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 2014

The twelfth CI Caucasus Yearbook sums up the year 2014 in the South Caucasus region.

Editor: Alexander Iskandaryan

Research Paper

Political-Military Dimension of the Ukrainian Crisis: “Hybrid” Lessons for the Post-Soviet Space

Author: Sergey Minasyan

Upcoming events


Values and Politics: Armenian Genocide Recognition by the German Bundestag and its Potential Implications

The CI in cooperation with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation will hold a roundtable discussion on the recent recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the German Bundestag and its potential impact on Turkey’s relations with the EU and with Armenia, and on political developments in the Caucasus neighborhood

Speakers: Stepan Grigoryan, Head of the Analytical Centre on Globalization and Regional Cooperation and Ruben Melkonyan, Deputy Dean of the Department of Oriental Studies, YSU

Moderator Sergey Minasyan, Deputy Director of the CI

Date & Time: June 21, 2016, 15:00

Venue: Caucasus Institute


Reporting Gender Issues in Armenia

The workshop is the second in a series of three one-day workshops held in May-July 2016 focusing on social and economic aspects of gender equality and practical ways to ensure it.

Trainees will obtain knowledge and skills for producing stories on gender issues in Armenia

Date & Time: June 23, 2016, 12:00-18:00

Venue: Caucasus Institute

To apply, please email your resume to by June 22, 2016

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