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Conference on Caucasus Studies 2008



Caucasus Studies in the fields of:




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Dates:   28 – 30 november 2008

Venue: The conference is hosted by Department of International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER), Malmö Univer­sity, Sweden (30 min. from Copenhagen airport).


The conference brings together researchers in Caucasus studies for a discussion on current developments in the region. How are these dynamics to be understood and explained from political, anthropological, historical, linguistic and cultural perspectives?


Papers are organized into thematic panels, such as Armed conflicts and migration, Migration and maintenance of cultural identities, Language policy and migration, Languages in contact, Transitional identities, Caucasian diasporas, Intrastate conflicts and conflict resolution, Caucasus in regional and global politics. We encourage multidiciplinary papers were as well as presentations of research in progress.

The conference is organized by Caucasus Studies at the Department of International Migra­tion and Ethnic Relations (IMER), Malmö University, Sweden, in cooporation with the Center for Caucasus Studies at Øresund University. The conference is supported by Sida (Swedish International Development Agency).


Karina Vamling, Associate Prof.              Märta-Lisa Magnusson, Associate Prof.

Contact details

Email: caucasus.studies@mah.se, Skype: CaucasusStudies


Department of International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER)

Malmö University

Citadellsvägen 7, S-205 06 Malmö, Sweden

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