Calendar

Fall 2018

November 8-9 – Third Annual RUCARR Conference
Read more: http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/research/third-annual-rucarr-conference/

Spring/Summer 2018

February 27 – RUCARR and Caucasus Studies web & campus seminar
Dr. Aram Terzyan, guest researcher at GPS and Assistant Professor at Yerevan State University: Explaining the evolution of Armenia’s foreign policy.
When: February 27, 15.15–17. Where: Niagara building, 5th floor, Glocal Classroom.

March 13 – RUCARR seminar
Prof. Madina Tlostanova, Linköping University: Decolonizing knowledge, being and sensing: Caucasian resistance and re-existence.
When: March 13, 15.15–17. Where: Niagara building, 10th floor, seminar room.

April 19 – Book release on Parliamentary Elections in Russia
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2018/04/08/book-release-parliamentary-elections-russia/

May 21 – RUCARR seminar
Dr. Minna Lundgren, Mid Sweden University: Abkhazia: migration, memories and contested belongings.
When: May 21, 15.15-17.
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2018/05/03/seminar-dr-minna-lundgren/

May 22 – One-day conference: Declarations of Independence in the Caucasus – 100 years
When: May 22, 09.30-16.15
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2018/04/29/declaration-independence-caucasus-100th-anniversary/

July 6 –RUCARR på Almedalsveckan: Putins fjärde mandatperiod – och sedan då?
When: July 6, 14.00–15.20. (Almedalen)
Read more: http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2018/06/13/putins-fjarde-presidentperiod-och-sedan-da/

August 2 – LUPSRUSS Round Table/Focus group on Functional Variation (Ekaterinburg, Russia) 

When: August 2, 16:00-18:00.  Boris Yeltsin Centre, Ekaterinburg. Read more: Круглый стол: «Доступная среда: возможности и сложности центра города» [In Russian]

Fall 2017

November 22-23
Second Annual RUCARR Conference
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/research/secondannualconference/

November 23-24
Circassians in the 21st century: Identity and Survival – in the Homeland and Diaspora
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/research/conference-23-24-november/

Spring 2017

May 23 – RUCARR seminar
Mahama Tawat: “What’s new in the Russian academic landscape? Insights from Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow”

May 18 – RUCARR seminar
Elnur Aliyev: “Ethno-linguistic portrait of the Shahdagh people – minorities of Azerbaijan”
Svetlana L`Nyavskiy: “From language to war: Language policy debates in English-Medium Ukrainian and Russian News Agencies. The effects of Ukrainian events on language policy in Estonia.”
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2017/05/05/rucarr-seminar-may-18/

May 17 – Visit by Ambassador of Georgia
11.00–12.00, room 0826
Presentation given by Ambassador of Georgia to Sweden, Malkhaz Kakabadze: “26 Year of the Independence of Georgia and 25 Year of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Georgia and Sweden”

Maj 16 – Second RUCARR PhD workshop
Giorgi Omsarashvili: Militant Jihadist movements in the North Caucasus
Agil Valiyev: Cultural Diplomacy of Azerbaijan (Nagorno Karabagh)
Elnur Aliyev: Trilingual Electronic Dictionary (Kryz-Azerbaijani-English)

April 26 – Web/campus seminar
Prof. Fariz Khalilli:  “Recent archaeological researches in Azerbaijan and Medieval Agsu Town”
http://blogg.mah.se/caucasusstudies/2017/04/19/seminar-on-recent-archaelogical-findings-in-azerbaijan-and-the-medieval-town-of-agsu/

March 29 – Web/campus seminar
“Circassian Refugees in Syria”. Lars Funch Hansen, Caucasus Studies, introduces the little-known Circassian (North Caucasian) group among the Syrian refugees in Sweden. Representatives from the Circassian community are participating in the seminar and will be interviewed by Lars Funch Hansen http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2017/03/30/circassian-refugees-from-syria/

March 14 – RUCARR seminar
Prof. Bo Petersson, Co-Director of RUCARR,  will present a new book chapter: “Perspektiv på östutvidgningen: EU:s triumf eller fröet till dess undergång?”
Discussant: Associate professor Derek Hutchesson.
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2017/02/06/rucarr-seminars-on-the-future-of-the-eu/

February 28 – Caucasus Studies Web & Campus seminar
Dr. David Matsaberidze: “Pro-Western and Pro-Russian Tendencies in Georgia’s Foreign Policy”
Assistant professor of International Relations, Faculty of Social and Political Science, Tbilisi State University
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2017/02/23/seminar-on-pro-western-and-pro-russian-tendencies-in-georgias-foreign-policy/

7 February – RUCARR seminar
Associate professor Derek Hutchesson (European Studies, Dept. of Global Political Studies) will give the presentation: Brexit, the future of the EU and its implications for the wider Europe
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2017/02/06/rucarr-seminars-on-the-future-of-the-eu/

Fall 2016

8-9 December – RUCARR Inaugural Conference (Programme)
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2016/12/10/rucarr-inaugural-conference-december-8-9-2016/

24-25 November – Caucasus Studies workshop
Workshop, including the open lecture: North Caucasian Defence Towers in Georgia, by Søren Theisen.
http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2016/11/15/defence-towers-in-georgia/

23 November – RUCARR/GPS seminar
Academic freedoms besieged: Developments in Turkey and Russia
Read more: http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2016/11/07/seminar-academic-freedoms-besieged-developments-in-turkey-and-russia/

10 November – RUCARR – Erasmus Mundus PhD workshop
Read more: http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2016/11/07/rucarr-erasmus-mundus-phd-workshop/

8 November – RUCARR and Caucasus Studies Web & campus  seminar
“The 2016 parliamentary elections in Russia and Georgia”
Derek Hutcheson, Malmö University, & Alexandre Kukhianidze, Tbilisi State University
Read more: http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2016/10/26/seminar-on-the-2016-parliamentary-elections-in-russia-and-georgia/

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