Thomas V. Gamkrelidze#

Thomas V. Gamkrelidze

Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:2401
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GEORGIA

Thomas V. Gamkrelidze passed away February 10, 2021.

Positions Held
  • 2005 President of Georgian National Academy of Sciences
  • 2003 - 2005 Academician-Secretary of the Department for Language & Literature, Georgian Academy of Sciences
  • 2000 Honorary Director, Scientific Advisor and Head of the Learned Council, Tsereteli Institute of Oriental Studies
  • 1999 Head of the Chair for General & Applied Linguistics, Tbilisi State University
  • 1973 Director of the Tsereteli Institute of Oriental Studies, Georgian Academy of Sciences
  • 1964 Professor of Tbilisi State University
  • 1960 - 1999 Head of the Chair for Structural & Applied Linguistics, Tbilisi State University
  • 1953 - 1960 Research worker, Institute of Linguistics, Georgian Academy of Sciences

Fields of Scholarship
  • Indo-European linguistics
  • Structural and applied linguistics
  • Theoretical linguistics
  • Kartvelology
  • Ancient languages

Honours and Awards
  • 2013 Honorary President of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences
  • 2009 Honorary Member, «Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences» (AIPS), Bruxelles
  • 2008 Foreign Member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga
  • 2007 Honorary Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
  • 2006 Foreign Associate of the United States National Academy of Sciences
  • 2006 Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science
  • 2006 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1990 Ivane Javakhishvili Prize of the Georgian Academy of Sciences
  • 1989 Humboldt International Prize
  • Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy
  • Fellow of the European Society of Linguistics
  • Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Academician of the Russian Academy of Science
  • Honorary Member of the «Linguistic Society of America», Washington, D.C.

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