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


Political Sociology

The Caucasus Institute will organize a workshop on Political Sociology that will focus on
sociological approaches to the study of political realities (development, democracy, media, and elections).

Marina Muskhelishvili,
Professor at Georgian American University,
Head of the Social Studies Centre, Tbilisi, Georgia
Eveline Baumann,
Socio-economist at the IRD (Institut de recherché pour le développement),
member of Cessma,

Date & time:
November 12, 2016, 10:00

Caucasus Institute

To apply, email resume and motivation letter (half a page)
to by COB November 9, 2016.

Working Paper Presentation and Roundtable

The Political system of Azerbaijan and Its Dependence on Energy Resources

The Caucasus Institute will hold a presentation of a new CI Working Paper entitled The Political System of Azerbaijan and its Dependence on Energy Resources, by Armen Manvelyan, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia.

Hrant Mikaelyan,
Researcher at the Caucasus Institute

Sergey Minasyan,
Deputy Director of the Caucasus Institute

Date & time:
November 4, 2016,


Caucasus Institute

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