Caucasus Conference

The Annual Caucasus Conference, an international event that brings together experts from the South Caucasus (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia), Russia (including the Northern Caucasus), Turkey, the U.S. and the E.U. to assess and discuss the situation with governance, transition and development in the region.


The Caucasus Yearbook, a volume in Russian based on presentations made at the Caucasus Conference; it contains the results of research on nation-building, democratization, development, regional and European integration of the Caucasus.

Armenian-Turkish Relations

Latest Publications


Caucasus 2015

The thirteenth CI Caucasus Yearbook sums up the year 2015 in the South Caucasus region.

Editor: Alexander Iskandaryan


Shadow Economy in Armenia

The book in a popular form presents the results of the shadow economy research in the interdisciplinary theoretical context of sociology, political science and economics. The book will help scientists, students, journalists and a wide range of readers to see the features and patterns of the formation of a shadow economy in Armenia, and practitioners to develop measures to reduce it.

Author: Hrant Mikaelian

Upcoming events

Vacancy Announcement

Research Fellow

 START DATE: ASAP TERM: Full-time LOCATION: Yerevan, Armenia

JOB DESCRIPTION: The CI researchers should engage in a wide range of research and organisational activities in the field of policy research, education and advocacy, including but not limited to:
• implementing policy analysis, ensuring high-quality and timely delivery of necessary outputs
• engaging in extensive fieldwork
• contributing to ongoing and potential projects, as well as to the organisational development.
• MA degree in Political Science or Social Sciences
• Relevant research experience in academic and professional settings
• Excellent analytical skills
• Experience in conducting policy analysis
• Knowledge of and experience in applying research methods
• Excellent command of English, Russian and Armenian
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CVs and the latest research or any other publication (mentioning the date) by e-mail to Please indicate the title of the position “Research Fellow” in the subject line of your e-mail. The Caucasus Institute is grateful to all interested applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.



International Conference

The conference will sum up the year 2017 in the Caucasus. Topics for discussion are political trends in the South and North Caucasus in 2017, regional security and international policies with regard to the Caucasus. The conference is held in cooperation with the Swiss South Caucasus Foundation and with the support of the Embassy of Switzerland to Armenia.

June 11, Gulbenkian and Kerkorian Halls, Elite Plaza Business Center

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