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Centre of Contemporary Central Asia & the Caucasus

CCCAC Seminar Programme

The seminars are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.

Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Previous Events in this series

“How can I be post-Soviet if I was never Soviet”: lived time and historical time, perspectives from southern Tajikistan

Dr Diana Ibañez-Tirado (SOAS, University of London)

20 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Unpacking the Afghan elections

Anna Larson (Research Associate, SOAS), Antonio Giustozzi (Research Associate SOAS) and Jonathan Goodhand (SOAS)

23 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Researchers at Risk in Central Asia: the Detention of Alexander Sodiqov

Dr John Heathershaw (Exeter), Saule Mukhametrakhimova, (Central Asia Editor, IWPR), Representative from Amnesty International (TBC)

27 June 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Between State and Religion: Officials and Religious Figures in Soviet Tajikistan (1943-1991)

Sultonbek Aksakolov

13 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

CIRCASSIA: Exploring the Sounds of an Ancient Country

Vincent Moon and Bulat Khalilov (Directors)
This event will now be held in conjunction with the seminar on the 'Music of the Uzbeks of Northern Afghanistan'.  

4 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Central Planning, Local Knowledge? Labour, Population and the Tajik School of Economics

Dr Artemy Kalinovsky (University of Amsterdam)

27 February 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Militias, Counterinsurgency and Statebuilding in Afghanistan

Professor Jonathan Goodhand (SOAS) & Aziz Hakimi (PhD Candidate, SOAS)

20 February 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Foreign Policy Options of a Small Unrecognised State: The Case of Abkhazia

Thomas Frear (Independent Analyst)

23 January 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Development Challenges in Afghanistan

12 December 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Afghan Conundrum: Intervention, Statebuilding and Resistance

Jonathan Steele (Guardian), Aziz Hakimi (SOAS), Jonathan Goodhand (SOAS)

5 December 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Current Migration Trends in North America and the Post Soviet Space: A Comparative Perspective

Professor Andrei Korobkov (Middle Tennessee State University)

28 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Modes of Mistrust in the Caucasus and Beyond

Florian Mühlfried

21 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Managing uncertainty in Afghanistan - a view from the ground

Michael Keating, Senior Consulting Fellow, Chatham House; former Deputy UN Envoy to Afghanistan (until November 2012)

28 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

When mullahs rise up: Explaining variation in Muslim protests in Central Asia

Alisher Khamidov (Newton International Fellow at Newcastle University)

29 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Nagorny Karabakh peace process: is there a way out of the impasse? A public debate

Discussants: Tatul Hakobyan (Civilitas) and Tabib Huseynov (Saferworld)

21 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Why Central Asian scholarship needs a strong social theory?

Dr Balihar Sanghera (University of Kent)

Please note that this seminar is taking place on Thursday, 15 November (not Wed, 14 as was originally advertised).

15 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Price of Influence: Geopolitics and Human Rights in Central Asia, 2001-2011

Professor Alexander Cooley (Barnard College, Columbia University)

2 May 2012, Brunei Gallery, B101, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Non-electoral protest groups in electoral environments: the “new settlements” of Bishkek and the 2011 presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan

Dr John Heathershaw and Mr Serik Beimenbetov (University of Exeter)

15 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Confronting Legacies of Displacement in the South Caucasus -Panel organised by Conciliation Resources

Rachel Clogg (Caucasus Programme Director), Mira Sovakar (Caucasus Projects Manager), Laurence Broers (Caucasus Projects Manager)

8 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Labour migrants from Central Asia in Russia: Isolation or integration into the Russian society

Professor Sergei Riazantsev (Head of the Centre of Social Demography and Economic Sociology, Institute of Social and Political Research, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)

23 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

'An Enemy We Created': The Myth of the Taliban / Al-Qaeda Merger in Afghanistan, 1970-2010

Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix Kuehn (Authors)

There is thus an urgent need to re-examine the known facts of the Taliban-al-Qaeda relationship and to tell the story of the Taliban's encounter with internationalist militant Islamism, which is what Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix Kuehn set out to do in An Enemy We Created.

