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LITTLE WARS AND A GREAT GAME - Vicken Cheterian Lecture at Columbia University
Date: Thursday October 14th 2010  
Time: 06:30pm to 08:30pm
Contact: nk2334@columbia.edu
At the moment of the Soviet collapse, the Caucasus emerged as a major battlefield. Two decades later the region continues to suffer from violent clashes. This lecture will trace the sources of the Caucasus conflicts and their trajectory, the role of great powers, and the difficulties in finding peaceful resolution.

The Columbia University Armenian Studies Program, theáArmenian Center at Columbia University, theáMiddle East Institute at Columbia University, the Columbia University Armenian Clubáand the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)

Present

Little Wars and a Great Game:

Caucasus Conflicts and Desperate Search for Peace

A Lecture by

 

DR. VICKEN CHETERIAN

Political Scientist and Author 

Thursday, October 14, 2010, 6:30 pm

Lindsay Rogers Common Room

Room 707 International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th Street

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Contact: Nanor Kebranian at nk2334@columbia.edu

About the talk:á

At the moment of the Soviet collapse, the Caucasus emerged as a major battlefield.á Two decades later the region continues to suffer from violent clashes.á This lecture will trace the sources of the Caucasus conflicts, the role of great powers, and the difficulties in finding peaceful resolution.

About the author:

Dr. Vicken Cheterian is a Geneva-based researcher, working at CIMERA. áHe is the founder of the Caucasus Media Institute in Yerevan. Among his publications are Environment and Security Issues in the Southern Mediterranean Region (2009) and Little Wars and a Great Game: Local Conflicts and International Competition in the Caucasus (2001). áHis latest book, War and Peace in the Caucasus: Ethnic Conflict and the New Geopolitics, was published by Columbia University Press (2009).




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