On 21 February, 2023 at the Abkhazian Institute for Humanitarian Research named after D. Gulia took place the defense of two dissertations for the degree of candidate of historical sciences, specialty – archeology):
1. Zurab Khondzia “Archaeological monuments of the village of Kulanyrkhua and its surroundings”;
2. Shandor Kaitan “The Great Abkhaz Wall: questions of chronology and interpretation of the monument.”
Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar), Doctor of Theology, leading researcher at the Abkhazian Institute for Humanitarian Research took part in the defense of dissertations as a member of the Dissertation Council on History.
Candidates successfully defended their Ph.D. dissertations.