20 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, L67, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Shadow Governance: Approaches to Government and Institutions in Eurasia's de facto States

Dr Laurence Broers (Research Associate, Centre of Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus, SOAS)

9 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Everyday Life and Education of Women in Azerbaijan

Dr Tamara Sivirtseva (Independent Scholar, Associate Member of Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, the University of Chicago)

8 December 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Two Decades of ‘Development’: the Reshaping of Cities and Citizens in Uzbekistan

Dr Tommaso Trevisani (Free University, Berlin)

1 December 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Civil Society in Central Asia: Two contrasting Trajectories of Development - Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

Charles Buxton, INTRAC (International NGO Training & Research Centre), Central Asia Programme, Bishkek

24 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Youth Jama'ats in the North Caucasus: Return to the Islamic roots or a new religious movement?

Marat Shterin (King’s College London)

17 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

TBC

Erlan Karin

This event has been cancelled.

2 November 2011, , TBC, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Kazakhstan’s Migration Regime, ‘Illegal’ Foreign Labour Migrants and the Informal Migration Industry

Dr Bhavna Dave (SOAS)

27 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Afghanistan 10 years on: What lessons can be learned?

Astri Suhrke, Lucy Morgan Edwards and Edwina Thompson

20 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Two Decades of ‘Development’: the Reshaping of Cities and Citizens in Uzbekistan

Dr Tommaso Trevisani (Independent Scholar, PhD from Freie Universität, Berlin)

Due to strike action taking place this week we have had to cancel this seminar. We hope to accommodate Dr Tommaso Trevisani in our seminar programme, but details have yet to be confirmed. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

24 March 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The OSCE and the SCO in Central Asia: Competing Narratives of Security and Development?

Dr David Lewis (Senior Research Fellow, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford)

17 March 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Path dependence of institutional trajectories: explaining transition in Kyrgyzstan

Medet Tiulegenov (American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan)

10 March 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Oil Windfalls in Azerbaijan: The Challenges of Transparency and Good Governance

Farda Asadov (Director, Open Society Institute, Azerbaijan)

3 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Migration in Kyrgyzstan: Some Fundamental Questions

Dr Emil Nasritdinov (Department of Anthropology, American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)

27 January 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Book launch: Beyond the ‘wild tribes’: Understanding Modern Afghanistan and its Diaspora by Ceri Oeppen and Angela Schlenkhoff (eds.), London: Hurst, 2010

Dr Ceri Oeppen (University of Exeter) Dr Angela Schlenkhoff (Community Service Volunteers) Dr Deborah J Smith (formerly) Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit) Professor John Baily (Goldsmiths College)

20 January 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Dialogue Through Film

Screening and discussion of Armenian-Azerbaijani short films about the Karabakh conflict.

9 December 2010, Brunei Gallery, B102, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Taking Stock: The Child Labour Debate in Central Asia

Daniel Stevens (SOAS), Deniz Kandiyoti (SOAS) Joanna Ewart-James (Antislavery International) and Bhavna Dave (SOAS) [Chair]

2 December 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The New Institutions of Capitalism in Central Asia: Entrepreneurs and the Mikado Game

Gül Berna Özcan (Royal Holloway College)

25 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Special Status of FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas), Pakistan: War Against Terrorism in Afghanistan

Sarfraz Khan, Director, Area Study Centre (Russia, China & Central Asia), University of Peshawar

28 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Kazakhstan’s oralmany (repatriates) and their role in Kazakh society

Alan Parfitt (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

21 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Circassiada 2012 - World Circassian Olympic games in 2012

Dr Sufian Zhemukhov (Member of PONARS Eurasia Program and Former Fulbright Scholar) and Alexey Bekshokov (Chairman of the Union of Abkhaz War Veterans of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, RF)

14 April 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: On bride abduction in Kyrgyzstan

Julie McBrien

25 February 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Authenticity and tradition: secular discourses and non-secular accommodations in Uzbekistan

Johan Rasanayagam (University of Aberdeen)

11 February 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: The value of EU “engagement” in Uzbekistan since 2005– a tale of two projects

Daniel Stevens

28 January 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Book Launch: My Life with the Taliban. Abdul Salam Zaeef

Alex Strick van Linschoten (co-founder of Afghanwire and PhD candidate, Kings College)

21 January 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: The Jama’at al Tabligh in Central Asia: a mediator in the recreation of Islamic relations with the Indian subcontinent

Bayram Balci (Institut Français d'Etudes sur l'Asie Centrale (IFEAC))

