IIIrd Heraldic and Vexillological Conference “Heraldry and Historical Sources” (Tbilisi, 15-17 September 2023)

The State Council of Heraldry at the Parliament of Georgia and “Ivane Javakhishvili” Tbilisi State University are organizing the IIIrd Heraldic and Vexillological Conference “Heraldry and Historical Sources” (Tbilisi, 15-17 September 2023).

The lectures are listed below:

  • Tornike ASATIANI – “The Sources of Georgian Heraldry and the Symbolic Practices in Contemporary Georgia”;
  • Andrea BABUIN – “Late Byzantine Flags and Heraldry”;
  • Luc DUERLOO – “Portolans: Portals to a Heraldic and Vexillological Past”;
  • Omiko EJIBIA – “Ali al-Sharaf’s Black Sea Portolan”;
  • Petr EXNER – “Bohemian, Moravian and Silesian Symbols in Historical Sources”;
  • Manana GABASHVILI – “Sea and Ships with Georgian Flags on the Fresco of the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral”;
  • Mamuka GONGADZE – “Historical sources (Portolans) in the Process of State Symbols Determination”;
  • Andriy GRECHYLO – “Rural Seals of Galicia (Halychyna) from the XVIII-XIX Centuries as a Source for Modern Municipal Coats of Arms and Flags”;
  • Teimuraz JOJUA – “One More Impression of King Giorgi’s Seal Showing Five-Fold Cross Found in a Hagiographic Collection A-382 Copied in the First Half of the 14th Century”;
  • Iason JONGEPIER – “Portolan Charts in a Digital Era”;
  • Patrice de LA CONDAMINE – “Heraldic Heritage in Actual and Historical Flags (States, regions, towns, etc. via examples)”;
  • Davit MAISURADZE, Nestan BAGAURI – “Cross with Four Dots in Georgian Historical Documents”;
  • Gerard MARI BRULL – “Heraldry of the Hispanic Monarchy and its States through the Decorative Arts: Heraldic Decoration of two 17th Century Desks”;
  • Maia PATARIDZE – “The Crusader Traces in the Georgian Numismatics”;
  • Elizabeth ROADS – “History and Heraldry – Historical Influences on Scottish Coats of Arms”;
  • Mamuka TSURTSUMIA – “Jerusalem Cross: Its History and Development”;
  • Nicolas VERNOT – “Relevant or Inappropriate? Aristocratic Emblems in French Civic Heraldry”.

The brochure of the Conference is available below: