International Conference on “The EU, Central Asia & the South Caucasus: new approaches on regional and international cooperation”

On 23/24 May 2019, the 4th International EUCACIS Conference “The EU, Central Asia and the South Caucasus: new approaches on regional and international cooperation” will take place at Park Hotel in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Experts from the European Union, the South Caucasus and Central Asia will come together to discuss conflicts in the South Caucasus, take a close look at the latest events in Central Asia as well as explore possibilities for cooperation and dialogue between the European Union, the South Caucasus and Central Asia in three different panels. The conference will be a great opportunity for international researchers and practitioners to meet, exchange, and strengthen the bonds between the three regions. The EUCACIS fellows are strongly involved in the conference organisation and will also present their scientific research to the international experts.

The international high-ranking conference is the fourth and last conference of the PhD Programme EUCACIS for Postgraduates and Doctoral Researchers in Central Asia and the South Caucasus, which the IEP and the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) organise in close cooperation with the OSCE Academy Bishkek.

The preliminary conference agenda is available here.

The conference takes place within the framework of the PhD Support Programme “The EU, Central Asia and the Caucasus in the International System” (EUCACIS) for Postgraduates and Doctoral Researchers in Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus, organised by the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP) and CIFE. It is funded by the VolkswagenStiftung as well as the ERASMUS+ programme. Postgraduates who are working on their doctoral thesis in political sciences contemporary history or economics on a topic related to its thematic focus at a university or academy of sciences in the Southern Caucasus or Central Asia (including Afghanistan, the Kashmir region in India and the autonomous region Xinjiang in China) get a three-year scholarship and receive skill trainings and PhD schools.

For further information, please consult: www.eucacis.eu

Please register here as soon as possible or at the latest by 20 May 2019.


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