Earlier this week, Tom De Waal organized a superb two day conference on the South Caucasus After 20 Years. The sessions were very well attended and the level of analysis critical and realistic, with next to no nationalist posturing or polemics. See his recent commentary on the subject.
Tomorrow, the Harriman Institute at Columbia University is hosting a one day conference: Frozen Conflicts Twenty Years After the Fall of the Soviet Union
Friday, 02 December 2011, 9:00am–6:00pm
1501 International Affairs Building
I am presenting on public opinion in Transnistria, Abkhazia and South Ossetia in the first session.
9:15–11:00: Panel I: Governance and Institutions in Unrecognized Polities
Chair: Kimberly Marten, Barnard College
Laurence Broers, Conciliation Resources
Dennis Sammut, London Information Network, Conflicts and State-building
Sergey Markedonov, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Gerard Toal, Virginia Tech