Nov 21-23, 2016

Sergey Sargsyan presented a paper on the influence of migration from the areas of the ISIS active presence upon the radicalization and recruitment into terrorist organizations among the Muslim communities in Europe at the conference “Trans-border Migration from East to the East, West, and Russia: the Past and Present.” The conference was organized by the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS, in Moscow.

October 20-21, 2016

Sergey Sargsyan presents a paper “New Aspects of Recruitment into Terrorist Organizations in the Conditions of so-called Islamic State Existence” at the Second International Symposium on Politics and Society in the Islamic world at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland

September 29, 2016

Gayane Novikova participated in the Marshall Center Armenian Alumni Association seminar “Corruption as a National Security Threat” organized by the George  C. Marshall Center of the European Security in cooperation with the US Embassy in Armenia.

September 16, 2016

Sergey Sargsyan presented a paper “Analysis of the measured usage of military force to achieve an optimal political-military effect: The case of the Syrian Conflict ” at the conference organized by the Center of Political-Military Research at the Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO)

Sept 7-15, 2016

Gayane Novikova had several meetings with the colleagues at SOAS, LSE, and RIIS. On Sept 14th she took part in the discussion on Armenia’s Foreign Policy at the Chatham House, London.

July 20-22, 2016

Ashot Melyan participated in the Armenian-Georgian Expert Forum workshop “Armenia and Georgia in the framework of the European Integration: General Problems and Practical Implementations” hold in Akhalkalaki, Georgia

April 19, 2016

Sergey Sargsyan presented a paper on “Competing Dynamics of Integration Processes in the South Caucasus: Critical Features of the Current Stage” at the annual conference “Russia’s Strategy in the Caucasus in the Context of the Global Challenges and Threats” at the RISS in Moscow

April 18, 2016

Sergey Sargsyan participated in the seminar “The Escalation of the Situation in Nagorno Karabakh: Reasons and Aftermaths,” organized by the Moscow Carnegie Center

March 30, 2016

The sixth volume of “Regional Security Issues: 2015” is published. Dr. Gayane Novikova (Editor). See for more detail here.

March 25, 2016

Sergey Sargsyan participated in the Round table discussion “Regional security issues in the Caucasus,” organized by the Institute of World Economy and International Affairs, Moscow.

March 15, 2016

Sergey Sargsyan participated in the seminar and presentation of the statistic report prepared by the Caucasus Knot “Statistics on the Victims in the North Caucasus in six years” in the Moscow Carnegie Center.