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.

Latest Publications


Caucasus 2016

The fourteenth CI Caucasus Yearbook sums up the year 2016 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



The leading American scientific journal on post-Soviet space Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization‘s October issue published CI Director Alexander Iskandaryan’s article on The Velvet Revolution in Armenia.

Tea at the Caucasus Institute

Nagorno-Karabakh: What next?
with Alexander Iskandaryan

Location: Caucasus Institute, Yerevan
Date: February 19, 2019
Language: Russian

The Caucasus Institute invites students and young scholars under the age of 30 to take part in an informal discussion in Tea Party format.

The next Tea Party with CI Director Alexander Iskandaryan will take place at 7-9 p.m. on February 19, 2019 at the Caucasus Institute. The discussion will look into the current situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, resolution prospects, possible negotiation scenarios and the changing international setup around the conflict resolution process.
To attend, please complete this registration form by February 18. The number of seats is limited.

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