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Friday, March 5

Conflict in Transcaucasia: War over Nagorno-Karabakh
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies along with Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS)
Sera Passerini
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In September 2020, Azerbaijan’s military advanced into the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and, by November, the Armenian side lost control not only of parts of the disputed territory but also of the security zone seized during the First Karabakh War in 1992-1994. Join us for a forum to explore the history and human cost of this war, the impact of Russian and Turkish rivalry in the region, and the prospects for long-term peace.

Vasili Rukhadze, Lecturer, Political Science, University of Pittsburgh

Gerard Libaridian, Professor Emeritus, History, University of Michigan
Zaur Shiriyev, Analyst for the South Caucasus, Crisis Group
Thomas de Waal, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Europe
Fatma Müge Göçek, Professor, Sociology, University of Michigan
Joshua Kucera, Turkey/Caucasus Editor, EurasiaNet