Identity and Politics in Azerbaijan: Quo Vadis?

Date: 18 October 2016   Time:    7:00 PM

Finishes: 18 October 2016 Time:   9:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theartre

Type of Event: Book Launch

A dual book launch of Identity and Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus (eds. Mohammed Ayoob and Murad Ismayilov) and Turkish-Azerbaijani Relations: One Nation—Two States? (eds. Murad Ismayilov and Norman A. Graham) on the occasion of Azerbaijan’s Independence Day.


Time  Event
7:00pm Welcome remarks:
  • Dr Laurence Broers, Editor-in-Chief, Caucasus Survey
  • Mr Murad Ismayilov, PhD Researcher, Dev. Studies, University of Cambridge
7:05pm Opening address:
7:25pm Keynote speech:
  • Professor Guglielmo Verdirame, Nagorno-Karabakh: Impasses and Opportunities for Settlement (A Glimpse from the International Law Perspective)
7:40pm Dual book launch panel:
  • Dr. Laurence Broers
  • Mr Murad Ismayilov (co-editor), A guided tour through the books
  • Prof Rick Fawn, The role of election observation missions across the post-
    Soviet space: Russia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia compared
  • Dr Sofie Bedford, Turkey and Azerbaijan: One Religion—Two States?
  • Professor Norman Graham (co-editor), Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, and the future of Eurasia: Concluding Remarks
 8:45pm  Tea reception

RSVP by Saturday 15 October 5:00pm to Murad Ismayilov ([email protected])

In cooperation with Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Kingdom.

Organiser: Centre for Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus

Contact email: [email protected]

Contact Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4893


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