Tbilisi. Get acquainted with a publication “Specifics of development of civil society in Georgia”. It contains an analysis of stages of development of civil society in Georgia from the XIX century topresent. Oliver Reisner,the author, Jean Monnet Professor in European and Caucasian Studies at Ilia State University reviews in the publication the role and function of civil society on the way tomodernization of Georgia. The publication is part of a book about modernization of Georgia, created by Ilia State University (Editor Giga Zedania).