November 19 – November 20

Gayane Novikova takes part in the International Conference “The Caucasus in the XXI Century: Visions for Future” (organized by GFSIS, Tbilisi) and presents a paper “Some trends of political developments in the South Caucasus”

October 28

SPECTRUM in cooperation with NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division holds “NATO – ARMENIA” a round table discussion with Ambassador Robert Simmons, NATO’s Secretary General Special Representative for Caucasus and Central Asia.

October 24 – October 26

Ruben Safrastyan presents a paper “Our Way to Europe: the European Neighborhood Policy” at the International Interdisciplinary Scientific Symposium “South Caucasus on the Way to the European Integration,” organized by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany) and Humboldt Club Georgia in Tbilisi

October 20 – October 21

SPECTRUM holds an International Conference “Between the Caspian and Black Seas: New Challenges and Opportunities for the South Caucasus,” sponsored by NATO PDD and MFA of Finland

October 6 – October 8

Gayane Novikova, Director of the Center, participates in the NATO Parliamentary Assembly 61st Rose-Roth seminar “Security in the South Caucasus” in Yerevan

September 28 – September 30

Richard Giragosian makes a presentation “Competition between China and Japan for Russia’s Far East Oil Pipeline Project” at the international conference “Natural Resources and Contemporary Conflicts” in Montréal

August 29

The Center has published the conference papers “The South Caucasus as a Part of the Wider Europe”

July 28

Center welcomes Mr. Richard Giragosian as its associated expert in international relations with a focus on economics, security and political developments in the former Soviet Union and the Middle East

June 28

SPECTRUM holds a seminar “Turkey in a new geopolitical situation: expectations in Armenia”

June 27

Sergey Sargsyan comments the results of the Iranian presidential elections for ArmInfo News Agency

June 14

Gayane Novikova takes part in the seminar “The EU Policy in the South Caucasus,” organized by the NGO “European Integration”

May 13

The Marshall Center Alumni Association and SPECTRUM hold a joint seminar “The threat of global terrorism today: the view from Armenia” with participation of the MC professors. Sergey Sargsyan presents a paper “The war in Iraq: the view from the region.”

April 29 – April 30

Experts of the Center take part in the International Conference “The Caucasus – 2004,” organized by the CMI

April 25 – April 28

Sergey Sargsyan takes part in the Conference and PAP-DIB Regional Training Course in Tbilisi, Georgia

April 21

Dr. Ruben Safrastyan speaks at the International Conference “Ultimate Crime, Ultimate Challenge. Human Rights and Genocide,” organized by the MFA of Armenia

April 12 – April 14

Dr. Gayane Novikova participates in the seminar on the Individual Partnership Action Plan Process, Republic of Armenia, organized by the George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies and the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia

March 17 – April 4

Dr. Ruben Safrastyan has given a number of interviews to different TV-Channels on the Armenian Genocide issue and Armenian-Turkish relations

March 16

Dr. Gayane Novikova, President of the Marshall Center Armenian Alumni Association, discuss with Dr. John Rose, Director of the Marshall Center, some frameworks of the future cooperation

March 15

Dr. Gayane Novikova and LTC (ret.) Sergey Sargsyan take part in the round table discussion with Dr. John Rose, Director of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

March 14

Dr. Gayane Novikova gives an interview about the situation in Lebanon to the TV-channel “Erkir-Media”
Analysts of the Center take part in the round table discussion “The US Policy toward Iran” at the CMI

March 9

SPECTRUM presents its new publication “The Nagorno Karabakh Conflict: in Search of the Way Out”

March 2

The Marshall Center Armenian Alumni Association is officially registered

February 26

The Center has published a collection of articles “The Nagorno Karabakh Conflict: in Search of the Way out. To the Question of the Readiness of the Armenian and Azerbaijani Societies to a Compromise Resolution of the Conflict” within the framework of the CBM Program of the Council of Europe

February 25

Analysts of the Center Sergey Sargsyan and Ashot Melyan participate in the round table discussion “The Velvet Revolutions,” held by CMI

February 3 – February 5

Gayane Novikova takes part in the International Conference “The South Caucasus in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities,” organized by the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies in Tbilisi, Georgia

January 10

Analysts of the Center discuss research plans and the schedule of activity for 2005