The Dynamics in the Caucasus Today

The Center for International and European Studies(CIES), in partnership with Center for Energy and Sustainable Development (CESD) will hold a panel discussion on “The Dynamics in the Caucasus Today” on Monday, 9 May between 13:30 – 15:30 in Hall 405 (Kadir Has University – Cibali campus).

This will be a stocktaking exercise of the the various political and energy dynamics in the region in the wake of the recent flare up in Nagorno-Karabakh and the increased tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Speakers include:

  • Mitat Celikpala, Dean, Professor, Department of International Relations; Graduate School of Social Sciences, Kadir Has University
  • Unal Cevikoz, Ambassador (ret.), President, Ankara Policy Centre
  • Volkan Ediger, Professor, Department of Energy Systems Engineering; Director, Center for Energy and Sustainable Development (CESD), Kadir Has University
  • Brenda Shaffer, Adjunct Professor, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES), Georgetown University; Non-Resident Fellow, Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C.
  • Dimitrios Triantaphyllou, Associate Professor, Department of International Relations; Director, Center for International and European Studies (CIES), Kadir Has University (moderator)