14 January 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Empires of Mud: Wars and Warlords in Afghanistan

Antonio Giustozzi (LSE)

17 December 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Economic Challenges in Tajikistan: the Role of International Financial Institutions

Makoto Ojiro (Asian Development Bank in Tajikistan)

10 December 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Islam, Nation and Revolution: The Making of Central Asia’s First Communists

Adeeb Khalid (Professor, History Department, Carleton College, Minnesota, USA)

3 December 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: The Evolution of Regional Security Complex in Central Asia: Challenges for NATO and EU Policies

Andrey Kazantsev (Jean Monnet Fellow, European University Institute in Florence & Research Associate at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO))

26 November 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Is the Coexistence of Post-Soviet Secularism and Islam Stable?

John Schoeberlein (Director of the Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus, Harvard University)

5 November 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Dangerous Divisions: Revisiting Peace-building in the Ferghana Valley

Christine Bichsel (Postdoctoral fellow, University Priority Research Programme Asia and Europe, University of Zürich)

22 October 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Book launch: The use of aid during the British, Soviet and US-led interventions in Afghanistan. What lessons can be learned?

Peter Marsden, Anna Paterson, Jonathan Goodhand and Deniz Kandiyoti

19 May 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Seminar: Endangering Space: Towards a Critical Geopolitics of Central Asia

John Heathershaw (University of Exeter) and Nick Megoran (University of Newcastle)

5 March 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Temporary Conversions: Encounters with Pentecostalism in Kyrgyzstan

Mathijs Pelkmans (London School of Economics)

19 February 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Islam, State and the Transformation of the Rural Space in Post-Soviet Central Asia

Habiba Fathi (Research Fellow, Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC), London)

29 January 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Balance of Threat: Security Organizations and Foreign Policy Alignment in Central Asia

Gregory Gleason (Professor of Security Studies, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmisch & Professor, University of New Mexico)

22 January 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Postcards from Tora Bora

Wazhmah Osman (film director) and Kelly Dolak (co-director)

15 January 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Seminar: Debating Debate in Northern Afghanistan

Magnus Marsden (Department of Anthropology, SOAS)

4 December 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Roundtable: Russia-Georgia Conflict: Implications for Sovereignty and Autonomy in the Caucasus

Bill Bowring (Law, Birkbeck College), Laurence Broers (Projects Manager in the Caucasus Programme, Conciliation Resources) and Domitilla Sagramoso (Department of War Studies, King's College)

27 November 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: The phenomenon of alternative literature in Uzbekistan: a historical and comparative perspective

Hamid Ismailov (Uzbek writer, Head of Central Asia and Caucasus service BBC World Service)

13 November 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: The Debate over Alphabet Change in Kazakhstan

Rustem Kadyrzhanov (Institute of Philosophy and Political Science, Almaty, Kazakhstan)

23 October 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Patronage, Islam and the Fading Central Asian State

Dr Eric McGlinchey (George Mason University)

24 April 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: China, Xinjiang and the Transnational Security of Central Asia

David Kerr (Durham University)

13 March 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Revisiting the Tibet Question in International Relations

Dr Dibyesh Anand

13 March 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Rethinking Afghanistan? A Panel Discussion

Antonio Giustozzi (LSE), Deniz Kandiyoti (SOAS), Dave Mansfield (Independent), Andrew Wilder (Tufts University)

6 March 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: 'And let these rumours echo and re-echo': Law, Self-Determination, and the Postoloniality of Central Asia?

Akbar Rasulov (Law Faculty, University of Glasgow)

5 March 2008, 21/22 Russell Square, 102, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Seminar: Uzbekistan’s Development Impasse: Was It Inevitable?

Deniz Kandiyoti (SOAS)

28 February 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Georgia: A Permanent Revolution?

Vicken Cheterian (CIMERA, Geneva)

21 February 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Interaction and Coexistence in Bukhara

Dr Siddharth S. Saxena, University of Cambridge

24 January 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Koran, Kalashnikov and Laptop. The neo-Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan’

Antonio Giustozzi, LSE

13 December 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: International Actors in Central Asia: Pros and Contra

Anna Matveeva, LSE

6 December 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Security, Sovereignty and the Tajiik-Afghan Border

John Heathershaw, University of Exeter

22 November 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Film Screening: You are not an Orphan [Ty ne sirota] 1962

Director: Shukhrat Abbasov (Uzbekistan)

In this film Abbasov, one of the founders of Uzbek national cinematograph, brings out several issues and concerns, typical for the films of Soviet era – the effects of World War II on family life, life in Soviet orphanages and the ‘internationalism’ of Soviet life.

