21 мая 2007 09:00


THE CIRCASSIANS: Past, Present and Future (conference) 0


In Cooperation with: The Circassian Cultural Institute

Monday, May 21, 2007 (Official Circassian Memorial Day) 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location:
The Jamestown Foundation
1111 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036


Reservations are required. Please e-mail your name and affiliation to:
rsvp-may21@jamestown.org


AGENDA

Registration 8:30 AM

Introduction 9:00 AM
Glen E. Howard
President, The Jamestown Foundation

Opening Remarks
Ed Youghar
President, the Circassian Cultural Institute


MORNING PANEL

The Circassians (9:10-10:45 AM)

1) Paul Henze, Rand Corporation (Retired)

"Who are the Circassians? A Historical Perspective on the Circassians and Imperial Russia"

2) Dr. Kemal Karpat, Director of the Center of Turkish Studies, Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

"The Circassian Migration to Turkey"

3) Paul Goble, Professor, Institute of World Politics

"Are the Circassians Again Looking Beyond Their Borders?"

Coffee Break 10:45-11:00 AM

Russia's Circassian Frontier (11:00-12:30 PM)

Dr. Matthew Light, J.D., Ph.D. ,Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst

"The Proposed Merger of Adygeia and Krasnodarskii Krai: Why, Why Now, and What Next?"

Ali Berzeg, Executive Director, Circassian Congress Movement, Maikop, Adygeia, Russia

"The Democratic NGO Movement in Circassia"

Fatima Tlisova, Former North Caucasus Correspondent, Regnum News Agency

"The Resurgence of Circassian Nationalism in the North Caucasus"

Mairbek Vachagaev, Doctoral Candidate Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France

"The Military Jammats in Karachai-Cherkess"


Break for Lunch 12:30-2:00 PM

AFTERNOON PANEL

The Circassian Diaspora 2:00-4:00 PM

Dr. Alexandre Toumarkine, Vice Director, The French Research Institute, Istanbul, Turkey

"Where Are the Circassians Today? The Circassian Diaspora in Turkey & the Middle East"

Ziad Hajjo, Circassian-American

"The Circassian Diaspora in America"

Dr. Kemal Karpat, Director of the Center of Turkish Studies, Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Discussant

CLOSE OF CONFERENCE 4:00 PM

Reservations are required. Please e-mail your name and affiliation to:

Jamestown Foundation: http://www.jamestown.org

Best regards,
Metin Sonmez

www.CircassianWorld.com

http://www.circassianworld.com/Conference_21May.html


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