On June 23, 2018, at the cafe ,,Rvas+1” there was held a public lecture by Zaal Chkheidze ,,Violence against children in Georgian and world literature”.
Expert discussed ,,Odyssey” , Telemachus, as an object of psychological violence. Zaal Chkheidze also talked about ,,Hamlet” and the feelings, violence forms derived within 19th century literature. He emphasized on Charles Dickens, Charlotte Bronte and their artworks, which reflect different examples of oppression and discrimination, which, in many cases, are causes of social problems. Expert also talked about Svetlana Alexievich’s ,,War’s Unwomanly Face”, In the work of Alexievich, social discrimination is reflected, in which children talk about their life, traumas. This kind of events are important because literature is a good way to see different social phenomena with different eyes.