996-2000). In 2000, Dr. Mikaberidze moved to the US to pursue his dream of studying history. He joined the prestigious Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution at Florida State University where he finished his Ph.D. in history in 2003. He has taught European, World and Middle Eastern history at Florida State University and Mississippi State University and lectured on strategy and policy for the U.S. Naval War College. He has written and edited more than dozen titles, some of which have won literary prizes. At LSUS, Dr. Mikaberidze teaches courses on history of Europe and Middle East and is currently developing a course of history of private life in Europe.

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