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The Caspian Region:  Politics Between the Seas

The Caspian Region: Politics Between the Seas

CIS Seminar Series

  • Date:
    Thursday, March 7, 2013
  • Time:
    12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
  • Organizer:
    Indira Persad
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Social Sciences Building (SOS)
  • Room:
    250
  • Cost:
    Free
  • Phone:
    213-740-9605
  • Email:

Summary:

CIS welcomes Taleh Ziyadov, Research Fellow at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Description:

The guest chair for this talk is JAMES J. COYLE, Ph.D. Director of Global Education, Chapman University, and the organizer of the talk is KATE SVYATETS, Lecturer, Chapman University, and Political Science and International Relations PhD candidate, USC. TALEH ZIYADOV is Research Fellow at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) in Baku, Azerbaijan. He holds a Master’s degree from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.) and is currently completing his Ph.D. degree at the University of Cambridge (UK). He is one of initiators and frequent participant in Track II events and initiatives organized around the Nagorno-Karabakh (NK) peace process. His articles and academic papers analyzing the conflict and the NK negotiations have appeared in various journals and newsletters, including Analysis of Current Events, International Negotiation Journal, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute Analyst, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Turkish Policy Quarterly, and the Moscow Times. He is the author of the book, Azerbaijan as a Regional Hub in Central Eurasia (Baku: ADA, 2012), and co-editor of the volume, Beyond Resource Curse (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012).