SOAS University of London

Centre of Contemporary Central Asia & the Caucasus

Conference: Chechnya After Maskhadov

Please refer to the programme listed below

Date: 25 November 2005Time: 8:45 AM

Finishes: 25 November 2005Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Conference

9.30Lord Rea Opening Remarks
Political Section 
9.45Lord Judd Ex-Rapporteur for Chechnya and Ex-Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
10.00Akhmad Zakaev Ex-European Envoy of the late President Maskhadov
10.15Jeremy Corbyn Labour MP for Islington North
10.30Paul Goble Commentator on Russian affairs, ex-Chief (Radio Liberty)
10.45Q & A
11.05Tea/Coffee Break
Humanitarian Section 
11.30Madina Megamadova Chair, Mothers of Chechnya
Dr Khassan Baiev Surgeon and Author
12.00Dr Natalia Estemirova Memorial, Grozny
12.15Q & A
12.40Lunch Break
Socio-economic/ Military Section
14.40Andrew Jack Journalist, FT and Author
14.55Chris Langton Military Specialist
15.10Oksana Antonenko Institute of International Strategic Studies
15.30John Russell Bradford University
15.45Q & A
16.10Tea Coffe Break
Human Rights and Humanitarian Law 
16.35Bill Bowring Professor of International Law
16.50Daniel Schriber Deputy Head of operations for Eastern Europe
17.05Muhammad Shishani Vice-Chair of Chechen World Congress
17.20Steve Crawshaw Director, Human Rights Watch, UK

If you would like further information about this conference please contact MARCCH on:  020 8883 8999 or email

Organiser: In association with the Medical Aid and Relief for Children of Chechnya (MARCCH)