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language educator

Brian George Hewitt, British language educator. Former trustee North Caucasus Trust, London; former chairman, trustee Medical Aid and Relief for Children of Chechenia; honorary consul Abkhazia in United Kingdom, since 1993; Fellow: British Academy; member: Writers Union Abkhazia, Abkhazian Academy of Sciences (honorary), Circassian Academy of Sciences (honorary), Philological Society.

Background

Hewitt, Brian George was born on November 11, 1949 in Doncaster, England. Son of Thomas Douglas and Joan (Cousins) Hewitt.

Education

Bachelor, St. John's College, Cambridge, England, 1972. Diploma in Linguistics, St. John's College, Cambridge, England, 1973. Master of Arts, St. John's College, Cambridge, England, 1976.

Doctor of Philosophy, St. John's College, Cambridge, England, 1982.

Career

Lecturer linguistics Hull University, Yorkshire, England, 1981—1988. Lecturer linguistics and Caucasian languages School Oriental and African Studies/London University, 1988—1992, reader Caucasian languages, 1992—1996, professor Caucasian languages, since 1996. 1st president Societas Caucasologica Europaea, 1986—1988, 1988—1990.

Board directors Marjory Wardrop Fund, since 1983.

Works

Membership

Former trustee North Caucasus Trust, London. Former chairman, trustee Medical Aid and Relief for Children of Chechenia. Honorary consul Abkhazia in United Kingdom, since 1993.

Fellow: British Academy. Member: Writers Union Abkhazia, Abkhazian Academy of Sciences (honorary), Circassian Academy of Sciences (honorary), Philological Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Growing fuchsias, classical music.

Connections

Married Zaira Kiazimovna Khiba Hewitt, June 25, 1976. Children: Amra Shukia, Gunda Amza-Natia.

father:
Thomas Douglas Hewitt

mother:
Joan (Cousins) Hewitt

spouse:
Zaira Kiazimovna Khiba Hewitt

child:
Amra Shukia Hewitt

child:
Gunda Amza-Natia Hewitt