Georgia-Russia Relations following Recent Political Transitions: Prospects for Peace

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Margarita Tadevosyan
Margarita Tadevosyan
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Nino Kukhianidze
Georgia-Russia Relations following Recent Political Transitions: Prospects for Peace
Event Date:

March 28, 2013 10:00AM through 3:00PM

Event Location: Arlington Campus, Truland Building Room 555
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Event Type: Event

Georgia-Russia Relations following Recent Political Transitions: Prospects for Peace

 

 

Thursday, March 28, 2013
10:00am - 3:30pm

George Mason University
School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
3330 N. Washington Blvd
Truland Building, Room 555
Arlington, VA 22201

 

 

The goal of the conference is to examine the development of relations between Georgia and Russia, particularly following the October 2012 parliamentary elections in Georgia, and possible confidence-building measures between these countries.

 

 

Conference Agenda:

 

10:00 - 10:30               Registration and coffee

10:30 - 10:40               Welcome and opening remarks  

10:40 – 12:15              Russia - Georgia Relations in the New Political Environment

                                     Nino Japaridze, American University, George Mason University

                                    Oleg Kozlovsky, Higher School of Economics, Moscow  

Niklas Nilsson, Uppsala University/Södertörn University College

                                    Thomas de Waal, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Q&A

                                    Moderator: Nino Kukhianidze

 12:15-13:30                 Lunch

13:30- 15:00                Georgia's NATO Aspirations

                                    Sergey Markedonov, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Frederic Labarre, Security Governance Group

Maj. Brian Boyce, former Marine, Air and Naval Attaché to Georgia

Mamuka Tsereteli, American University

Q&A

Moderator: Sarah Ludwig

 

15:00 – 15:30              Concluding remarks, coffee

 

 

Space is limited. Please RSVP by sending an email to mtadevos@gmu.edu.

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