The Center for Global Education and the
Peace Studies Program
Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences
present an academic conference highlighting the conflict in Nagorno Karabakh, Friday, March 8, 2013 at 8 a.m. in the Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall 404 titled,
Struggle Between the Seas
The Nagorno Karabakh War between Azerbaijan and Armenia generated one of the world’s largest populations of internally displaced
persons, or IDPs, when hundreds of thousands of ethnic Azeris fled their homes in the face of Armenian forces. The Minsk Group spearheads the efforts to find a political solution to the conflict in and around Nagorno Karabakh involving Armenia and Azerbaijan.
The keynote speaker will be
U.S. Ambassador Robert Bradtke
, Former Co-Chair of the Minsk Process, who will speak on the search for peaceful settlement.
Other speakers include:
Thomas de Waal
, Senior Associate, Caucasus, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace;
, UK Ministry of Defense Staff College;
, Lecturer, Bentley University;
E. Wayne Merry
, Senior Fellow for Europe and Eurasia, American Foreign Policy Council;
Ambassador Rudolf Perina
, Former Senior Deputy, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Canadian Affairs;
, Advisor, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars;
, President/CEO, Eurasia Partnership Foundation;
, Research Fellow, Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy.
For more information about this event, please contact Ms. Loren Diaz in the Center for the Global Education at (714) 997-6830.