On Tuesday, September 15th, Levan Pavlenishvili, research associate of Energy & Environment Research Center, visited Eastern Partnership Youth Camp in Kvareli. Levan lead a session on the Market Economy. He conducted a Competitive Bazaar simulation with camp participants to give them a sense of how the market works. As this simulation requires, Levan divided participants into two groups of buyers and sellers. The main goal of sellers was to sell an imaginary Khachapuri at the highest price possible, while the buyers aimed at buying it at the lowest price possible. They were required to trade with each other in order to find an equilibrium price level. Afterwards Levan facilitated a discussion about economic potential of eastern partnership countries and how they can benefit from economic integration with European Union.

ISET continues its Distinguished Professors Lecture Series in cooperation with Tbilisi State University (TSU). On Monday, June 1st, in this installment of the lecture series, ISET hosted Alexander Shengelaya, professor of TSU and University of Zurich. Prof. Shengelaya delivered a lecture titled “Amazing World of Superconductivity” accompanied with the actual experiment about superconductivity.
Prof. Shengelaya entered the conference room with a huge thermos in his hand that provoked curiosity among the audience. He started his presentation by reflecting on the development and generation of energy consumption over last century and future challenges of this sector.

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