15 November 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Film Screening: Orator [Voiz] 1998

Director: Yusup Razykov (Uzbekistan)

This film explores the accidental exploits of Iskander, a 40-ish cart driver who is glumly comfortable in the Tashkent of 1915.

8 November 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Seminar: Paul Bergne, The birth of Tajikistan: National Identity and the Origins of the Republic

Deniz Kandiyoti (SOAS), Professor Edmund Herzig (Oxford University), Zuhra Halimova (OSI, Dushanbe) Monica Whitlock (BBC)

19 June 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Eurasian Crossroads: History and the present in Xinjiang, Chinese Central Asia

James A Millward

10 May 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Drugs in Afghanistan Opium, Outlaws and Scorpion Tales

David MacDonald (author)

26 April 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Failing to Change the Rules: Local Government and State-Building in Afghanistan

Sarah Lister (Independent Consultant (previously Head of Political Economy research at the Afghan Research and Evaluation Unit))

15 March 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: When Transition Visits Mountains: Education, Work and Careers in Southeastern Tajikistan

Najam Abbas (Institute of Ismaili Studies, London)

8 March 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Nurbulat Masanov: A Commemoration

Bhavna Dave (SOAS – Chair), Annette Bohr (Royal Institute of International Affairs), Natsuko Oka (Institute of Developing Economies, Tokyo), Benjamin Rahr (Bloomberg Television), Laura Masanova (wife of Prof Masanov) and Rachid Nougmanov

1 March 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: The Kazakhs of Western Mongolia: Dynamics of Cultural Expression

Saida Daukeyeva and Anna Portisch (SOAS)

22 February 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: The Situation of Women and Girls in Afghanistan

Kathryn Lockett (WOMANKIND Worldwide) and Ms Najia Haneefi (Afghan Women’s Educational Centre (AWEC))

8 February 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, Room 116, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Roundtable: Turkmenistan after Niyazov: The End of Isolation?

Victoria Clement (Western Carolina University), Michael Denison (University of Leeds) and John Roberts (Senior Editor, Energy Security at Platts)

25 January 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Framing Andijon: Islam Karimov's narration of the violence of May 12-13, 2005

Nick Megoran (Newcastle University)

7 December 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Aid effectiveness for governance and sustainability in Afghanistan

Hamish Nixon (Researcher, Subnational Governance Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit)

23 November 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: States of Improvisation: Ethnographic Reflections on Sovereignty in a Central Asian Border Zone

Madeleine Reeves (University of Cambridge)

16 November 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: From the Chaotic Mode of Domination to a New Authoritarianism: A Comparison between Russia and Kazakhstan

Jacob Rigi (Cornell University, New York)

2 November 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Andijan One Year On: Lessons and Perspectives for the Future

Monica Whitlock (BBC), Alisher Ilkhamov (SOAS), and Matteo Fumagalli (University of Edinburgh)

11 May 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Myths and realities of the Afghan jihad: bandits, guerrillas and warloads in Heart, 1979-1992

Antonio Giustozzi (LSE)

27 April 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Aiding Peace?: Peace conditionalities and 'post conflict' reconstruction in Afghanistan

Jonathan Goodhand (SOAS) and Mark Sedra (SOAS)

16 March 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Changing patterns of local governance in two Afghan Badakhshani border districts: the impact of heroin and opium

Marc Theuss (Independent consultant, Aga Khan Foundation, Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Department, Kabul (2002-2004))

2 March 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Revolution through Rose-coloured Glasses: Law and Institutions in Georgia

Christopher Waters (University of Reading) and Scott Newton (SOAS)

16 February 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Karabakh: What Price Sovereignty?

Mamuka Kuparadze (Studio Re, Georgia) and Svetlana Korsaia (Abkhazian State Television, Abkhazia)

30 November 2005, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Seminar: Social Policy in Central Asia

Chaired by Armine Ishakian (LSE)

17 November 2005, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM