September 15 – RUCARR roundtable discussion on the situation in Belarus
Participants: Dr. Sofie Bedford (Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University), Prof. Aleh Cherp (IIIEE, Lund University), PhD Natallia Paulovich (independent reseacher, Warsaw), Martin Uggla (Chairman Östgruppen). Moderator: Prof. Bo Petersson (RUCARR, Malmö University)
When : September 15, 15.15–17.00 (zoom)
September 29 – RUCARR seminar
Dr. Kristian Steiner & Khalil Mutallimzada: Uncertainty and Extremism among Ukrainian Right-Wing Fighters. Discussant: Niklas Bernsand (Lund University)
When: September 29, 15.15–17.00
Where: Zoom – Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 6 – RUCARR seminar
Dr. Lincoln Mitchell (affiliated to Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University): “The Caucasus in the Post-Covid Multi-Polar World”
3-5 pm (zoom)
November 10 – RUCARR web conference with roundtables
(1) Putin’s “constitutional coup”: context and implications
(2) The parliamentary elections in Georgia – new challenges for stability and democratic development.
Read more: https://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/conferences/rucarr-web-conference/
January 28 – RUCARR seminar
Dr. Stepan Grigoryan (Analytical Centre on Globalization and Regional Cooperation): Velvet Revolution and Political Developments in Armenia When: 3-5 pm, January 28
Where: Niagara Building, Room TBA
February 18 – Web seminar
Dr. Mikayel Malkhasyan, Associate Professor, Yerevan State University: “The Medieval Roots of the Current Armenian Cultural Identity”
The seminar will be held on the 5th floor in the Glocal Classroom (by the C elevators).
When: February 18, 3.15 pm
May 4 – RUCARR seminar
Dr. Dato Gogishvili (Postdoc at Dept. of Urban Studies, Malmö University): Lofty Ideals in Aerial Connectivity: Ideology in the Urban Cable Car Network of Tbilisi, Georgia
When: May 4, 15.00-16.30 (zoom)
December 10 – RUCARR seminar
Professor Robert A. Saunders, Farmingdale State College (SUNY), Dept. of History, Politics, and Geography, NY: Getting over Borat: Exploring the (After-)Effects of Parody in the Post-Soviet Realm.
When: December 10, 3.15-4.45 pm
Where: Seminar room, 9th floor
November 19 – RUCARR seminar
Dr. Per-Anders Rudling: History as a political instrument in the Cold War: the 1941 Pogroms, the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists, and the CIA
When: November 19, 15.15
Read more: http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/2019/11/13/rucarr-seminar-with-dr-per-anders-rudling/
October 10 – RUCARR seminar
Prof. Oliver Reisner, Ilia State University, Tbilisi: Title Social Cohesion and Political Developments in Contemporary Georgia
When: 09.30–11.00. Seminar room at 9th floor Niagara
September 10 – RUCARR seminar
Dr. Kamal Makili-Aliyev, Researcher at Fculty of Law, Lund University: The evolution of the principle of self-determination: from Åland Islands to Nagorno-Karabakh and Catalonia. When: 15.15-17.00. Room: TBA. www.makili-aliyev.com
May 7 – Caucasus Studies web / campus seminar
Guranda Bursulaia, PhD Candidate at Free University, Tbilisi, and SI visiting researcher: Silence as a Narrator: The Case of the Georgian History Textbooks. May 7, 15.15-17.00. Glocal Classroom, 5th floor
April 23 – Caucasus Studies web / campus seminar
Dr. Tamta Khalvashi, Associate Professor at Ilia State University in Tbilisi, will give a web-seminar entitled: “The Myths of Medea: Economies and Cosmologies of Dispossession in Georgia”
In order to prepare for the seminar, we suggest that you read this article: Glocal classroom, Niagara 5th floor, 15.15.
March 26 – RUCARR campus seminar
Klas-Göran Karlsson: “The Armenian genocide: An interpretive framework”;
Maria Småberg: “Giving voice to Armenian and Yazidi women – the transnational life stories of Alma Johansson and Maria Anholm”
Maria Karlsson: “Genocide denial: the Armenian example”
When: March 26, 15-17
March 7 – Caucasus Studies / RUCARR seminar
– Guest lecture with Prof. Kakhaber Loria, Tbilisi State University. Hovedlinjer i den georgiske literaere prossesen fra de eldste tider til og med dagens literatur.
– Round-table discussion with translators of Georgian literature into Swedish and Swedish literature into Georgian
When: March 7, 15-17
February 14 – RUCARR seminar
Dr. Mikhail Suslov, Assistant Professor, Institute for Trans-Cultural and Area Studies, University of Copenhagen: Fantasy and Politics in Contemporary Russian Science Fiction
When: February 14, 13.15
November 8-9 – Third Annual RUCARR Conference
Read more: http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/research/third-annual-rucarr-conference/
November 13 – RUCARR/Caucasus Studies Web/campus seminar
Dr Emil Souleimanov, Charles University, Prague: Research on the micro-dynamics of violence in the midst of North Caucasian diaspora communities.
December 5-6 – ‘Promoting International Dialogue and Protecting Cultural Heritage in the Caucasus’
Read more: http://wpmu.mah.se/rucarr/conferences/promoting-international-dialogue-protecting-cultural-heritage-caucasus-dec-5-6/
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
May 21 – RUCARR seminar
Dr. Minna Lundgren, Mid Sweden University: Abkhazia: migration, memories and contested belongings.
When: May 21, 15.15-17.
May 22 – One-day conference: Declarations of Independence in the Caucasus – 100 years
When: May 22, 09.30-16.15
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]
Second Annual RUCARR Conference
Circassians in the 21st century: Identity and Survival – in the Homeland and Diaspora
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.”
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”
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.
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
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
8-9 December – RUCARR Inaugural Conference (Programme)
24-25 November – Caucasus Studies workshop
Workshop, including the open lecture: North Caucasian Defence Towers in Georgia, by Søren Theisen.
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/