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20 May 2024

The significant outflow of Armenians from Nagorno-Karabakh following the events of September 19–20, 2023, and the withdrawal of Russian peacekeepers from Azerbaijan on April 17, 2024, signals a potential shift…

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06 May 2024

Online Event Monday, May 6, 2024 10:00-11:30am EDT “Kazakhstan’s History on Television: Reconstruction, Interpretation, Controversy” is dedicated to the narrative representation of Kazakhstani history on television. Recent fictionalized biographies about…

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30 April 2024

Online Event Tuesday, April 30, 2024 from 10:00-11:00 am EDT In November 2024, the UN Climate Change Conference (COP29) will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, marking the third year in…

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22 April 2024

Online Event Monday, April 22, 2024 from 11:00am - 12:15pm EDT In the South Caucasus, Iran grapples with its relationships with Armenia and Azerbaijan amid regional power dynamics. Concerns about…

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09 April 2024

Online Event Tuesday, April 9, 2024 from 10:00-11:00am EDT Vassily Klimentov will be discussing his book, A Slow Reckoning: The USSR, the Afghan Communists, and Islam, published by Northern Illinois University Press…

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28 March 2024

In-Person Event Thursday, March 28, 2024 from 8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (EDT) Central Asia is at a pivotal point, facing significant geopolitical, economic, and environmental challenges that could have…

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14 March 2024

Online Event Thursday, March 14, 2024 from 11:00am - 12:15pm Nearly six months since the end of the Third Karabakh War, tensions persist along the Armenia-Azerbaijan borders as both nations…

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08 March 2024
Elliott School of International Affairs The George Washington University 1957 E Street, NW | Washington, DC | 20052,

Hybrid Event Friday, March 8, 2024 from 10:00 - 11:30am The disruption of Russian gas supplies in 2022 sparked a profound reappraisal of supply and infrastructure dependencies beyond the EU-Russia…

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07 March 2024

Image from Kazakhstan's Presidential Press Service Online Event In March 2019, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev assumed the presidency through a meticulously orchestrated succession, pledging to advance political liberalization and foster greater responsiveness…

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06 March 2024
Elliott School of International Affairs The George Washington University 1957 E Street, NW | Washington, DC | 20052,

Hybrid Event Wednesday, March 6th, 2024 from 10:00am-2:00pm Central Asia’s multi-vector approach to diplomacy has long been a cornerstone of its foreign policy, playing a prominent role in regional discussions.…

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29 February 2024
Voesar Conference Room (Suite 412) at the Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20052,

Hybrid Event Since the dawn of independence, the five post-Soviet Central Asian republics have identified themselves as a single political region. However, their separate efforts to shape national identities, institutions,…

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27 February 2024

Virtual Event Tuesday, February 27, 2024 from 10:00-11:00am Join us for a discussion organized by the Central Asia Program at The George Washington University to commemorate the 80th anniversary of…

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