Education: Counseling psychology, psychological anthropology.
Position: Counseling psychologist at WISG; Lecturer of psychological anthropology at the Ilia State University.
Research Interests: Social and historical dimension in constructing Self by Georgian feminist movement actors, cultural vectors of personhood formation among Georgian change-makers, discursive unfolding of practiced moralities and ethical systems in post Saakashvili Georgia.
Languages: Georgian, English, Russian, French, Italian, Spanish.
Tamar Tandashvili has been working as a counselling psychologist at the LGBT and women’s rights NGOs. She teaches psychology and psychological anthropology at the Ivane Javakhishvili State University and Ilia State University (Tbilisi). Tamar covers the following topics in her research and counseling practice: Cultural institutes and formative processes of autonomous self in Georgian society; Mosaic disintegration of Selfhood as a subtle form of gender-based discrimination in contemporary Georgia. Discursive (in)accessibility of ethical practices and historical discontinuity in ethical systems’ formation in post-soviet Georgia.