On October 16, Samtskhe-Javakheti State University in Akhaltsikhe hosted a public lecture “Populism and Anti-Liberal Attitudes in the Regions of Georgia” organized by the Liberal Academy Tbilisi. SJSU students and professors attended the lecture and following debates on liberalism and anti-liberalism. The situation in Georgia as a whole, as well as the developments and challenges in its different regions were also discussed at the lecture.

The event was part of a project supported by the Netherlands embassy in Tbilisi, “Increasing Resistance of Society against Populism, Far-right Radicalism and anti-Western Propaganda.”

The lecture was led by LAT director Lasha Tughushi and journalist Zviad Koridze.