Gulshan Pashayeva

Dr. Gulshan Pashayeva is a Board Member of the Baku-based Center of Analysis of the International Relations (AIR Center), established in February 2019. Previously, she was a Deputy Director of the think tank The Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Before that, she worked for the United Nations Office in Azerbaijan as National Programme Coordinator for the UN Women (UNIFEM) project Women for Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding in the Caucasus (2001–2006), and as Public Information Associate for the United Nations Department of Public Information (UNDPI). From 1996 to 2001, Dr. Pashayeva directed the NGO Conflict Research Center and taught at various state and private universities in Azerbaijan. She was awarded a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship and conducted post-doctoral six-month research at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University, in 1998/99. Dr. Pashayeva specialises in conflict resolution and security studies, as well as gender and language policy. She is the author of more than 90 publications.

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    Articles by Gulshan Pashayeva

    Trapped Between War and Peace: The Case of Karabakh

    Large-scale armed clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani troops, from April 2 to 5 (see EDM, April 6), drew the international spotlight back to the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Karabakh, which has

    Baku Promotes Stability in the South Caucasus

    It appears that both processes surrounding the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Karabakh and the Armenian-Turkish rapprochement intensified almost immediately after the Russia-Georgia war in August 2008, which established a new geopolitical