Crisis in the Caucasus; Russia, Georgia and the Wider World

Seminar organized by the Aleksanteri Institute

Time: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 12.30-15.00

Place: Auditiorium Arppeanum, Snellmaninkatu 3
Printable programme (PDF)

12.30 Coffee
13.00 Opening of the seminar: Dr. Markku Kangaspuro, Head of Research, Aleksanteri Institute
13.05 Georgian Nationalism as a factor in the Russia-Georgia conflict: Dr Jeremy Smith, Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham
13.20 Kosovo - a unique case or a case of setting the norm?: Ms Jelena Obradovic, Visiting fellow, Aleksanteri Institute
13.35 Role of Energy in the Caucasus Conflict: Mr Mikko Palonkorpi, Researcher, Aleksanteri Institute
13.50 Georgia: in the aftermath of crisis: Ms Thea Kentchadze, Research Fellow, Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies
14.05 Russia-EU relations in the aftermath of the Caucasus crisis: Ms Hanna Smith, Researcher, Aleksanteri Institute
14.20 Discussion

We kindly ask you to register by October 27.

Contact person: Eeva Korteniemi, eeva.korteniemi (at), tel. 09 191 23645