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L. Karaia (B. 1983) holds M.A. in art history f rom the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, Georgia (2005). Currently she is PhD student in Museum studies area of faculty of humanities at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University with a thesis on researching the role and perspectives of Devel opment service in Georgian Museums. She was awarded with doc toral grants from Shota Rustaveli National Science foundation and within the grant carried out researches in definite museums of Austria and UK to contribute he r PhD dissertation with international experie nce. Lana Karaia works in developme nt and education at the Georgian National Museum (Tbilisi), as well as she is responsible for manageme nt of inte rnational projects at ICOM (Internati onal Council of Museums) National Committee in Georgia. Since 2015 she is National coordinator of European Museum Forum worki ng on far- ranging activities in the museum field for developing the public quality of European museums in the 21st century. Lana Karaia actively works on the capacity building projects focusing on the conte mporary museum c hallenges for the staff of Georgian museums (with contribution of inte rnational expertise) on the regional and international level. She has been working and is involved in the researches and projects, including “Integration and identity”- Research of Georgian immigrant artists in Europe and USA (researcher/c oordinator); project “Tbilisi museums” (co-author); regional project “Fundraising, marketing and comme rcial activities in museums” (manager); International project “Role and perspectives of Post-Soviet space museums” (coordinator) etc.