Turkey & the Caucasus after Georgia

Turkey & the Caucasus after Georgia

Featuring Keynote Speaker Graham Fuller

Wednesday, October 29, 2008
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Glen E. Howard
The Jamestown Foundation

Panel One:
9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Mitat Celikpala
“Turkey’s Reaction to the War in the Caucasus"
Associate Professor, Department of International Relations
TOBB University, Ankara

Saban Kardas
"Turkey and the Caucasus Stability Pact"
Department of International Relations, Sakarya University, Turkey

Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Panel Two:
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Igor Torbakov
"The Impact of the War on Russia-Turkish Relations"
Senior Researcher
Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki, Finland

John C. K. Daly

"The Strategic Implications of the Montreux Convention
for Non-Black Sea Powers"
Fellow in Eurasian Defense and Security Affairs
The Jamestown Foundation

*Keynote Luncheon Speaker*
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Graham Fuller
“Turkey and Georgia in the Changing Landscape of Eurasia”

Afternoon Panel:
1:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Paul Goble
“Caucasian Diasporas and Turkish Foreign Policy”
Director of Research and Publications
Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy

Ibrahim Kalin
“The Internal Dynamics of Turkish Foreign Policy”
Director General SETA
Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research
Ankara and Georgetown University

Dato Soumbadze
“A Georgian Perspective of Turkey’s Role in the Caucasus”