You are cordially invited to a lecture on the topic of
Human Geography of the Caucasus: Identity, Culture, and the Russian Factor
Fellow, Eurasian Research and Analysis Institute
M.A. Candidate, IWP
Tuesday, June 20
The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
This event is sponsored by the Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies.
About the lecture: Erik Khzmalyan will review the geographic boundaries of the Caucasus and countries located in the region and will identify the region’s ethnicities and their cultural and linguistic differences. Specifically, he will focus on those ethnicities that are less well known. He will then discuss Russia’s conquest of the Caucasus and the security challenges emanating from the Northern Caucasus.
About the speaker: Erik Khzmalyan is a Fellow at the Eurasian Research and Analysis Institute. Erik specializes in U.S. Foreign Policy, Eurasia, and Geopolitics. He is currently an M.A. candidate in Statecraft and International Affairs at the Institute of World Politics.
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